Curtain call for Globe
THE GLOBE CINEMA, which started operating in 1956, is now a mere memory. The management of the Roebuck Street, St Michael business finally closed the doors after showing Mission Impossible 4 on Saturday.
The Globe, the last of the old cinemas, has now gone the way of the defunct Roxy, Vista, Empire, Olympic, Gaiety, Plaza and other entertainment houses. It has given Barbadians and visitors alike more than half a century of large-screen entertainment, music and memories.
People attended the last showing to soak up what many of them described as “history in the making”.
Many have nestled within its “surround sound” and darkened 1 100-seat interior, munching on popcorn in the Pit, House or Balcony, but only a few have basically lived in and for The Globe: the Ali family. (AH/CA)
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