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Old advertisement for a movie theater (Reeperbahn, Hamburg St. Pauli)

Old advertisement for a movie theater (Reeperbahn, Hamburg St. Pauli)
Old wall - painting. Reeperbahn close to "Spielbudenplatz". "50 Jahren führendes Filmtheater" (50 years the leading movie theater). There seemed to be a "Seit" (Since) missing at the top.

I don´t know which movie theater it was. According to www.djibnet.com/photo/reeperbahn/knopf-s-lichtspiele-9676864713.html it was "Knop´s Lichtspiele", and this old advertisement was visible because of demolition-work since Sept. 2013 again.

www.filmmuseum-hamburg.de/index.php?id=57&ds_id=569 (german) provides some more informations about it (in german language) so I try to translate it as a summary.

The following description only applies if the guessed "Knop´s Lichtspielhaus" is true:
They mentonied that it is possible the first movie theater of Hamburg where a non-moveable building was used. "Knopf´s Lichtspiele" was active between 1906-1975. Before, starting in 1899 there was a movie theater by the same, too, but without a building. It has 650 seats and was installed inside another company at first.
As it´s opened in Sept. 1906 it has 667 seats. 1922 it gets renovated and supplied more seats. In July 1943 it was the only theater at Reeperbahn which survived the second World War mostly undamaged.
It was one of the 10 movie theaters in Hamburg which are re-opened 27. July 1945 to public audience. Between 1930 bis 1950 it has more than 10 million visitors.
1974 modified and renovated, but hasn´t much success from then. Later the disco "Dock´s" will use their location (until now) so my geolocation will show where this advertisement was - not where the "Knop´s Lichtspielhaus" was - but it was closeby.
WikiPedia - entry about "Docks" (also in english, maybe later more): de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Docks

Later, at this construction-site will be the "Klubhaus" - www.tivoli.de/klubhaus.html or a newsarticle about it mobil.abendblatt.de/hamburg/article2127429/Der-Hamburger-Kiez-bekommt-ein-Klubhaus.html (both in german language) - so this advertisement will be disappearing again.

mika, Christina Sonnenschein, James R. Page, Rhisiart Hincks and 5 other people have particularly liked this photo


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Blue rubber octopus
Blue rubber octopus
I love these old ghost signs.
3 years ago.
ୱ Kiezkickerde ( ͡°… has replied to Blue rubber octopus
Thank you. Unfortunally it need mostly construction-work to get them back visible again, mostly they are covered by other, newer buildings - or just get simple overpainted - or topped by an advertisement - videowall...
3 years ago.
Nylonbleu
Nylonbleu
J'adore cette photo ! So very urban and the colors are so in tune ....
3 years ago.
Rhisiart Hincks
Rhisiart Hincks
I really like these old painted wall advertisements; the red here goes well with that of the graffiti and the posters,
3 years ago.
ୱ Kiezkickerde ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
ୱ Kiezkickerde ( ͡°…
Thank you all for your comments and faves. Yes, the colors of this advertisement and wall are niceley in their combination, well, they are both old and because of this going straight into a gray... something a little bit faster (the wall), others need some more time for it (the colors)... but everything will end in a deep gray... Or behind another wall. :o)
3 years ago.