Apollo cinema, Stafford

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Description:A view of the Odeon Cinema on the corner of the Green and Newport Road, which was opened by the Earl and Countess of Shrewsbury in 1936. The opening gala was concluded with a showing of Charlie Chaplin's 'Modern Times'.

The cinema was sold in 1981 and it became The Astra, but now belongs to Apollo Cinemas.

Showing at the time of this photograph were Evita', 'Star Trek - First Contact', 'Matilda', 'Daylight' and '101 Dalmatians'.

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Image courtesy of: Dr Anne Andrews

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