Park Cinema

South Street,
Sheffield, S2

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Park Cinema

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Located in the Park Hill district of Sheffield city centre. The Park Picture Palace was opened on 1st August 1913. The facade was covered in white faiance tiles, and had a short ornamental tower at each end (later removed). Seating was provided in stalls and circle levels. It was operated by Sheffield Park Pictures.

It the early-1930’s it was equipped with a British Accoustic(BA) sound system. In the early-1950’s it was re-named Park Cinema. It was closed in June 1960, but was taken over by another operator and re-opened, only to close again in June 1962.

In November 1963, it was taken over by a cinema enthusiast Dennis O'Grady, and was re-opened. The Park Cinema was finally closed on December 31st 1966 with a double bill Walt Disney programme; “Peter Pan” and “Emil and the Detectives”.

Contributed by Ken Roe
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