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First cinema in Britain

First cinema in Britain

Event  From 20/2/1896 

Categories: Cinema

Countries: France

It was in Regent Street that a film was first played to a paying audience in Britain, whereas King's Hall Picture Palace is thought to have been the first purpose-built cinema in Britain.

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First cinema in Britain

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75085

King's Hall Picture Palace - first cinema in Britain

The erection date differs from the date on the plaque. We have found other ca...

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45963

Regent Street - First cinema in Britain

The Lumières' friend, Felicien Trewey, a French music hall entertainer alread...

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