Basic Site Details

Name: La Scala Picture House
Town, district or village: Dumbarton
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Jaws Name after closure in 1961 and conversion to disco

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Cinema  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1La Scala Picture House, Glasgow RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319191920  
Item 2 of 34 November 1920 Opened 
Item 3 of 31961  Closed down; used as a disco for some time, and subsequently burnt down

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3Alexander Cochran DennyArchitectA19191920 
Item 2 of 3Denny & BlainArchitectural practiceA19191920 
Item 3 of 3William John BlainArchitectA19191920 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Peter, Bruce2000Clyde Coast Picture Palaces Ochiltree: Stenlake Publishingp10

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWeddell and Thomson Archive Summary Material (Handlists, Job lists etc) 2 sheets drawings (roll 57)
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William John Blain: F no1754 (microfilm reel 14)