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Media statistics > Cinema > Cinema openings

UK new cinema openings 1927-1932
       
  new screens seats av seats/screen
1927 100 95,000 950
1928 70 90,000 1,286
1929 171 200,000 1,170
1930 195 292,000 1,497
1931 100 142,919 1,429
1932 79 101,309 1,282

Source: US Department of Commerce European Motion Picture Industry reports 1927-1932, quoted in Dickinson and Street: Cinema and State [0077]
Average number of seats added


Cinema statistics index

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