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Cinemas


Operational Cinemas

Astra Theatre (Victoria, Gozo)
Aurora Theatre (Victoria, Gozo)
Citadel Cinema (Victoria, Gozo)
Eden Cinemas (Paceville)
Embassy Cinemas (Valletta)
Empire Cinema (Bugibba)
St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity Cinema (Valletta)
Tal-Lira Cinema (Fgura)

Some Historic Cinemas

ABC (Floriana)
Adelphi (Rabat)
Alleluia Hall (St Paul’s Bay)
Alhambra Cinematograph (Valletta)
Alhambra (Sliema)
Ambassador (Valletta)
Amazon Theatre (Qormi)
Astoria Theatre (Rabat)
Australia Hall (Pembroke)
Bbc/Empire (Buġibba)
Buckingham (Żabbar)
Capitol (Valletta)
Carlton (Sliema)
Cinema del Commercio (Valletta)
Cinema Salinos (Valletta)
City Lights (Valletta)
Coliseum (Valletta)
Comet (Floriana)
Drive in Cinema – Mercury (Gzira)
Duke of Edinburgh (Sliema)
Empire (Paola)
Empress Cinema (Luqa)
Gaiety (Sliema)
Ġawhra (Valletta)
Ġojjel (Valletta)
Harding’s Cinematograph (Sliema)
Hollywood (Hamrun)
Hompesch (Żabbar)
Imax (Paceville)
Internazional (Valletta)
Kine Cameo (Ġzira)
Lido Cinema (B’Bugia)
Lyric (Msida)
Majestic (Sliema)
Manoel Theatre (Valletta)
Mayfair (Zebbug)
Metro Cinema (Luqa)
Mikado (St. Paul’s Bay)
Odeon (Hamrun)
Orpheum (Gzira)
Palladium (Mosta)
Pandora (Żejtun)
Plaza (Sliema)
Plaza Cinema (Zurrieq)
Prince Theatre (B’Kara)
Radio City (Hamrun)
Rialto (Cospicua)
Ritz Theatre (B’Kara)
Roxy Theatre (B’Kara)
San Remo (Hamrun)
Savoy (Valletta)
Stoll Cinema (Senglea)
Tivoli Cinema (Paola)
Tropps (Paola)
Viceroy Theatre (Paola)
Warner Theatre (Qormi)


Photos of some of the Cinemas in Malta & Gozo


Valletta Cinemas

Salinos Cinematograph – now the Reading Room of the Casino Maltese

Cinema Salinos  Valletta

Cinema del Commercio – after Salinos Cinematograph 

The Cinema del Commercio, today Caffe Cordina

Alhambra Cinematograph – At the Auberge D’Auverne

Alhambra Valletta Auberge Auverne

Coliseum Theatre

Coliseum

Embassy Cinemas

Embassy3 Embassy4 Embassy5 Embassy6 Embassy7

Savoy Cinema

Savoy Savoy1 Savoy2 Savoy1970

Lower Cinemas Savoy

Lower Savoy Cinema - Valletta

Cinema Citylights

Citylights Citylights1

Sliema Cinemas

 

Harding’s Cinematograph

Harding Cinematograph

Harding Cinematograph1

Duke of Edinburgh Cinematograph

Duke of Edinburgh Cinema

DUKE OF EDINBURGH CINEMATOGRAPH

Alhambra Theatre

Alhambra Theatre Alhambra Theatre1 Alhambra Alhambra2 Alhambra3

Carlton Cinema

Carlton 9 Carlton and Alhambra Carlton Carlton5

Gaiety Cinema

Gaiety

Majestic Theatre

Majestic Theatre Majestic Majestic3 Plaza Cinema Plaza Cinema2

Salesian Theatre

Salesian oratory Sliema Salesian oratory Sliema1

Floriana Cinemas

The Comet Theatre

The Comet Cinema in Floriana (later ABC) in 1961

ABC Theatre

ABC 1980 ABC 1980a ABC Cinema

Hamrun Cinemas

Odeon Cinema

Odeon Hamrun

Radio City Theatre

Radio City Hamrun Radio City Hamrun3 Radio City Hamrun1990 Radio City Hamrun1

Hollywood Cinema

Hollywood Hamrun

Gzira Cinemas

Orpheum Theatre

Orpheum Orpheum1 Orpheum2 Orpheum3 Orpheum4

Mercury Drive-in Cinema

Drive-in Cinema in Bouverie street in Gzira


Adelphi Cinema – Rabat

Adelphi Rabat

Alleluia Hall – St Paul’s Bay

Alleluia Hall St Paul

Mikado – St Paul’s Bay

Mikado Cinema in St Pauls Bay Mikado St Paul Bay

Lido Cinema – B’Bugia

Lido BBugia

Lyric Theatre – Msida

Lyric Msida Lyric Msida2

Empress Cinema – Luqa

Empress Cinema Luqa

Metro Cinema – Luqa

Metro Cinema Luqa Metro Cinema, Luqa 2 Metro Cinema, Luqa

Plaza Cinema – Zurrieq

Plaza Cinema Zurrieq

Roxy Theatre – B’Kara

Roxy, Birkirkara roxy Roxy2 Roxy3 Roxy4 Roxy5 roxybirkirkaramalta092008small

Prince Theatre – B’Kara

Prince Cinema, Birkirkara Prince Main Entrance BKara Prince Theatre of Birkirkara

Ritz Theatre – B’Kara

The Ritz  BKara

Rialto Theatre – Cospicua

rialto_cospicua_then Rialto2 Rialto5 Rialto6 Rialto7

Stoll Cinema – Senglea

Stoll Cinema2

The Palladium – Mosta

The Palladium of Mosta

Tivoli Cinema – Paola

Tivoli Paola

Viceroy Theatre – Paola

Viceroy Paola

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Mayfair – Zebbug

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Military Cinemas in Malta

Australia Hall – Pembroke

Australia Hall Australia Hall1

Astra Theatre – RAF Luqa Barracks

ASTRA RAF Luqa

Cinema – RAF Siggiewi

Cinema RAF Siggiewi

Connaught Home Cinema – Floriana

Connaught Home Cinema for sailors and soldiers

Corradino Naval Canteen

Corradino Naval Canteen

Ghajn Tuffieha Camp Church and Cinema

Ghajn Tuffieha Camp Church and Cinema

Lazaritz Cinema – Manoel Island

Lazaritz Cinema Manoel Isl

Naval Cinema –  Fort St Angelo

Naval Cinema Fort St Angelo Naval Cinema Fort St Angelo1

Gozo Cinemas

Royal Cinema

Royal Cinema Gozo 1 Royal Cinema Gozo


REFERENCES

https://www.facebook.com/CinemaHeritage
https://www.facebook.com/bayretro
https://m.facebook.com/groups/133819986628129
http://www.maltabulb.com/malta-cinema.html

 

25 responses to “Cinemas

  1. Steve Poss

    December 30, 2015 at 9:57 am

    OMG, I remember most of these theatres. How old must I be?

     
  2. Audrey

    January 17, 2015 at 5:47 pm

    Good evening, I am an MA students and I am interested in knowing more about some of these cinemas from a conservation of heritage perspective. Is there an available email address where I can contact the caretaker of this website please?

    Audrey

     
  3. Vince Brincat

    October 26, 2014 at 10:35 am

    was the drive in cinema in gzira named Mercury?

     
    • vassallomalta

      October 26, 2014 at 10:36 am

      I think so but I need a confirmation about this

       
      • Michel Camilleri

        January 25, 2015 at 12:56 pm

        I believe so too. My uncle served as cashier there when he was a young teenager.

         
 
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