Marmorhaus Lichtspiele

Kurfurstendamm 236,
Berlin 10623

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Previously operated by: Ufa

Architects: Hugo Pal

Functions: Retail

Styles: Art Nouveau

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Marmorhaus Lichtspiele

The Marmorhaus opened in 1913 and the name translates as ‘Marblehouse’, which is appropriate as the facade is completely covered in white marble slabs. Original seating was for 620 in orchestra and balcony levels and the architect was Hugo Pal.

The interior was twinned in 1972 and further sub-divided into 4 screens in 1975 which destroyed the original interior decorations.

The cinema closed in 2001 and the interior was stripped out and gutted. Today it serves as a retail clothing shop, but still has the original ‘Marmorhaus’ blue neon name sign on the freshly cleaned marble facade.

Contributed by KenRoe

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on May 5, 2006 at 7:47 am

A night photograph of the Marmorhaus, operating as a 3 screen cinema in 1981? on June 30, 2007 at 10:10 am

More infos and photographs on this theater (and many others) can be found on the German language only Berlin Movie Theater Guide – UFA Marmorhaus

Trotsky on June 11, 2015 at 1:59 pm

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari had its world premiere here in February 1920.

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