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DP70s in Asia

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Written by: Thomas Hauerslev Date: 28.06.2009

 

China

   
Beijing Opera (*)
  Two DP70 imported before 1965. DP70 discharged as useless 1987.
? Wanda Group
  Two DP70 (1741+1744). Machines came from The Todd-AO/Glenn Glen sound Studios #1, Hollywood, USA. Purchased fall 2015. The machines were taken apart, packed, and shipped to them to be installed in a new multiplex. I have no way of knowing if this installation happened. Brad Morris, 2. September 2022

Machines originally installed in ocean liner S/S France.
 
   

 

Hong Kong

   
Hong Kong State Theatre (╗)
  Presumed closed
Hong Kong Queens Theatre (*╗)
  Two DP70. THX. Main theatre closed and used as shopping mall. Balcony still used as cinema. No DP70 visible as of February 2000. Theatre closed 2008, and demolished 2009.
Kowloon Broadway Theatre (*╗)
  Three screens
Kowloon Royal Theatre (*╗P)
  THX
   

 

Japan

   
Hiroshima City Shin Asahai Building (╗)
Osaka EXPO 1970
  Pavillion Ontario. Two DP70.
Osaka Umeda Koma Stadium (*╗)
Tokyo Yurakuza (*╗P)
Tokyo Shinjuku Koma Stadium (*P)
  Two DP70. Opened 28.12.1956 with "Oklahoma!" in Todd-AO. 2849 seats. Screen 25,8m x 10,8m. SR.D
Tsukuba EXPO 1985
  Two DP70.
   

 

Malaya

   
Singapore Odeon (╗)
  1557 seats
   

 

Philipines

   
Manila Galaxy (*╗)
  Two DP70 observed in November 1998. No longer in use. Large Todd-AO Screen is still in place.
Manila Universal (╗)
Manila Rizal (*╗)
  Probably 3 DP70. Reported demolished, but it is unconfirmed.
   

 

Thailand

   
Bangkok Chalerm Khetr Theatre (*╗)
  The theatre closed down several years ago (probably 10-20 years ago).
The building also was been torn down years ago.
Bangkok National
   

 

Vietnam

   
Saigon Rex Theatre (*╗)
   
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