Rex Cinema Fire in Abadan Before Revolution
etelaat newspaper; Sunday, August 20, 1978 wrote: “In a national tragedy that took place last night in the city of Abadan, 377 men, women and children were burned alive in the Rex cinema in Abadan.
“At 10 o’clock last night, while 700 men, women and children were watching the Persian movie Deer in the theater.
a group of saboteurs and people who did not believe in human principles set the cinema on fire with the cooperation of the cinema caretaker with incendiary materials.”
This was the first news of the Rex Cinema fire.
The first news of the secret of the head to the seal, which is still not clear after 42.
There are different versions of the story of Cinema Rex. Someone or persons are said to have set the cinema on fire with incendiary materials.