picture palace


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picture palace

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(Film) Brit an old-fashioned name for cinema1a
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Noun1.picture palace - a theater where films are shownpicture palace - a theater where films are shown  
bioscope - a South African movie theater
fleapit - an old shabby movie theater
multiplex - a movie theater than has several different auditoriums in the same building
theater, theatre, house - a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full"
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1906: The Cinema Omnia Pathe, the world's first purpose-built picture palace, opened in Paris.
The one at 53-55 Queen Street was the Picture Palace which was opened on February 17, 1911, by Sir Herbert Cory Bart JP and the films showing there included A Lover in Europe and Why He Told Her.
Set in the restored 1920s Art Deco Picture Palace, a brasserie/bar with a seasonal British menu and a live jazz band.
I Pipe, Cable with accessaries of Existing Borewells24th ward opposite picture palace, 22nd ward chippinakatte ,1st ward Karigowda colony ,6th ward jayashri narsing home front,15th ward p&t colony,14th ward ganesh bangle stor opposite,1st ward Rajaghatta Colony, 10th ward Dyavappana koppalu, 8th ward keshava nethralaya opposite, 9th ward MG Road Ramakrishna narsing home and 34th ward channapattana in Hassan city
Gem Picture Palace was on High Street, North Ormesby.
The venue started life as The Paramount back in 1931 - a state-of-the-art picture palace which seated 2,602 people.
Today, the Florida Theatre is the only original picture palace remaining in the downtown core.
The Academy took advantage of these idiosyncrasies of a picture palace layout and paired them with an art-house exhibition policy that matched the modest space available for a second screen.
Gorseinon's own pocket-sized picture palace, made from a converted train carriage, is located in a back garden and played to packed houses of 23 people since 1953.
Despite the excellent pier, the historic beach huts, the brilliant summer theatre and the Electric Picture Palace cinema with organ that rises from below (the latter provides seating for only 49 clients), the Department of Culture, Media and Sport wanted somewhere vital, vibrant, New Labour-voting, where the population's average age is below that of ours, which is on the verge of deceased.
Every dime of that was visible on the usually derelict stage of this old picture palace, transformed with pale drapery and a Masonite floor covered with a hand-painted pattern of intersecting circles that extended onto the apron.