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Embassy Cinema

2004 Photo from the Ken Roe collection.
73-75 Katoomba Street
Katoomba NSW

Record #390  
 Opened: 1915
 Closed: 1954
 Current Use: Retail
Capacity: 843 seats
Architect(s): Crick & Furse
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Empire

Information for this tour was contributed by Ken Roe.

The original 1,000 seat Empire Cinema was remodelled in 1936 into an art deco styled cinema by architects Crick & Furse. Although used for many years as a G.J. Coles retail store (now a cheap bargain store), there is still much of the original cinema detail hidden above the false ceiling which stretches across the interior of the building.

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February 2004 photos from the Ken Roe collection.

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