GH Whampoa Cinema

Level 2 Whampoa Plaza, 7 Tak On Street, Whampoa Garden, Hunghom,
Hong Kong

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The UA Whampoa Cinema is situated in Whampoa Garden, which is a private housing estate built on the site of the former Whampoa Dockyard in Hunghom on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong.

The theatre opened to business on 1st May 1989 with four auditoriums on Level 2 in Whampoa Plaza, with another two auditoriums added later in the ship-shaped shopping arcade " Whampoa".

In the late-1990’s, the two auditoriums in Whampoa were closed due to poor business.

Its four auditoriums remained open in Whampoa Plaza and were equipped with Dolby A, Dolby SR and Dolby SR-D sound system as well as DTS in House A, House B and House D, while House C with DTS/SDDS sound system. Films in 3D digital version can be shown at the theatre. It was closed in October 2009, but was re-opened in December 2009 by Golden Harvest.

Contributed by Raymond Lo

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Suwanti
Suwanti on October 8, 2009 at 11:58 am

The theatre closed on 8th October, 2009.

Suwanti
Suwanti on December 17, 2009 at 9:41 am

The UA-Whampoa cinema re-opened as GH-Whampoa Cinema on 10th December, 2009.

Suwanti
Suwanti on May 29, 2011 at 4:17 am

The photograph is wrong.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on March 19, 2013 at 12:46 am

The two-screen theater in the Whampoa shopping arcade was designed by San Francisco architect Daniel T. Uesugi, who designed many projects for United Artists in the 1980s.

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