Odeon Glasgow

56 Renfield Street,
Glasgow, G2 1NF

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arkay
arkay on June 7, 2017 at 4:03 pm

Again seen a few films here LIVE AND LET DIE The ADAMS family Manhattan and the last film i seen there was Jackie Brown, other one of Glasgows great picture houses.

HowardBHaas
HowardBHaas on May 16, 2013 at 9:28 am

Photo essay http://brucepeter.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/the-odeon-cinema-in-glasgow.html

rmayr
rmayr on November 23, 2012 at 7:40 pm

The organ from the ODEON is now in the U.S in a private house.

Jasonmullen
Jasonmullen on May 1, 2012 at 6:10 pm

Some promising interest shown from Sir Cameron Mackintosh into making this cinema into a Theatre.

http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/314772/Showman-s-grand-plan-for-old-cinema

Ian
Ian on June 16, 2011 at 3:43 am

Two photos taken in June 2011 of the Odeon:–

MAIN ENTRANCE

STAGE END

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on January 1, 2010 at 7:43 am

Photographed on its 75th birthday on New Years Eve 2009, still empty and unused:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/gbarr/4230721063/

garypainter
garypainter on November 15, 2007 at 1:11 pm

A new scheme was passed by Glasgow City Council in November 2007 which involves demolition of the auditorium block, to be replaced by a 9-storey glass tower. The entrance block will apparently be restored to an approximation of its 1934 opening appearance.

Story and pics here:

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Ian
Ian on February 21, 2007 at 9:34 am

Photo from 1993 here:–

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iRoss
iRoss on January 7, 2006 at 8:04 pm

A rather poor quality photograph (sorry, only had a phone with me – digital camera nowhere to be found right now) of the Odeon as it closed, with the last audience leaving. Can be found at;

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To all at the Odeon, your service was far better than the local competition. To all of you, Thankyou and Goodnight.

garypainter
garypainter on January 7, 2006 at 6:35 am

This cinema closed on January 7th 2006. Current plans for the building involve the demolition of the interior behind the retained outer walls, for use as shops, restuarants and a nightclub. The main facade is supposedly to be restored to a closer version of the 1934 original than was done during the 1999 refurbishment.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on December 7, 2005 at 3:36 am

More information, plus vintage internal and recent exterior photographs of the Odeon Glasgow:
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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on December 7, 2005 at 3:25 am

Here are a few exterior photographs of the Odeon Glasgow over the years:
1. In 1949 View link
2. In 1955
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3. In the Summer of 1960
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4. A closer view on a Summer evening in 1960
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5. In 1961
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6. Later that same evening in 1961
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7. In 1971 as a triple screen, with cladding added to the facade.
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