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ABC Cinema

2001 Photo from the Bernard Tonks collection
South End Green
Hampstead (London) UK

Record #3709  
 Opened: 1910
 Closed: 2001
 Demolished: Yes (date unknown)
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Picture Playhouse, Playhouse, Classic, Cannon, MGM

Information for this tour was contributed by Bernard Tonks.

This theatre opened in 1910 as the Picture Playhouse. It was closed during World War 2 by the government for use as a store for coffins & potatoes. It was later renamed Playhouse, then Classic and converted to 3 screens. Later renames include Cannon, MGM, and ABC. The theatre closed in 2001 and has been demolished.

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2001 photos from the Bernard Tonks collection.

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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 12/10/2005.

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