Embassy Cinema

and

Scout Hut

Boswall Parkway

17 January 1966

This photo was taken when the cinema was closed, following fire on March 2, 1964.

The cinema never re-opened.  An application was made for it to be used as a dance hall or bingo hall  but this
was was refused.  The building was demolished in 1975.  A  supermarket was built on the site.

Embassy Cinema,  Boswall Parkway, 1957  -  Queue for 'Bridge on the River Kwai'

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Embassy Cinema

Here are links to three more photos of the Embassy Cinema:

1958

Queue

Embassy Cinema,  Boswall Parkway, 1957  -  Queue for 'Bridge on the River Kwai'

1972

Fallen into disrepair

    Embassy Cinema,  Boswall Parkway  -  Fallen into disrepair, November 1972

Around 1975?

Demolition

 

Recollections

Embassy Cinema

Recollections of the Supermarket built on the site

Acknowledgement for the info in the caption above the photo at the top of this page:

'The Last Picture Shows: Edinburgh' (Brendon Thomas)

 

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