Empire Cinema

Buttermarket Street,
Warrington, WA1

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1921, Buttermarket Street, The new Empire Cinema & Billiard Hall.

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The Empire Picture Theatre was opened on 10th October 1921 with Anna Q. Nilsson in “Why Girls Leave Home”. There was a billiard hall in the basement.

In 1955, the Empire Cinema was the first in Warrington to be equipped with CinemaScope. It was closed on 11th October 1961 with Pat Boone in “All Hands on Deck”. The building was demolished and a Halford’s store was built on the site.

Contributed by Ken Roe
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