Screen Cinema

2 Townsend Street,
Dublin 2

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Biffaskin on August 2, 2020 at 5:24 am

The bronze statue, nicknamed ‘Mr Screen’ has found a new home, at the IMC operated Savoy in Dublin. He’s in the foyer area at present. It isn’t certain, as yet, as to whether this will be his permanent placement though.

popcorn_pete on November 13, 2016 at 7:14 am

The “new” Metropole opened on 16 March 1972 (not 1964) and was renamed the Screen in the early 1980s. One source says 1980 another 1984, but more likely to be 1982 when three screens were created. The sculpture “Mr Screen” was made in 1988 by Vincent Browne. Staff were transferred to the Savoy after closure.

m_muldowney on March 1, 2016 at 5:45 am

Had the “honour” of being at this cinema when it opened as a three screen in 1980. Movie was RAISE THE TITANIC. Scores of visits there when I used to attend the DFF in the 80’s and 90’s – but have not been there for over a decade.

x19dude on February 29, 2016 at 8:48 am

Closed permanantly yesterday 28/2/16 -Normal showing on its final day but very few people showed up unfortunately. All furniture and fittings were being removed today 29/2/16 and the signs on the front were taken down. The bronze usher statue was removed last week.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on September 3, 2006 at 12:32 pm

A recent photograph of the entrance to the Screen Cinema:
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