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Classic cinema, Fitzalan Square, after fire. Formerly The Electra Palace, opened 11th February 1911 on site of Wonderland. Closed on 28 July 1945 and reopened as Capital and Provincial News Theatre in September. Became Classic Cinema on 15 January 19

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Title:Classic cinema, Fitzalan Square, after fire. Formerly The Electra Palace, opened 11th February 1911 on site of Wonderland. Closed on 28 July 1945 and reopened as Capital and Provincial News Theatre in September. Became Classic Cinema on 15 January 19
Location:Sheffield_City_Centre
Date:01/03/1984
Date Period:1980-1999
Photographer:SLAI
Copyright:SCC
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Closed 24th November 1982. A fire in 1984 destroyed most of the building and it was later demolished. The old facade of The Electra Palace can be seen. This was hidden behind modern cladding when it was renovated into the Classic Cinema. For more information see 'In Memory of Sheffield's Cinemas', by R. Ward, Cat. No. 725.82 SQ. Also 'Sheffield Cinemas', by Clifford Shaw for the Sheffield Cinema Society, Cat. No. 725.82 S.

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