Leicester cinemas, 1910-1960. by Thornton, Philip.

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Price New from 1910-1960. book from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $/5(1). Philip Thornton, in his booklet Leicester Cinemassays that he remembers the Cameo in the s as “a news theatre of the type normally seen only in London’s West End.

ABC Cinema, Belgrave Gate, Leicester, in the s “There were two Odeons, one in the Market Place () and the other in Queen Street (). "The ABC in Author: Jane Goddard. Brian Garner, manager of the City Cinema, Abbey Street, Leicester, in The Trocadero, Uppingham Road.

The "Troc", as it was known, seated more than 2, people and featured a ballroom, cafe and even an open air swimming pool -Humberstone Lido - at the rear.

In it was taken over by the ABC group, which also ran the Savoy in town, but. By the s the Odeon had been divided into four screens and was the only cinema in Leicester where people could book by telephone.

In response to other, more modern, cinemas opening in the s, the Odeon organisation built a new multiplex cinema at Freemans Common and the Odeon closed in Scala Cinema: Leicester, United Kingdom Closed 1 Shaftesbury Picture House: Leicester, United Kingdom Closed 1 «Previous 1 2 Next» Roger Ebert on Cinema Treasures: “The ultimate web site about movie theaters”.

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– Leicester Chronicle newspaper begins publication. – Leicester Medical Book Society founded. 19th century. – Population: 1910-1960. book, – The South Fields are inclosed. – Racecourse established. – Leicester Savings Bank established. – Leicester.

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