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    When this photograph of the Odeon, London Road, was taken, the cinema was just 20 years old. The cinema was built on the site of a boxing stadium which had closed in 1931 and opened as the Paramount in 1934. Its opening was not without incident as the Scala, Futurist and Palais de Luxe all [...]


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    ....................and then there's the building today - all closed off and being let to rot - such a shame given its history.

    Another wonderful picture Colin. Keep 'em coming. Thank You!

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    Great photograph Colin, as usual..

    I've added a comment on your website with a little description from my website where I show the last ever photos taken in The Odeon on the closing night.... hope you dont mind me putting that info, please delete it if you dont want it there..

    keep up the great work by the way, you are doing a great job on that blog of yours.. well done.
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    Cracking Pic. London Road looks great back then.
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    Great pic' Colin! Have any of the boxing stadium? I'v only ever seen one,which was an aerial view!

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    Quote Originally Posted by burkhilly View Post
    ....................and then there's the building today - all closed off and being let to rot - such a shame given its history.

    Another wonderful picture Colin. Keep 'em coming. Thank You!
    I passed it the other day in Pudsey street and the place was being gutted, had a quick peek inside. Sad to see, I saw some great films on there. Does anyone know what it's new life will be?

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