Dennis Zimmerman, frequent contributor to cinematreasures, snapped photos circa 1968 of various downtown Philadelphia movie theaters. Dennis authorized me to flickr post them so they can be shared, and to link them to Cinema Treasures. Here’s a rare photo glimpse of historic Philadelphia movie houses:
opened 1921, and until its demolition in 1973:
opened 1921, renamed a few times, here as CINEMA 19:
Flickr Cinema 19
closed in 1994 to become a CVS.
Keith’s opened 1902 but redone 1949 by theater owner William Goldman and depicted here as RANDOLPH CINERAMA.
Demolished 1971: Flickr of Randolph Cinerama
Karlton 1921, but redone 1954 by William Goldman as MIDTOWN:
It has since been redone as Prince Music Theatre.
opened 1946 by William Goldman, demolished 1971.Flickr Goldman
opened 1967, closed as AMC Palace in 1992.
Already posted by Friends of the Boyd was Dennis' photo of the Boyd.