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DP70s in Scotland

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Written by: Thomas Hauerslev Date: 03.07.2009
Aberdeen ABC
  Two DP70 (___+___)

Serial No's unknown. Installed for "Doctor Zhivago" in 1967 either April or May.

The other screen had DP75s installed when 2 mini screen added in 1975.

Anthony Laing
13.04.2014
Aberdeen Odeon (*╗)
  Two DP70 (862+861)

Possibly photo of No.861.

Philips DP70 Projector installed for "South Pacific" in 1959. I assume the machines were 861 left and 862 right. DP70 replaced by Cinemeccanica Victoria 8 (RK 60). 70/35 mm Projector in Aug. 1980. ODEON closed in 2001, now a Health Club and Gym.

Regards
Tony Laing

Regards Tony Laing, 07.06.2007 + 18.05.2019
 
Coatbridge Sumerlee Museum
  One DP70 in storage
Dundee Capitol (*╗)
  Opened 1956, 1400 seats. taken over by ABC. Improved and reopened 25.05.1959 as ABC, 1238 seats. Twinned 1979 and renamed Cannon.
Edinburgh Filmhouse Cinema (P) / Edinburgh Film Theatre (P)
  Two DP70 (860+863)

Screen 1 projection box showing platter, DP70s and DLP. Image by Alasdair McCrum

The BIG Picture in Edinburgh

 
Edinburgh New Victoria / Odeon (*╗)
  Two DP70 installed for "South Pacific" 26.12.1958
Edinburgh Regal (*╗) / ABC
  Opened 10.10.1938, 2769 seats. Two DP70 installed 1958.

Installation of DP70. Image by Ian Rintoul

Renamed ABC 20.03.1961. Tripled 1969. Renamed MGM 14.05.1969.
  Two DP70

Mr. Runciman, chief projectionist at the ABC,  working with the DP70. Image by Ian Rintoul
 
Glasgow Glasgow Film Theatre
  One DP70 on display (1356). Came from the Regal in Glasgow.
Glasgow Gaumont (*)
  Two DP70 installed for "South Pacific" 22.09.1958. Ran 67+ weeks
Glasgow Odeon (╗)
Glasgow Private (p)
  Two DP70 from The Ritz, Belfast, Northern Ireland 1969.
Glasgow Regal (*╗)
  Opened 13.11.1929, 2359 seats. Renamed ABC 1959. Four screen from 13.12.1979. renamed MGM Sauchiehall Street 18.12.1992. One of the 70mm projectors from this demolished cinema is now on display in the foyer of the Glasgow Film Theatre.
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