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picture house

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(Film) chiefly Brit an old-fashioned name for cinema1a
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Only older readers will remember the Picture House that sat at the top of a street today largely populated by trendy restaurants and bars.
Nineties favourites Picture House are back to celebrate the 21st birthday of their debut album Shine Box.
HAVING already highlighted the loss of the former Princess Cinema in Kirkdale, I undertook another picture house pilgrimage this week for one final look at what remains of the historic Futurist in Lime Street.
Future Contract Opportunity: Campbeltown Community Business (CCB) wishes to find a professional partner to operate the restored and redeveloped 2-screen Campbeltown Picture House and to contribute towards investing in the redevelopment.
The Jones Bar Group has taken over the former Picture House on Zetland Street and is currently refurbishing the venue to make room for the pool and ping pong tables.
My home was in Northfield, from where one bus ride on the 61/62/63 bus would take me to the Oak (Selly Oak), my favourite, The Danilo (later named the Essoldo) in Longbridge, the Rubery Picture House or a walk to the Northfield Picture House.
The Jesmond Picture House may have fallen into ruin, but in its place stands a new building that is a fitting tribute to its stylish, high-class predecessor.
In a Just Ask answer last week we said The Picture House in Campbeltown, Argyll - which opened in May 1913 - was the oldest purpose-built cinema in Scotland.
This was the first picture house in Middlesbrough to show a CinemaScope movie The Robe.
e picture house itself was like a large hut, with a rounded roof looking like a large loaf of bread, situated in Serpentine Road next to the bus depot.
Following their sold-out show in 2012, the amazingly talented Belgian duo are returning to Edinburgh to wish The Picture House many happy returns.