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Northern Pictures, Northerns, Hartlepool / West Hartlepool
Cinema Address:
124 York Road, Hartlepool
Period of Thompson Ownership:
How Acquired by Thompson:
Previously The Odd Fellows Hall
Other Info:
Plans show the addition of an operator's box in 1911 when it was the Odd Fellows Hall. Whether this was the start of films being shown or was required to comply with the safety requirements created by the Cinematograph Act 1909 is unknown.
Fate of the Cinema:
Demolished. Now site of Hartlepool Central Library
Location Accuracy: Accurate
Year Ownership Population Seating Capacity Other cinemas in town Manager Shows per day Changes Weekly Prices Variety Sound System Other cinemas with sound Kinematograph Year Book reference Further Details
1913 Thomas Thompson 61,658 10 331
1914 Thomas Thompson 61,658 800 14 496
1915 Thomas Thompson 61,658 800 16 395
1916 Thomas Thompson 61,658 800 18 444