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The '''Piccadilly Theater''' was a small cinema opened in January [[1926]] by [[Willis Westmoreland|Willis F. Westmoreland]]. It was located between [[1st Avenue North|1st]] and [[2nd Avenue North]]. Its first presentation was Cecil B. DeMille's "The Road to Yesterday".
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The '''Piccadilly Theater''' was a small cinema located at 108 [[20th Street North]], adjacent to the [[Empire Building]]. Owned by [[Willis F. Westmoreland]], the Picadilly opened in January [[1926]] Its first presentation was Cecil B. DeMille's "The Road to Yesterday." Advance press indicated that the theatre would have "upholstered opera seats finished in red Spanish leather," plus modern projectors, a theatre pipe organ and a "double typhoon ventilation system."
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The Picadilly was developed by the [[Empire Improvement Company]].
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
* "Piccadilly Birmingham Opens" (January 26, 1926) ''The Film Daily'', p. 3
 
* "Piccadilly Birmingham Opens" (January 26, 1926) ''The Film Daily'', p. 3
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* "New Movie Theater To Open: Picadilly Now Underway" (Date unknown) "Birmingham News."
  
 
[[Category:Former cinemas]]
 
[[Category:Former cinemas]]
 
[[Category:1926 establishments]]
 
[[Category:1926 establishments]]

Revision as of 11:45, 23 October 2018

The Piccadilly Theater was a small cinema located at 108 20th Street North, adjacent to the Empire Building. Owned by Willis F. Westmoreland, the Picadilly opened in January 1926 Its first presentation was Cecil B. DeMille's "The Road to Yesterday." Advance press indicated that the theatre would have "upholstered opera seats finished in red Spanish leather," plus modern projectors, a theatre pipe organ and a "double typhoon ventilation system."

The Picadilly was developed by the Empire Improvement Company.

References

  • "Piccadilly Birmingham Opens" (January 26, 1926) The Film Daily, p. 3
  • "New Movie Theater To Open: Picadilly Now Underway" (Date unknown) "Birmingham News."