Rialto Super cinema, Penny Street, Blackburn, Lancashire: the auditorium seen laterally from the left end of circle
|Architect/Designer||Butterworth & Duncan|
|Artist/Photographer||Maltby, John (1910-1980)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||John Maltby / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Auditoria ; Balconies ; Cinemas ; Seating|
NOTES: Originally the Theatre Royal, which had been completely rebuilt in 1886 to designs by Frank Matcham, this building was converted into the Rialto Super cinema in 1931 by Butterworth & Duncan. It was taken over by Gaumont in 1957 and was renamed Odeon in 1959. It closed in 1974 and was demolished to make way for an NCP car park.
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