French slideshow of shuttered NY treasures

posted by Michael Zoldessy on April 28, 2010 at 10:45 pm

Can’t say I know French, but the pictures in this slideshow from Le Monde do a lot of talking. Check it out.

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William
William on April 29, 2010 at 1:42 am

Some really good shots of whats left of these great old houses.

irishcine
irishcine on April 29, 2010 at 5:44 pm

Thanks for that, would really like to see the Bridgeport cinema. Nice lighting effects give a spooky feel. Some might get a chance to see the exhibition of the photos in Paris, mentioned at the end of slideshow.

DavidWallick
DavidWallick on April 29, 2010 at 9:04 pm

I don’t speak French, so the narration didn’t help me, but the photos are amazing and certainly worth looking at.

robboehm
robboehm on April 30, 2010 at 11:34 am

Never heard of Loew’s 46th street. I wonder if the caption in the show was wrong about it being in NY. The Proctor’s photo was interesting because it appears as tho there were a lot of windows in the auditorium.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on May 2, 2010 at 2:49 am

Loews 46th street was in New York and has its own page with lots of photos on Cinema Treasures.

KJB2012
KJB2012 on May 28, 2010 at 7:08 am

Excellent. I never knew Bridgeport CT had such a grand theatre!

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