Gaumont Grand Ecran Italie
30 Place d'Italie,
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Previously operated by: Gaumont France
Architects: Jean-Louis Renoux
Previous Names: Gaumont Gran Ecran
- UGC Gobelins
- Gaumont Gobelins 6 & 7
- Gaumont Les Fauvettes
- Fondation Jerome Seydoux-Pathé
- Palace Italie
News About This Theater
- May 27, 2008 — Fight for Grand Ecran Place d'Italie
Located on the Place d'Italie in the southeast of the city centre, in the Italie shopping centre which was designed by Japanese architect Kenzo Tange. The facade of the building is a wall of clear glass.
Opened on 22nd June 1992, the Gaumont Grand Ecran cinema was designed by architect Jean-Louis Renoux of the Gaumont France circuit. Seating was provided for 652 in the main auditorium, which has a huge 24 metres wide screen, the largest screen in Paris. It was equipped for 70mm film and THX sound. There were two mini-auditoriums seating 100 in each.
It was closed on 2nd January 2006 with “King Kong” directed by Peter Jackson. Plans were proposed to convert the space/possibly demolish for a shopping mall.
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