London: Davis Theatre

Country: England, United Kingdom
City: London
Location: London Borough of Croydon
Location: Croydon, 73 High Street

Cinema, also used for live shows, built 1928 by Robert Cromie. Opened 18 Dec 1928 with the film "The Last Command". 3925 seats. Theatre organ by Compton (4 manuals/22 ranks). Damaged by a bomb on 14 Jan 1944 (killing 6 audience members). Subsequently repaired. Closed May 1959. Subsequently demolished in favour of an office block ("Davis House") and a car park.

Links:, CinemaTreasures, Wikidata

London: Davis Theatre Front Text: inscription: "Davis Theatre"
Reverse Text: "The Davis Theatre, High Street, 1959"
Publisher: Croydon Public LIbraries
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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