118 Berridge Road,
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Previously operated by: Levin's Circuit
Previous Names: Picture House
Located in the north Nottingham district of Forest Fields, at the corner of Berridge Road and Leslie Road. The Picture House was opened on 15th March 1920 with Violet Hopson in “The Whip”. Seating was provided in stalls and circle levels. It had a 28 feet wide proscenium. It became the third cinema in Nottingham to install sound, when a Western Electric(WE) sound system was installed on 12th August 1929 and a screening of Al Jolson in “The Singing Fool”. It was operated in the 1930’s by Lenton Picture House Ltd.
It was taken over by Invincible Cinemas in 1948 and was re-named Apollo Cinema. It was equipped with CinemaScope in 1955. The Apollo Cinema was closed in December 1960.
It went into other uses, and in the 1990’s it became the Jameah Fatimiah Mosque.
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