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Previous Names: King's Hall, New King's Picture House
Located in Little Sutton to the west of Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. The King’s Hall was opened in the 1890’s. By 1913 it had been converted into the New King’s Picture House. It had a 6ft deep stage and two dressing rooms. It was equipped with a British Acoustic(BA) sound system in the early-1930’s. By 1934 it was owned by the General Theatre Corporation Ltd. (part of the Gaumont Theatres chain) and was leased out to D. Slater of New Brighton. Films were booked by W.J. Speakman of the Capitol Cinema, Liverpool. By 1937 it was owned by Hippodrome (Ellesmere Port) Ltd.
The building suffered damage from a fire in 1950. It was refurbished and re-opened as the King’s Cinema, now equipped with a Western Electric(WE) sound system.
The King’s Cinema was closed by 1961. The building was still standing in 1990.
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