Cameo Cinema

Kenyatta Avenue,

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Functions: Movies

Styles: Neo-Classical

Previous Names: Theatre Royal

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Cameo Cinema

The Theatre Royal was opened in 1912, and was the first theatre/cinema to operate in what was at that time named British East Africa.

It was later re-named Cameo Cinema. Today it is considered a ‘flea-pit’ cinema, which screens mainly sex films.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on September 23, 2010 at 10:50 am

A vintage promotional postcard showing the Theatre Royal:
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