Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, HOLYWOOD ROAD, STRAND CINEMA

Name: NEILL, JOHN MCBRIDE
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, HOLYWOOD ROAD, STRAND CINEMA
Date: 1935
Nature: For Union Cinema Co., London. Opened Dec 1935. Contractor: Sloan Bros., Belfast.
Refs: IB 77, 16 Nov 1935, 1065; Belfast News-Letter, 24 Oct 1936 (gives name of contractor); Paul Larmour, 'The Big Feature', Perspective Vol. 5, No. 4 (Mar-Apr 1997), 30; Linda Brooks, 'Saturday night at the movies', Perspective Vol. 8. No. 2 (Nov-Dec 1999), 21-24(illus.; article on refurbishment of cinema by Robinson Patterson Partnership)