1930s photographic documentation of the UK’s Odeon cinemas


Photo: © All Rights Reserved English Heritage Archives

Slightly ‘off piste’ this one but after reading this post on the History Pin blog I had to pass on this wonderful set of images documenting the country’s Odean cinemas in their 1930s art deco prime.

Can anyone match one of these real cinemas with the one in this 80s/90s Odeon trailer?

(PS. More about ghostsigns on History Pin here.  If you are adding material to the site then please add the tag ‘ghostsigns’ so that all material of this type can be aggregated through the search function.)

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