- Woolton Picture House
Woolton Picture House (also known as the Woolton Cinema) is a privately owned cinema in the
Wooltonarea of Liverpool, England.
It was purchased in
1992by David Wood, the grandson of Liverpool cinema pioneer John Frederick Wood. Until September 2006 it was the only remaining single-screen cinema in the city, [ [http://www.wooltonpicturehouse.co.uk/ Cinemas ] ] and was popular with cinema enthusiasts because of its old-fashioned atmosphere. Movies were still shown with an interval halfway through, during which usherettes sold ice-cream.
After Wood died on
12 June2006, the cinema closed on 3 September2006, with a showing of "". A group of Business entrepaneurs then purchased the cinema with a view to maintaining screenings.
The cinema re-opened on Thursday
29 March 2007by showing the Academy Award winner 'The Queen'. [http://icliverpool.icnetwork.co.uk/0100news/0100regionalnews/tm_objectid=17240744%26method=full%26siteid=50061%26headline=death%2dof%2dcinema%2dpioneer%2dmarks%2dthe%2dend%2dof%2dan%2dera-name_page.html]
* [http://www.wooltonpicturehouse.co.uk/ Woolton Picture House]
* [http://icliverpool.icnetwork.co.uk/0100news/0100regionalnews/tm_objectid=17240744%26method=full%26siteid=50061%26headline=death%2dof%2dcinema%2dpioneer%2dmarks%2dthe%2dend%2dof%2dan%2dera-name_page.html Death of a cinema pioneer marks the end of an era (Liverpool Echo)]
* [http://www.savewooltoncinema.co.uk Campaign to save the cinema]
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