82 High Street,
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Located on the High Street of this Suffolk town. The Greyhound Hotel was opened in the 1860’s, and was re-named Victoria Hotel in 1897. It was re-named Carlton Hotel after World War II.
The Victoria Cinema was located in the hotel ballroom, and opened in the 1920’s. It was in use as a ballroom in 1924 when Fred Astaire appeared here. The Victoria Cinema played pictures and ocassional variety shows on its 15 feet deep stage. There were two dressing rooms. The Victoria Cinema was closed in the early-1950’s.
The entire building was demolished in May 1977. A branch of Boots chemists was built on part of the site.
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