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TITLE
La Scala Cinema, Inverness
EXTERNAL ID
PAN3_83
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
PERIOD
1950s
CREATOR
J Nairn
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
20148
KEYWORDS
cinemas
Royal Air Force
film
La Scala Cinema, Inverness

Interior of the La Scala Cinema, Strothers Lane, Inverness. It 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 posters on the wall are promoting RAF recruitment


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La Scala Cinema, Inverness

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1950s

cinemas; Royal Air Force; film

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Jimmy Nairn & Son

Interior of the La Scala Cinema, Strothers Lane, Inverness. It 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 posters on the wall are promoting RAF recruitment <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.