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The Passage Cinema

May 31st, 2018|Historie, History|

The Passage cinema belonged to the oldest cinemas in The Hague. Originally started in a converted warehouse in the covered arcade itself - at number 44. The name of the Old Passage cinema, changed a couple of times. Then it was called De 's-Gravenhaagsche Bioscope Company, then the Salon Cinémato Fancaix, Palais Lumineaux or the Vitascope [...]

1985

May 3rd, 2018|Historie, History|

Great archive pictures of The Passage from 1985. At the time a flower garden was built in combination with parakeets, bantam chickens, pigeons, rabbits and fountains.

The end of the vertical theatre

March 2nd, 2017|History|

On January 30th, 1986, the Passage Theatre disappeared. It was one of the oldest cinemas in The Hague, which was founded in 1928. The last movie that was played there was one from Charles Bronson - Death Wish 3.

The last film in the Passage Theater

February 28th, 2017|History|

From 1928 to 1986 there was a movie theater in the Passage. The last film that was ever played was on January 29, 1986 and this was Death Wish 3 with Charles Bronson.

The Passage

November 1st, 2016|History, News|

The first passages were built around the beginning of the nineteenth century in France. The passages in Paris were relatively small. These passages were created as a small subways in the premises of and around the royal palace. These were concentrated in the financial world, from which the wealthy persons came who initiated the construction of [...]

The growth of the Passage

April 21st, 2016|History|

Between 1800 and 1900, the number of inhabitants of Den Haag grew very quickly. The growth consisted mainly of people working in the industry. But the "trade and services" with his officers, office staff and returnees from Indonesia were important. Due to the new needs of consumption and luxury goods the plan for an indoor market became [...]

The start of De Passage

March 31st, 2016|History, News|

In 1885 De Passage was opened in the center of The Hague. The construction of The Hague Passage is designed for the ground plan by Herman Weststra Jr. from The Hague and the architect Jan Christiaan van Wijk from Rotterdam. It initially consisted only of a connection between Buitenhof and Spuistraat with in the middle of [...]