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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.
  • 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.
  • British station cinema

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the external view of a cinema located in a British base. It is a double-storey building with a sloping roof and a paved walkway. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Antiseptic wet wipes for cinema goers at Shaw Theatre at Waterway Point

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Tay, Pei Lin
    Contributed by Tay Pei Lin, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows two packets of antiseptic wet wipes that were given out to cinema goers at the theatre. Description by Library staff. 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...
  • Cathay Building at Dhoby Ghaut area, 1965

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows the 16-storey Cathay Building at the foot of Mount Sophia in Dhoby Ghaut area (centre of the photograph). Constructed between 1939 and 1941, it housed Cathay Hotel, Cathay Restaurant and Cathay Cinema. Shophouses and low-rise buildings can be seen in the surrounding area. Partially visible on the...
  • 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...
  • 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
  • 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 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.
  • Capitol Theatre, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is the front view of the Capitol Theatre showing a building that was once a cinema and is now desolate. The Singapore Telecoms building is in the background. Title devised by Library staff.