Island Theatre

Aberdeen Main Road,
Hong Kong

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Island Theatre

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The Island Theatre was a small neighbourhood theatre in Aberdeen on the southern side of the Hong Kong Island. It opened at an unknown date before WWII. As of 17th October 1943, the theatre was still in business. During the war years, only films censored by the Japanese Armies could be shown at the theatre. It re-opened at an unknwn date after the war, and showed selected films until its closure in the mid-1980s.

Its 498-seat auditorium with circle was on the ground floor of the theatre building. The theatre had overhanging electricing fans, and air conditioning was installed at an unknown date. There was a small screen on the right side of the proscenium.

A residential building was built on the site of the theatre.

Contributed by Raymond Lo

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hhpy
hhpy on October 21, 2011 at 11:06 am

This might be a photo of Island: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dboo/2887609991/

Suwanti
Suwanti on June 13, 2014 at 2:59 am

Chinese name 香島戲院.

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