Hornsby Odeon Cinema

155 Pacific Highway,
Sydney, NSW 2077

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Hornsby Odeon Cinema

Located in the Hornsby district of Sydney. The Pacific Theatre was opened in 1914 and had a capacity for 653 seats.

Now known as the Odeon Hornsby Cinema. Recent technical upgrades include: Installation of full HD Christie Digital projection equipment coupled with the only certified Dolby 7.1 surround auditorium in Sydney. No more scratches, missing sections of the movie, or noisy soundtracks, a crystal clear sound and picture every session.

Contributed by john gleeson

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johngleeson on February 3, 2013 at 9:22 am

The original theatre on this site was an open-air type, owned by Buck Buchanan. It had corrugated iron walls and deck chairs, showing silents accompanied by piano and violin. Sold in 1923 to David Glover who built a new theatre. It had stalls in the lower level (now shops) and the upper level had the lounge, dress circle and several balconies. This building survives today and is closing in on its 100th birthday.

ianej on October 12, 2018 at 9:40 pm

The Odeon opened in 1914 as Hornsby Cinema with the foyer on street level. The cinema was rebuilt in 1921 and again in the 1930s when art deco was at the forefront of building design. The cinema retains its facade on Hornsby’s ‘old side’ and was named The Odeon in the mid-90s.

ianej on October 12, 2018 at 9:44 pm

The Odeon claims to be the only single-screen cinema left in Sydney.

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