Coordinates: The Regent Cinema was a cinema in Brighton, England. It was opened by Provincial Cinematograph Theatres on 27 July 1921 and was one of that company's first super cinemas. It was demolished in 1974.
The building was designed by architect Robert Atkinson in the art deco style, with interiors by Walpole Champneys and murals by Walter Bayes. The proscenium was designed by Lawrence Preston of Brighton College of Art. There was one screen, with 2024 seats.
In 1923 the building expanded with a Georgean Restaurant with orchestra, Ship Cafe and upstairs dance hall. In January 1929, the cinema was closed for 18 months due to fire damage on the stage end and auditorium. In July 1967 the ballroom was converted to a bingo hall.
- Cinema Treasures; Chris Perman. "Regent Cinema". Retrieved 2007-07-16.
- Photograph of the main entrance from March 1971, retrieved from Odeon Cavalcade
- Regent Cinema history and photographs at Brightonfilm.com
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