Group    From 1967 

Cinema Theatre Association

Categories: Cinema, Theatre

Founded by journalist Eric George, who wanted to draw attention to the magnificent "cinema theatre" movie palaces of the twenties and thirties that were beginning to disappear from our towns and cities. Since then, the association has widened its horizons to encompass all cinema and theatre buildings, from the humblest converted hall to the most modern multiplex.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Cinema Theatre Association

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Davis' Theatre

Google Street View shows this plaque in situ 2008 - 2014 but lost by June 201...

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Montagu Pyke

Montagu Pyke

In 1908 Pyke converted two shops at 164-166 Edgware Road into a cinema. This was a success and he created more, naming each one the Cinematograph Theatre. By 1910 he had 5 cinemas, each an independ...

Person, Cinema

1 memorial
Sir David Hare

Sir David Hare

Playwright, screenwriter and director. Born in St Leonards-on-Sea. Best known for his stage plays including 'Plenty', 'Racing Demon' and 'Amy's View'. He has also written the scripts for many telev...

Person, Cinema, Theatre

1 memorial
Ken Loach

Ken Loach

Born Warwickshire.  Socialist film director.  Work includes: Z-Cars (TV), Kes, The Wind that Shakes the Barley.

Person, Cinema, Seriously Famous, TV & Radio

1 memorial
Chewbacca

Chewbacca

A character in the Star Wars series. He is a Wookiee from the planet Kashyyyk, and is the loyal friend and first mate of Han Solo. He was portrayed in the films by the 7' 3" tall actor Peter Mayhew.

Person, Cinema, Fictional

1 memorial
William Goldman

William Goldman

Screenwriter and novelist. Born on 12 August 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He's the one who first said "Nobody knows anything" in reference to predicting which films will be successful. He died ...

Person, Cinema, Literature, USA

1 memorial