Teatro Sylvia Pinal

Yucatan 160,
Mexico City

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The Cine Estadio opened on 4th December 1949 with Walt Disney’s "So Dear To My Heart" starring Bobby Driscoll. Initially seating was provided for 4,000, all on a single floor. The building engineer was Carlos Fauto Tomassi, and the architects Frederico Beltran and Puga. The proscenium opening bore a resemblence to that at Radio City Music Hall, New York.

The Cinema Estadio was still open as a cinema in 1971. In 1988, it became a live theatre, re-named Teatro Silvia Pinel, staging comedies, musicals and spectaculars.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 24, 2011 at 3:37 am

Three photos of Cine Estado can be seen on this page of Boxoffice, February 4, 1950. A photo of the exterior can be seen at lower right on the previous page.

Here’s the full address for Cine Estadio: Yucatán 160, Roma Norte, Cuauhtémoc, Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico

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