Photographs of the cinema over the years.

The Rialto as it was in the 1940s

The Rialto 1948 (collection of Allen Eyles and Keith Skone)

 

The war is over and the Rialto's had a facelift and a change of name.

The war is over and the Rialto's had a facelift and a change of name.

Oh dear.  Some time in the 80s and it's looking a little shabby.  The Princess parked outside doesn't help.

Oh dear. Some time in the 80s and it's looking a little shabby. The Princess parked outside doesn't help.

27th June, 2009.

27th June, 2009.

The cinema awaits its fate.  About an hour ago.

Limbo - the cinema awaits its fate. About an hour ago.

 Hang on... what's on that poster?

Next door. Hang on... what's on that poster?

That's nice.

That's nice.