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TITLE
La Scala, Strothers Lane, Inverness
EXTERNAL ID
HC_PLANNING_04_051_0577
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
PERIOD
1970s
CREATOR
T. Kenneth MacKenzie
SOURCE
The Highland Council Planning Department
ASSET ID
14945
KEYWORDS
cinemas
buildings
entertainment
La Scala, Strothers Lane, Inverness

Front entrance of La Scala cinema, Strothers Lane, Inverness. La Scala opened in 1913 as a one-screen cinema with a capacity of 1000. In 1978 it was divided into two screens with 438 seats in the stalls and 255 in the circle. A third screen was added in the 1990s. In 1996 the world premiere of the film 'Loch Ness' was staged here. Competition from two other cinemas in Inverness resulted in the closure of La Scala in January 2001. The last film to be screened was 'Casablanca'.

The film 'The People that Time Forgot' was released in 1977.

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La Scala, Strothers Lane, Inverness

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1970s

cinemas; buildings; entertainment

The Highland Council Planning Department

The Highland Council Planning Dept

Front entrance of La Scala cinema, Strothers Lane, Inverness. La Scala opened in 1913 as a one-screen cinema with a capacity of 1000. In 1978 it was divided into two screens with 438 seats in the stalls and 255 in the circle. A third screen was added in the 1990s. In 1996 the world premiere of the film 'Loch Ness' was staged here. Competition from two other cinemas in Inverness resulted in the closure of La Scala in January 2001. The last film to be screened was 'Casablanca'.<br /> <br /> The film 'The People that Time Forgot' was released in 1977.