"When I forget thee, Auld Reekie, may my right hand forget it's cunning" R.L. Stevenson

The Cameo

The Cameo Cinema first opened as the King’s Cinema in 1914 making it one of the oldest cinemas in Scotland.
It became known as the Cameo in 1949 it has since been an important venue for the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
It is a small but comfortable cinema specialising in art-house releases and cult late night movies. But it’s not all art-house, more mainstream movies play on the cinema’s three screens.
The popular Sunday matinee double-bills provide the opportunity to catch great films that may have been missed on the big screen first time round.
Famous visitors to The Cameo have included:
* Orson Wells
* Sean Connery
* Ewan MacGregor
* Ray Winston
* Robert Carlyle
* Ken Loach
* Danny Boyle, the director of ‘Trainspotting‘
* Quentin Tarantino

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