Curtain Up: The Playhouse 1929-2004

  |  Buy to Own: 23/05/2005
  |  63 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


This archive documentary looks at the opening of the Playhouse cinema in Edinburgh in 1929. It would be the second largest cinema in Scotland, with a seating capacity of 3000, and would take pride of place in a city that had more than 30 cinemas. Also included is 'Edinburgh's Silver Screens' and 'Matinee Memories', looking at the city and its cinemas in the 1950s.