Built in 1929 and opened by Sidney and Cecil Bernstein on January 8th, 1930. Interior designed by Theodore Komisarjevsky: auditorium set in a Moorish style and foyer (the photo above) in that of Louis XV of France. Stairway leads to Upper Circle. ABC Cinema 1960-1982, then Images Nightclub, and finally Snoops Nightclub. Now derelict and owned by J D Wetherspoons. Urban Dover Architecture, History, Travel and Tourism.