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Odeon Cinema


Subject ID:
20041210_40832156
Location:
City Centre
Subject Year:
Copyright:
Mr. K. S. Wheelan
Class number:
cine 1
Odeon Cinema
Description:
1970. View of the Odeon Cinema on the junction of the Lower Headrow with New Briggate. The cinema was opened as the Paramount in 1932 and the name was changed to the Odeon on Monday 15th April 1940. The Odeon opened as a twin cinema on 15th May 1969. The first two films shown in the converted cinema were 'Funny Girl' with Barbra Streisand and Omar Sharif in the 1000 seater auditorium, and 'Mackenna's Gold' in the 1,300 seater, with Gregory Peck and again with Omar Sharif. Films advertised in this image include 'Hello Dolly' also starring Barbra Streisand, and with Walter Matthau and Michael Crawford plus 'The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes'starring Kurt Russell.

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