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Dominion Harrow Theatre, UK

This 1933 theater, part of the Associated British Cinemas (ABC) chain, boasted one of the most futuristic and awesome fronts of its day.  This is art deco at its finest with a bit of German expressionism throw in.  No other British movie houses ever looked like this one.and no multiplex today can match the streamlined beauty of the Dominion’s exterior.

The theatre still exists although it has been subdivided into multiple screens and its incredible frontage has been clad in corrugated metal that hides its original impressive decor.  It is said that behind the metal cover very little of that beauty now remains.  A pity.

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