O2 Academy Newcastle

  • Description

    "Located on Westgate Road at the corner of Clayton Street, this opened on the site of a previous cinema the Picture House which opened in February 1912 and closed on 5th March 1927. The New Westgate Cinema seated 1,870 and showed its first film, Olive Borden in “The Monkey Talks” on 31 October 1927. Seating was provided for..."
  • Owner

    Cinema Treasures
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/11676
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 5 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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