Memories of Moortown's Corner House Cinema

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It was the city cinema which was only open for two years.

Corner House Cinema on Harrogate Road in Moortown opened in November 1938. The first movie to be shown was A Yank at Oxford starring Robert Taylor and Vivien Leigh. But the cinema did not have a licence to show feature films. And a dispute about displaying category boards for feature films forced its closure by January 1940. It was then renamed the Assembly Rooms and was a popular dance venue. READ MORE: Go inside Leeds's 'secret cinema' LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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