Odeon cinema, Leicester Square, London, by night

RIBApix ref no RIBA59673
Architect/DesignerMather, Andrew (1891-1938)
Weedon, Harry William (1887-1970)
Artist/PhotographerMaltby, John (1910-1980)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1937
Image Date1937
ViewExterior
StyleArt Deco
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceMAL2224
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit John Maltby / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Built on the site of the Moorish-style Alhambra Theatre, demolished in 1936, this was the London flagship cinema of the Odeon group, opening on 2nd November 1937.

Subject tags

neon lighting, entrances, cinemas, lettering, signs (<design>), canopies