Death of the Regent – Rye
David Smeed was on the spot for the Death of the Regent.
The cinema was closed on 29 September 1973
He recorded the last day of showing and the subsequent demolition of the fine building that had given so much pleasure to so many since it was opened in 1949.
The original Regent was bombed in the war
Another landmark in Rye’s long history recorded for posterity by David Smeed.
A Rye’s Own Archive release Sunday 7 May 2017
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