The Futurist was the city centre's first and probably longest surviving cinema in Liverpool. With a Georgian frontage and foyer of blue Sicilian marble, this cinema in Liverpool was the first to sound films in 1926. The adjoining cinema Scala is also part of Liverpool's early cinema history.
The Playhouse was the first independent cinema to be opened in Liverpool city centre since a few years. Part of the ?10 million FACT Centre, this cinema house in Liverpool offers a wide repertoire of independent, foreign as well as mainstream cinema from around the world. You can find three cinemas and a 'micro-cinema here.
Center city Liverpool Odeon
The Odeon in the city centre of Liverpool was designed by Harry Weedon and his assistant Robert Bullivant. This cinema in Liverpool was opened on October 3 1936. Located on the corner of Hunter Street and Northgate Street in Chester city centre. The Odeon in the Liverpool city centre was the location for the Northern Premiere of the Beatles first film - A Hard Day's Night.
The Odeon cinema in Liverpool also boasts of being the chosen as the venue for the Northern Premiere of Ringo Starr's film - The Magic Christian. Today it has been refurbished and stands proud at Chester's city centre. A night out at the Odeon cinema brings to mind the bygone era of early movie halls and cinemas.