Information for this tour was contributed by Paul Holterman.
The theater, then called Cinema West, opened on December 12, 1961, and closed in 1971. In 1975, it was renovated and reopend it's name changed to Cinema International. When it reopened, it was the first cinema in the Netherlands to show Sens-Surround movies. It was also the first cinema to be equipped with Dolby Stereo. Around 1978, a second auditorium was built on top of the lobby (not shown in the photos). When Pathé Cinema's took over the theater, its name was again plainly changed into Cinema. The theater closed in 1999. The original architect was Mr. Leo Borst.
2003 photos from the Paul Holterman collection.
Photos from the Amsterdam City Archives collection.
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