Theatre Coliseum
Cinerama film formats shown 3-strip and 70mm
3-strip dates From 07/16/63 to 11/23/63, single box, 3-strip projectors sent to Itinerama
70mm dates From 12/02/63 to 05/22/68
Screen curvature and size  
Address St. Martins Lane
Comments  
Current status Now an opera house

COLISEUM CINERAMA THEATRE LONDON PLAYDATES.

Converted from live theatre to 3-Strip Cinerama.

Single projection box.

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM.

                          Tue July 16 to Sat Nov 23 1963.                        19 weeks.

Transferred to the Royalty.

 

Single Strip installed. (3 strip machines sent to Itinerama)

 

 

 

 

                IT'S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD.         UltraPanavision.

                          Mon Dec 2 1963 to Wed July 15 1964.            28 weeks.

Transferred to Royalty.

THE MAGNIFICENT SHOWMAN (CIRCUS WORLD) Super Technirama.

Thurs July 16 1964 to Sat Jan 9 1965.     25 weeks.

 

LA FAYETTE.                           Super Technirama

Sun Jan 10 to Wed March 7 1965.        8 weeks.

 

                THE FLAMING YEARS. (ex Kinopanorama)     Sovoscope 70mm.

                          Thurs March 11 to Wed April 15 1965.           5 weeks.

                MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY.                                  MCS 70.

                          Thurs ApriI 16 to Wed June 2 1965.                 7 weeks.

Transferred to Royalty.

                THE BLACK TULIP.                                                Super Technirama.

                          Thurs June 3 to Weds July 14 1965.                 6 weeks.

                SOUTH PACIFIC.                                                             Todd-AO.

                          Thurs July 15 to Wed July 28 1965.                  2 weeks.

                EL CID.                                                                   Super Technirama.

                          Thurs July 29 to Wed Aug 11 1965.                  2 weeks.

                THE KING AND I.                                                  Grandeur 70.

                          Thurs Aug 12 to Wed Aug 25 1965.                 2 weeks.

LAWRENCE OF ARABIA.                                      Super Panavision.
Thurs Aug 26 to Weds Sept 8 1965.                 2 weeks.

OKLAHOMA.  (First time in UK in 7Omm). Todd-AO. 

Thurs Sept 9 to Tues Oct 12 1965.                   4 weeks.

THE GREAT RACE.                                       Panavision 70
Thurs Oct 14 1965 to Sat Feb 26 1966.   18 weeks.
HOLIDAY IN SPAIN.                                    Todd-AO
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Sun Feb 27 to Wed Apri I 6 1966.       5 weeks 
CINERAMA'S RUSSIAN ADVENTURE. (Kinopanorama). 7Omm.

Thurs ApriI 7 to Tues June 7 1966.                   8 weeks.

 

BATTLE OF THE BULGE.                        UltraPanavision.

Thurs June 9 to Mon Oct 3 1966.

Transferred from Casino.                                   17 weeks.

 

THE BIBLE.                                                  (Produced and Presented in D-150).

Fri Oct 7 1966 to Sat June 3 1967.                    34 weeks.

WAR AND PEACE.                                       70mm.

Thurs June 8 to Wed July 5 1967.                           4 weeks.

YOUNG GIRLS OF ROCHEFORT.          Franscope 70MM.

Thurs July 6 to Tue Nov 7 1967.                        6 weeks.

EXODUS.                                                         Super Panavision.

Thurs July 20 to Wed Aug 23 1967.                  5 weeks.

IT'S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD. UltraPanavision.
Thurs Aug 24 to Wed Oct 4 1967.                     6 weeks.

MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY.                    MCS 70.

Thurs Oct 5 to Tues Nov 7 1967.                      5 weeks.

GRAND PRIX.                                                   Super Panavision.  
Wed Nov 8 1967 to Wed Jan 17 1968.             10 weeks.

Transferred from Casino.

THE COMEDIANS.                          Panavision 70.

Thurs Jan 18 to Tue March 19 1968.               9 weeks.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS.       Todd-AO. (First time in UK in 70mm).
Thurs March 21 to Weds May 22 1968.          9 weeks.

Theatre subsequently closed and later restored to an Opera House.

 

 

 

 

Below ticket flyer

 


Below from http://cinematreasures.org

 

 

Movie program for premiere and ticket stubs from http://www.hometheaterforum.com

 

 

Below movie program, envelope and ticket stubs

Ticket flyer front

Ticket flyer back

Below movie program, envelope and ticket stubs

 

Ticket flyer front

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Ticket flyer front

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Below pictures of projector with D-150 lens at the Coliseum and ad from http://www.in70mm.com

Below taken in the 1980s from http://cinematreasures.org