Cine Duplex

San Rafael 161,

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Architects: Luis Bonich

Styles: Art Deco

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Cine Duplex

Located in the west of the city centre. The Cine Duplex was opened in late-1947. It was built adjacent to the Cine Rex (which had opened in July 1938) and shared the same foyer. Designed by architect Luis Bonich and interior designs were by Manolo Alvarez. Seating was provided in orchestra and balcony levels, with the projection booth hung beneath the balcony. still operating in 1958.

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guarina on July 30, 2012 at 3:49 pm

This theater was inaugurated in 1947, located on San Rafael between Consulado and Industria, next to Rex Cinema and part of the complex. It showed “Intermezzo” with Ingrid Bergman and Leslie Howard.

elmorovivo on June 19, 2013 at 10:20 pm

Two small, beautiful movie theaters, next to each other in San Rafael between Consulado and Industria, the Duplex, seated 500 and the Rex Cinema, 750 people

elmorovivo on June 19, 2013 at 10:21 pm

Again wrong map location, see the former comment

pines55 on May 21, 2018 at 2:29 am

We walked by it when we visited Havana in 2001. It was in ruins, smelled of urine, very sad!

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