Carlton Cinema 1930s | PrintRegular price €18,00
A relatively small but very popular cinema at the Sliema Ferries which opened in the early 1920s - one of Malta’s first cinema theatres.
Cinemas in Malta brought about a lot of enthusiasm and interest among people of all ages. They attracted large crowds and the halls were always packed. In those days, a visit to the cinema was quite a thrill! It offered cinemagoers a unique experience - ‘it felt like dreaming with your eyes open’ - many would describe it.
In 1944 the Carlton theatre caught fire, but luckily no structural damages were caused and re-opened again some time after the incident. The Carlton closed down in the early 1960s.
Today the former cinema building still stands and its façade is still recognisable mostly by the two small windows at the top.
Illustrated by Nicole Sciberras Debono , Art Direction Janice Mercieca.
- Available in A6, A4, A3, A2
- Printed on Giclée fine-art paper (German Etching 310gsm)
- Gallery standard, age-resistant, acid-free paper with a matt finish
- Sold mounted, unframed
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