Hannover: Metropoltheater

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Niedersachsen
City: Hannover
Location: Oberstraße 7

Built 1894 as "Saalbau Hannover". 1100 seats. Ca. 1901 renamed "Metropoltheater". 1912-1913 converted to a cinema and renamed "Vereinigte Theater-Lichtspiele" [not identical with another cinema of the same name, operated by the same company in Hildesheimer Straße 11]. 1927 renamed "UFA-Theater". 1936 renovations. Destroyed by bombs in 1943.

[Subsequently a new "Metropol-Lichtspieltheater" was built nearby, with a new entrance at Engelbosteler Damm 5. Closed 1960].

Links: www.postkarten-archiv.de

[Hannover: Metropoltheater] Front Text: "Gruss vom Saalbau Hannover, Größter Concert Saal Hannovers, jetzt Metropoltheater" [Greetings from the Saalbau Hanover, Largest Concert Hall in Hanover, now Metropoltheater", left: "Biertunnel zur Baumannshöhle" [Beer Hall 'Baumannshöhle']
Publisher: Ulrich Dopfen, Hannover
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Hannover-Kleefeld to Wüsten in Lippe, 1909


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