Some articles on palaces, palace, electric palace cinema, cinema:
... In Continental Europe royal and episcopal palaces were not merely residences the clerks who administered the realm or the diocese laboured there as well ... To this day many bishops' palaces house both their family apartments and their official offices.) However, unlike the "Palais du Justice" which is often encountered in the French-speaking world, modern British ... used in a more informal sense for other large, impressive buildings, such as The Crystal Palace of 1851 (an immensely large, glazed hall erected for The Great Exhibition) and ...
... Famous visitors to the cinema include HRH Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (25 November 2004) British film director Terence Davies (14 December 2009) British film director ...
... The palace's construction was originally intended to be a gift to John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, from a grateful nation in return for military triumph against ... The palace was designed in the rare, and short-lived, English Baroque style ... Architectural appreciation of the palace is as divided today as it was in the 1720s ...
... Blenheim Palace (/ˈblɛnəm/) (pronounced "Blen-im") is a monumental country house situated in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England, residence of the dukes of Marlborough ... country house in England to hold the title of palace ... The palace, one of England's largest houses, was built between 1705 and circa 1724 ...
... The plan of Blenheim Palace is basically that of a large central rectangular block (see plan), containing behind the southern facade the principal state apartments ... blocks together form the "Great Court" designed to overpower the visitor arriving at the palace ... There are two approaches to the palace's grand entrance, one from the long straight drive through wrought iron gates directly into the Great Court the other, equally as, if not more, impressive, betrays Vanbrugh's ...
Famous quotes containing the words cinema, electric and/or palace:
“For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.”
—Alfred Hitchcock (18991980)
“Thats the down-town frieze,
Principally the church steeple,
A black line beside a white line;
And the stack of the electric plant,
A black line drawn on flat air.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)
“While the hollow oak our palace is,
Our heritage the sea.”
—Allan Cunningham (17841842)