Picture House (Gaumont)
as The Picture House
to seat 877.
Called locally 'the Picter Hoose' - as in 'are ye gan tae the Picters'
Essential Viewing for
The Iron Duke
Picture House Cinema
perhaps a recruiting drive.
THE IRON DUKE, 1934
Film 88 mins
from a story by H. M. Harwood;
Directed by Victor Saville and produced by
Duke of Wellington . . . . .
Duchess of Wellington . . . . .
Madame (Duchesse d'Angouleme) Gladys Cooper
James Whale and
Colin Clive participated in a film adaptation of R.C. Sherriff's classic WW1
play, "Journey's End". Critically acclaimed at the time. Now unfortunately
nearly forgotten, this gripping account of a group of men in a trench deserves
another look and a greater appreciation. – Put that Light Out!
Cinema Sold with circuit, and renamed
It closed in 1973. Demolished for offices, but façade retained. The first floor front was
also used as an Art Gallery or Exhibition Display area.