CRYSTAL PALACE THEATRE AKA: CARLTON [1918-1986]

CRYSTAL PALACE ( des. John Guthrie)

75 Cathedral square
seating 1,088
"The Theatre Magnificent"
6 Apr 1918 - 1934
continuous policy
Jun 1918 - Dec 1920
Greater Crystal Pa1ace 1920
redecorated with sound 5 Oct 1929
first All British cinema 5 Nov 1932
entrance altered and enlarged -
seating 930
Jan 1935 - 1963 (des. Gordon Haines)
altered to -
CARLTON (des. Gavin Willis)
seating 824
9 May 1963 - 1986 seating reduced to 804
demolished
(site now Crystal Plaza arcade)
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