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  • Rex Cinema, Kuala Lumpur, 1950s

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Rex Cinema at Sultan Street in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It shows a corner view of the cinema with its name in English and Chinese. Over the entrance of the cinema is a billboard advertising an Abbott and Costello film, "Big kick". Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised...
  • Aerial view of Lido Cinema and Shaw House, 1962

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This aerial photograph shows a view of Lido Cinema on the left and and Shaw House on the right. A large movie billboard can be seen on the facade of Lido Cinema. There are cars parked in front and behind Shaw House. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Odeon Cinema, Kuala Lumpur, 1950s

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Odeon Cinema at the junction of Batu Road and Campbell Road in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It shows a corner view of the cinema with its name over the entrance. On the right side of the cinema, there is a billboard advertising the film, "The White Gorilla". Photograph...
  • 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...
  • Close-up view of a temporary closure notice at entrance to Golden Village at Junction 8 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 close-up view of a temporary closure notice at the entrance to Golden Village cineplex at Junction 8 during the circuit breaker period, informing customers of the temporary closure of the cineplex....
  • 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.
  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Odeon Cinema, 1954 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the exterior of Odeon Cinema, with movie promotional materials such as posters and billboards at the building's lobby area. Odeon Cinema was built by Cathay Organisation and located at the junction of North Bridge Road and Cashin Street in 1953. It was Cathay's most successful box office...
  • Capitol Cinema arcade entrance : interior [4]

    Streets and Places
    This 1982 photograph shows the arcade entrance of the old Capitol Cinema, on North Bridge Road. Previously known as Capitol Theatre, dated 1930, it was Shaw Organisation's flagship cinema. In 1984, it was earmarked for urban redevelopment and relaunched as Capitol Building (formerly Shaw Building) in 1992. It screened its...
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  • Capitol Cinema : side view [3]

    Streets and Places
    This 1982 photograph shows a side view of the old Capitol Cinema on Stamford Road, previously known as Capitol Theatre. Completed in 1930, it served as a theatre until 1946, when it became Shaw Organisation's flagship cinema. In 1984, it was earmarked for urban redevelopment and relaunched as Capitol Building...
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  • Capitol Cinema arcade entrance : interior [2]

    Streets and Places
    This 1982 photograph shows the arcade entrance of the old Capitol Cinema, on North Bridge Road. Previously known as Capitol Theatre, dated 1930, it was Shaw Organisation's flagship cinema. In 1984, it was earmarked for urban redevelopment and relaunched as Capitol Building (formerly Shaw Building) in 1992. It screened its...
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  • Capitol Cinema lobby : interior

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This 1982 photograph shows the lobby of the old Capitol Cinema, on North Bridge Road. Previously known as Capitol Theatre, dated 1930, it was Shaw Organisation's flagship cinema. In 1984, it was earmarked for urban redevelopment and relaunched as Capitol Building (formerly Shaw Building) in 1992. It screened its last...
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  • Tanjong Pagar Road, towards Neil Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places
    This 1982 photograph shows Tanjong Pagar Road, towards Neil Road. It shows a view of a street with shophouses in the right foreground and on the left, and Metropole Cinema in the right background. Tanjong Pagar means "cape of stakes" in Malay, and the road is probably named for the...
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  • Capitol Cinema escape stairs : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This 1982 photograph shows the escape stairs of Capitol Cinema on Stamford Road. Previously known as Capitol Theatre, dated 1930, it was Shaw Organisation's flagship cinema. In 1984, it was earmarked for urban redevelopment and relaunched as Capitol Building (formerly Shaw Building) in 1992. It screened its last movie on...
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  • Capitol Cinema exit, on Stamford Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This 1982 photograph shows the exit from the old Capitol Cinema on Stamford Road. Previously known as Capitol Theatre, dated 1930, it was Shaw Organisation's flagship cinema. In 1984, it was earmarked for urban redevelopment and relaunched as Capitol Building (formerly Shaw Building) in 1992. It screened its last movie...
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  • Capitol Cinema driveway : general view

    Streets and Places
    This 1982 photograph shows the driveway exit from the old Capitol Cinema, on North Bridge Road. Previously known as Capitol Theatre, dated 1930, it was Shaw Organisation's flagship cinema. In 1984, it was earmarked for urban redevelopment and relaunched as Capitol Building (formerly Shaw Building) in 1992. It screened its...
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  • Capitol Cinema arcade entrance footway : interior

    Streets and Places
    This 1982 photograph shows the footway at arcade entrance of the old Capitol Cinema, at North Bridge Road and Stamford Road. Previously known as Capitol Theatre, dated 1930, it was Shaw Organisation's flagship cinema. In 1984, it was earmarked for urban redevelopment and relaunched as Capitol Building (formerly Shaw Building)...
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  • Hoover Cinema, 1982 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting the Hoover Cinema on Balestier Road. The cinema, which is built in 1960, is no longer found in the present day street directory. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Capitol Cinema : side view [2]

    Streets and Places
    This 1982 photograph shows a side view of the old Capitol Cinema on Stamford Road, previously known as Capitol Theatre. Completed in 1930, it served as a theatre until 1946, when it became Shaw Organisation's flagship cinema. In 1984, it was earmarked for urban redevelopment and relaunched as Capitol Building...
    Reproduction Available
  • Capitol Cinema arcade entrance : interior [3]

    Streets and Places
    This 1982 photograph shows the arcade entrance of the old Capitol Cinema, on North Bridge Road. Previously known as Capitol Theatre, dated 1930, it was Shaw Organisation's flagship cinema. In 1984, it was earmarked for urban redevelopment and relaunched as Capitol Building (formerly Shaw Building) in 1992. It screened its...
    Reproduction Available
  • Capitol Cinema entrance : general view [1]

    Streets and Places
    This 1982 photograph shows the entrance to the lobby of the old Capitol Cinema, on North Bridge Road. Previously known as Capitol Theatre, dated 1930, it was Shaw Organisation's flagship cinema. In 1984, it was earmarked for urban redevelopment and relaunched as Capitol Building (formerly Shaw Building) in 1992. It...
    Reproduction Available
  • Tanjong Pagar Road, towards Neil Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places
    This 1982 photograph shows Tanjong Pagar Road, towards Neil Road. It shows a view of a street with shophouses in the right foreground and on the left, and Metropole Cinema in the right background. Tanjong Pagar means "cape of stakes" in Malay, and the road is probably named for the...
    Reproduction Available