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Cinemas, Then And Now.

Written by Colette AryeeDate: 7/27/2017
Back in the day, TVs where a luxury for the wealthy therefore people had to hurdle to the cinema to catch a glimpse of newly released movies as well as the old ones.

Some of the cinemas that were highly patronised during the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s were :

1. The Orion Cinema - Located around the Kwame Nkrumah Circle.
2. Rex Cinema – Opposite the Accra Hockey Pitch.
3. Roxy Cinema – On the Circle-Adabraka Road.
4. Opera Cinema – Accra Central.
5. Regal Cinema – On the Osu-La Road.
6. Plaza Cinema – Opposite the Mamprobi Church, on the right side of the Mamprobi Post Office.
7. Globe Cinema – Adabraka.
8. Orbit Cinema – Kaneshie.
9. Ophir Cinema – Korle Gonno.
10. Sid Theatre – Dzorwulu.
11. Oxford Cinema – Accra New Town.
12. Casino Theatre – Tema.
13. Palladium Cinema – Accra Central.
14. Tex Cinema – Asamankese.
15. Royal Cinema – Nkawkaw.
16. Dam Theatre – Akosombo.
17. Tarso Cinema – Ho. 

Currently, the National theatre and the Silverbird Cinemas are the major venues for movie premieres or screening.