The Black & White Picture Place

A Brief History of Cinema in Chester

by David A. Ellis and Steve Howe

Introduction | Music Hall | Gaumont Palace | Tatler/Classic | ABC Regal | Odeon | Park, Saltney | Majestic | Other cinemas

Some Period Cinema Advertisments

Above: a local press advertisment from 1932.
Left: a night at the Picturedrome, Eastgate Street c.1923 below which is the announcement of the opening of Pat Collins' Cinema Deluxe, Brook Street.
Below: Chester's first 'talkie' at the Music Hall 1929.
Bottom: Ice show at the Gaumont 1954

park cinema programme
The last programme before the Park Cinema, Saltney closed in 1959

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