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The Carlton, O'Connell Street. The cinema opened on 16 April 1938 with the first film, The Awful Truth. It was built on the site of the first Carlton Cinema (1915–1936). There was seating for 1,500 in the stalls and 500 in the circle. In 1956, the cinema held the European premiere of Rock Around the Clock and it played to packed houses for three weeks. Currently vacant.

 Architect: Frederick James Macaulay Opened in November 1936 and closed in A large auditorium designed to seat meant that it was usable as a car Ireland Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Auditorium Design, Art Deco Buildings, Dublin City, Dublin Ireland, Architecture

1936 – Rialto Cinema, South Circular Road, Dublin

Architect: Frederick James Macaulay Opened in November 1936 and closed in 1970. A large auditorium designed to seat 1600, meant that it was usable as a car showroom, a function it carried out for a…

The Camden opened in and its 400 seats were heated by a solid-fuel stove at the back of the auditorium. It closed in 1948 and the site is now occupied by an office block housing the headquarters of Concern. Ireland Pictures, Images Of Ireland, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Camden Street, Dublin Street, Dublin City, Solid Fuel Stove, City Roller

Dublin used to have 56 different cinemas. Here are some of the lost ones.

Practically every little suburb had its own cinema. Is yours still there?

Located in Blackrock, to the south of Dublin. The Blackrock Cinema Theatre was opened on February Seating was provided for It wa. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Main Street, Street View, Deanna Durbin, Ivy Rose, Cinema Theatre, Photo Engraving, Dublin City

Regent Cinema in Blackrock, IE

Located in Blackrock, to the south of Dublin. The Blackrock Cinema Theatre was opened on 28th February 1914. Seating was provided for 700. It wa...

“Dublin History ~ Crossing O'Connell Street the CIE Kiosk in the centre of the road by the Pillar early Dublin Street, Dublin City, Dublin Ireland, Ireland Travel, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Lemmy Motorhead, Images Of Ireland, Photo Engraving

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The Astoria, Serpentine Avenue, Sandymount opened in 1936. This suburban cinema could hold up to 700 patrons and operated on a Sunday, which was not a regular practice at the time.The owners also rotated programming three times a week to ensure a high attendance for a one-screen cinema.It changed its name to the Ritz and later the Oscar, becoming a theatre for live performances until 1985, when it closed and was converted into a Sikh temple. Old Irish, Dublin City, Theatres, Dublin Ireland, The Good Old Days, Old Photos, The Past, Art Deco, Cinema

The Astoria, Serpentine Avenue, Sandymount opened in 1936. This suburban cinema could hold up to 700 patrons and operated on a Sunday, which was not a regular practice at the time.The owners also rotated programming three times a week to ensure a high attendance for a one-screen cinema.It changed its name to the Ritz and later the Oscar, becoming a theatre for live performances until 1985, when it closed and was converted into a Sikh temple.

The Camden or Theatre De Luxe opened as a cinema in No. 85 Camden Street Lower on the of December In its hey-day the cinema seated patrons it ceased to operate as a cinema in 1975 and is now a hotel. Camden Street, Dublin Street, Dublin City, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Cinema Seats, Grafton Street, Photo Engraving, Dublin Ireland

The Camden or Theatre De Luxe opened as a cinema in No. 85 Camden Street Lower on the 16th of December 1912. In its hey-day the cinema seated 1,395 patrons it ceased to operate as a cinema in 1975 and is now a hotel.

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Dancing Mary and Arthur Fields, O'Connell Street, Dublin

Dancing Mary and Arthur Fields, O'Connell Street, Dublin

Old Dublin Cinemas – Local History Castleknock – History of Castleknock Dublin Street, Dublin City, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Gone Days, City Roller, Photo Engraving, Grand Homes, Local History

Old Dublin Cinemas – Local History Castleknock

Green Cinema, St. Stephen’s Green Curzon cinema, Abbey Street Cinema queue for ‘Love Story’ and ‘Madam X,’ Thunderbolt & Lightfoot and Fuzz Palace Cinema, Dublin T…