Cine Encanto

Neptuno and Consulado,

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elmorovivo on August 29, 2016 at 4:05 pm

This cinema was the first in Latin America to install air conditioner system, built by the Carrier Corp. of Newark NJ.

guarina on June 24, 2013 at 4:09 pm

Very elegant. It was located on Neptuno street between Consulado and Industria. The architect who designed it was named Enrique Gil y Castellanos. It was open by 1924, in my mother’s youth. It had an orchestra then, where Armando Oréfiche played the piano, on a pit which rose at intermission, and it showed silent movies.

atmos on July 21, 2012 at 5:57 am

Located on the corner of Neptuno and Consulado Streets and had 1500 seats.

atmos on July 20, 2012 at 6:06 am

According to an article in Motion Picture News which includes some interior photos this cinema opened in 1928 and was atmospheric in design.The architect is listed as Enrique Gil Y Castellanos.