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The Picture House / Gaumont
140 Sauchiehall Street


Opened in December 1910, seating around 1,084, in a new auditorium constructed behind the retained facade of a warehouse. The interior was decorated by Guthrie & Wells, the famous Glasgow interior decorators.
Reconstructed in 1925 to seat 1,600. Renamed Gaumont in 1947, and the interior was modernised in 1960.

Photos above courtesy of www.mawgrim.co.uk

It closed and was demolished in January 1972, although the facade has been retained once more as part of the  Savoy Centre shopping development.

Listed, Grade B

The archive shot below shows patrons queuing for a showing of Spartacus:

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