As the standards require, the cinema is accessible to disabled people. On 9 September , the Vichy regime banned all Anglo-Saxon films, then in May , all films — whatever their nationality — released before 1 October Situated in the 18th arrondissement, in the La Chapelle district, the Louxor screens recent films as well as great cinema classics. Johnllon on February 12, at 9: The standard three-hour-long programme — accompanied by the Louxor orchestra and organ — changed weekly. Mosaics, murals and other original architectural details are forever lost, encased in cement. Built in , and opening as an independent cinema on 6th October , it was later taken over the Pathe chain.
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater. The screen with its ornate frame has been beautifully reproduced. At the corner of boulevard de la Chapelle and boulevard de Magenta, the Louxor cinema was built by the architect Henri Zipcy in Attendance rates soared with an average of 9 to 10 tickets sold each week. The building was gutted internally, even removing and replacing the two balconies. Usually hidden by the modern large screen, it is used for silent film screening.
The screen with its ornate frame has been beautifully reproduced. Attendance rates soared with an average of 9 to 10 tickets sold each week. The Louxor bar is open from Tuesday to Friday from 6pm to Recent comments view all 10 comments. From tothe production of French films was resumed, bringing back onto the screen the well-known actors loved by French audiences.
The programmes included only one feature film preceded by a documentary and propaganda newsreels projected in a dimly-lit auditorium to discourage hostile reactions. He also changed the programmes and chose to show Epic swords and sandals movies, spaghetti westerns, war, kung fu or adventure films. The building is at the corner of two main boulevards and adjacent to the Barbes-Rochechouart Metro station.
The programme of cinema screenings and other events at the Louxor is available on the internet site http: The Louxor was sold in April to the Lutetia-Fournier circuit which already controlled about a dozen cinemas.
But at the end of the s, admissions started to drop and reached an all-time low in with spectators.
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In this way, the Egyptian-style Art Deco decoration found once again its splendour of old. The two basement cinemas, both with digital projection are attractively decorated, one in a Deco style with bands of concealed lighting across the side-walls and ceiling in barbed seat auditorium, and a touch of Egyptian style with round pillars along the side walls in the seat auditorium.
The programmes, The s were the Golden Age of prohramme cinema.
Inlocal associations, as well as cinema and architecture lovers decided to take action. The last progarmme show took place on 29 Baebeswith the Indian film Qaid. At the beginning of the s the Louxor turned to Indian films classics like Mother India or recent Ciinema productionsoften subtitled in Arab and French.
Opening times Opening times according to the kouxor. Nicholas Vargelis on May 2, at 1: Only unrestricted access to German films was allowed. Restaurant Accessible only to cinema spectators, the Louxor bar offers finger food made with fine products and artisanal wines. Contributed by Xavier Delamare. A listed historical building, it closed in In later years a Barbew screen hid the stage and the proscenium. Johnllon on February 12, at 9: Built inand opening as an independent cinema progeamme 6th Octoberit was later taken over the Pathe chain.
Since its reopening in April the Louxor has been an enormous success. On 9 Septemberthe Vichy regime banned all Anglo-Saxon films, then in Mayall films — whatever their nationality — released before 1 October Projection is provided via a 35mm and digital projection system. Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater? Attendance reached record numbers spectators in The Louxor offers, of course, an up-to-the-minute programme with new film releases.
Usually hidden by the modern large screen, it is used for silent film screening. The seating is still arranged in orchestra and two balconies, but the majority of the space which was at the rear of the second balcony is now a bar. Init was bought by the city of Paris and on April 17the Louxor finally reopened. Cinema in the same arrondissement: Finally, the Louxor also has a role as a neighbourhood cinema, and has programmes aimed at local schoolchildren.
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There was an orchestra pit and a pipe organ and the seats had Egyptian style motifs. The architect Philippe Pumain was designated by the City of Paris to rehabilitate the premises and he undertook an architectural treatment of the three halls at the Louxor. Home What to see in Paris? The challenge for the architect was to reconcile heritage and modernity.
Through the years the Egyptian design and marquetry friezes by interior designer M.