Hollywood Theatre

Soy Street,
Hong Kong

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Hollywood Theatre

The Hollywood Theatre was situated in the Mongkok district on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong. It opened to business on 17th June, 1964 with a Mandarin language film.

It was a 70mm cinema and the measurement of its screen was 73'x31'.

The theatre showed first run Mandarin language films except 1965 and 1966, when first run English language films were shown.

A fire broke out at the theatre in the evening on 23rd August, 1972; fortunately no one was hurt in the incident. The theatre had to be closed for several days for renovation.

On 28th February, 1980, a homemade bomb exploded in the front stalls of the theatre and a theatre seat was broken.

The theatre closed its doors on 15th December, 1980.

A commercial building was built on the site of the theatre.

Contributed by Raymond Lo

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hhpy on May 5, 2010 at 9:32 am

an old picture of Hollywood in Mong Kok:
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