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Paignton Picture House
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Believed to be the oldest purpose-built cinema in Europe, the Paignton Picture House boasts a prestigious history that dates back to the birth of cinema.
Once patronised by the likes of Agatha Christie, the cinema closed in 1999, and these memories now threaten to be lost in time.
Sean Wilson speaks to two people who want to see the cinema kept open for historic and aesthetic purposes: projection enthusiast, Stuart Saunders and London-based, Torquay bred filmmaker, Anthony Bueno