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Koon Chung Theatre [c.1931-1939]

Date Place completed: 
c.1931-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
1939-08-10

Theater near Jordan Road-Canton road junction from 1931 to 1939. Demolished to become part of the King George V memorial park.

The pre-WWII Koon Chung Theatre was situated at the junction of Jordan Road and Canton Road in Yau Ma Tei on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong.

According to the 1930 Hong Kong Government Administrative Report, the construction work of the theatre building completed in 1930 and the theatre probably opened to business at an unknown date in the same year or early 1931.

1965 Saikung

Shows Sai Kung Theatre.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1965

Ying King Theatre c.1960

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

Ying King Theatre.  Finally found a photo of the cinema where I watched some movies!   I believe this was grand opening  in 1960 though not able to read the words on the facade.  

Source: https://www.uwants.com/viewthread.php?tid=5832013&page=81#pid236503658  by CM5831@74A  

Ying King Theatre - Opening Notice (1960)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

News coverage of Ying King Theatre's opening day - 1960.

Source: https://www.uwants.com/viewthread.php?tid=5832013&page=57#pid219179190 

Paramount on Nathan Road

Think the Paramount sign belongs to the cinema. And behind the building on the right another one is visible with the incription PARA.. (the rest is covered).

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

27 - Chinese Theatre

Shows State Theatre.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

1954 Wyndham street

Opposite view to this one:

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1954

LEE THEATRE-3D Cinema show-1953

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1953

1983 Castle Peak Road - Yuen Long, taken from Hong Lok Road = 元朗大馬路街景,攝於康樂路附近

Text on Flickr:

標題 : Castle Peak Road - Yuen Long, taken from Hong Lok Road = 元朗大馬路街景,攝於康樂路附近

出版者 : Hong Kong

出版日期 : 1983

簡述 : Castle Peak Road - Yuen Long, taken from Hong Lok Road. Tung Lok Theatre and newly built Yuen Long Trade Centre is also seen in the picture

元朗

Yuen Long

元朗大馬路街景,攝於康樂路附近。圖中可見位於同樂街口的同樂戲院及新建的元朗貿易中心

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1983

ShunLeeTheatreTicket.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1988

1945 Map of Hong Kong & Kowloon - Shun Lee Theatre / 順利戲院 (1985)

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