The State Cinema

Beside the bridge over the Water of Leith

Great Junction Street, Leith

Queue, waiting to get in to the State Cinema

Queue outside The State Cinema, Great Junction Street, Leith

John Darcy.  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Darcy:  March 16, 2010.  Thank you to Bob Moffat for
providing a copy of this photograph.  and to John Stewart who runs
a Leith web site that includes this photo.




James Easson McNair

Leith, Edinbrugh

Thank you to James Easson McNair for posting a message in the EdinPhoto guestbook.

James, who is on the front row, just to the left of the centre in this photo,  wrote:


"I am in this picture, queuing outside the State Picture House.

Queue outside The State Cinema, Great Junction Street, Leith

The photo was taken in 1969.  I remember quite a few people in the photo.  I am right in the front with the black blazer on, and I'm standing on the pavement to make myself look taller which you did back then.

Ha ha, happy days !!!!!!!!!!!"

James Easson McNair, Leith, Edinburgh:
Message posted in EdinPhoto guestbook:  November 17, 2011


The State Cinema

The State Cinema, on the east side of Great Junction Street, was situated beside the bridge over the Water of Leith.

When might this photo have been taken?

Here are two more photos of The State Cinema:

State Cinema and Bridge over the Water of Leith, Great Junction Street, Leith - 1987     Chancelot Mill, Bonnington, Demolition of the Chimney  - 1971


Leith Leith - Old Pictures