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Media statistics > Cinema > Cinemas by region

British cinemas by region and new builds 1930

  sound silent new build
Northern Scotland 145 195 8
Southern Scotland 172 183 17
Newcastle 242 157 14
Leeds 345 173 13
Manchester 298 174 8
Liverpool 226 124 18
Nottingham 179 105 8
Birmingham 206 124 20
Wales 206 128 6
West of England 163 149 21
London and suburbs 385 98 26
Outer London counties 465 247 34
Ireland 119 158 2
       
total 3,151 2,015 195

Source: US Department of Commerce: European Motion Picture Industry report for 1930, quoted in Margaret Dickinson and Sarah Street: Cinema and State (1985)


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