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  • Alhambra Theatre, Singapore

    Streets and Places · NAS Photographs {18708754}
    Alhambra Theatre, Singapore.
  • Majestic Theatre and Great Southern Hotel along Eu Tong Sen Street, Singapore

    Streets and Places · NAS Photographs {18708754}
    Majestic Theatre and Great Southern Hotel along Eu Tong Sen Street, Singapore.
  • View of Cathay Building, 1962

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Cathay Building, taken from the National Museum at Stamford Road. At the top of the building can be seen the words "Cathay Swiss Family Robinson". Title devised by Library staff.
  • Golden Village cineplex at Junction 8 closed during circuit breaker period

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Koh, Kenneth
    Contributed by Kenneth Koh, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a closed Golden Village cineplex at Junction 8 during the circuit breaker period. Marked on the floor are yellow and black lines indicating where cinema goers should stand to keep a safe...
  • Capitol Theatre : night view

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a view of the Capitol Theatre at night, with large signboards displaying movie screenings atop the theater and bright neon signs on other nearby buildings. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Beach Road, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a view of Beach Road with 35-storey Shaw Towers in the background. The complex houses two cinemas (namely, Prince Cinema and Jade Cinema), retail outlets and parking lots in the podium block, and offices in the tower block. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Demolished buildings at Malabar Street, 1991 [3]

    Streets and Places · Chin, LY
    This photograph shows some demolished buildings located at 4, Malabar Street. Malabar street is now an air-conditioned “indoor street” located within the Bugis Junction shopping mall. Shaw Towers located on Beach Road is visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lido Theatre and Shaw House,1960s

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a view of the Lido Theatre and Shaw House located at the junction of Orchard Road and Scotts Road. The building was completed in 1958. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Capitol Theatre, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a general view of Capitol Theatre located at the junction of Stamford Road and North Bridge Road. It was built in 1929 by the Namazie brothers, a Persian family, who completed the accompanying four-storey building, Shaws Building in 1933. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Centre, 2009 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the now vacant Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Centre located at Commonwealth Avenue. During its prime in the late 1970s, this building housed a cinema, a bowling centre, a restaurant and even a private lounge. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Eng Wah Empress Cineplex : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the defunct Eng Wah Empress Cineplex. The Cineplex is located at Clementi Avenue 3. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Centre, 2009 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the now vacant Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Centre located at Commonwealth Avenue. During its prime in the late 1970s, this building housed a cinema, a bowling centre, a restaurant and even a private lounge. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Centre, 2010 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the now vacant Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Centre along Commonwealth Avenue. During its prime in the late 1970s, this building housed a cinema, a bowling centre, a restaurant and even a private lounge. Queenstown Cinema was one of the first cinemas in Singapore to have soundproofing...
  • Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Centre, 2010 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the now vacant Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Centre along Commonwealth Avenue. During its prime in the late 1970s, this building housed a cinema, a bowling centre, a restaurant and even a private lounge. Queenstown Cinema was one of the first cinemas in Singapore to have soundproofing...
  • Shaw Plaza : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Shaw Plaza, a shopping mall and a movie theatre complex, located at no. 360 Balestier Road. The photograph is taken from across the road, and a partial view of the road and divider can be seen in the foreground. Next to Shaw Plaza, is an apartment...
  • East Coast Road towards Odeon Katong : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows East Coast Road heading towards Odeon Katong. Some housing can be seen on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Sin Wah Theatre : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970s photograph shows Sin Wah Theatre, located at Lorong Ah Thia, off Upper Bukit Timah Road. Besides the usual screening of commercial movies, the theatre also screened films to raise funds. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • East Coast Road : aerial view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows East Coast Road taken from an overhead bridge. Roxy Cinema can be seen on the right. Currently, the Roxy Century Park Hotel sits on the plot of land that once used to be the cinema. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • The Majestic building : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Heirwin M. Nasir
    This 2003 photograph shows the exterior view of the Majestic building at Eu Tong Sen Street from across the road with its mixture of Western and Chinese architectural styles. Its façade is decorated with tiles depicting scenes from Cantonese opera, and shiny and colourful mosaics of flying dragons. Originally known...
  • Cathay Building, 1953 : night view

    Streets and Places
    The top of the Cathay Building was decorated with the words "Long May She Reign" to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II on June 2, 1953. The building used to house the popular Cathay Cinema, luxury apartments, a restaurant and a hotel. Cathay Building was gazetted as a national...
  • Capitol Theatre carpark, 1960s : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This picture shows three men and a child posing in front of a display board at the open-air carpark of the Capitol Theatre in the 1960s. Pasted on the display board were protest posters demanding overtime pay for the workers at the theatre. Photograph donated by Koh Peng Khim and...
  • Capitol Theatre building, 2007, entrance : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is the entrance to Capitol Theatre along the alley between Capitol Building and Capitol Centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cathay Building, 1941 : general view

    Streets and Places
    This is a general view of Cathay Building, located at Handy Road, which started operations in 1939. It housed Singapore’s first air-conditioned cinema, apartments, a restaurant and a hotel. It closed in 2000 for re-development. It is now known as 'The Cathay'. Cathay Building was gazetted as a national monument...
  • The Picturehouse building, 1999 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This 1999 photograph shows a view of the façade of The Picturehouse building which was built in a modern architectural design. The name of the building is mounted on the façade against a background of grey rectangular panels. Title devised by Library staff.