Comments from Mike (saps)

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Mike (saps) commented about Victoria Theatre on Jun 17, 2017 at 10:16 am

That photo does seem to show the orchestra sloping upwards at the front.

Reminds me of the seating at the Thalia…

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Mike (saps) commented about Victoria Theatre on Jun 17, 2017 at 10:02 am

Due to its central location in Times Square, there are hundreds (thousands?) of photos of the exterior, but it seems there are scant representations of the interior…

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Mike (saps) commented about RKO Keith's Theatre on Jun 14, 2017 at 10:14 am

Ahem, I’m back…

Signed, Loew’s Kings

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Mike (saps) commented about Astor Theatre on Jun 12, 2017 at 10:10 am

Weird that the Times spelled the name of the picture wrong, namely “Hannie Caulder” which apparently played one week here, the theater’s last, from May 24 to May 30, 1972…

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Mike (saps) commented about Babylon Cinemas on Jun 12, 2017 at 10:04 am

Welcome to the club. Just stay calm and all may (or may not) be revealed…

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Mike (saps) commented about Palace Theatre on May 30, 2017 at 11:14 pm

Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen just completed a week’s worth of shows at this theater. Looking good…

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Mike (saps) commented about Whitman Theatre on May 30, 2017 at 8:56 pm

Paul, which of my photos did you comment on?

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Mike (saps) commented about AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 with IMAX on May 27, 2017 at 10:44 pm

AMC Amazing

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Mike (saps) commented about Embassy 1 Theatre on May 26, 2017 at 8:24 pm

I believe the “New Embassy 46th Street” is the Victoria, not this Embassy.

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Mike (saps) commented about Whitman Theatre on May 24, 2017 at 10:36 am

Paul, I’m enjoying your posts, but please don’t use all capital letters; it makes it hard to read…

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Mike (saps) commented about Farmingdale Theater on May 19, 2017 at 6:31 am

you don’t need to post in all caps…

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Mike (saps) commented about Seaview Theater on May 17, 2017 at 6:34 pm

It is now a Dollar Tree, although I wish it were a dollar theater instead.

Current photo posted in the photo section

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Mike (saps) commented about Avenue U Theater on May 17, 2017 at 12:43 pm

The 1980 picture added to Photos

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Mike (saps) commented about Babylon Cinemas on May 11, 2017 at 12:27 pm

I posted two movie ads in the Photos section, but not one with any theaters listed :(

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Mike (saps) commented about Babylon Cinemas on May 11, 2017 at 9:02 am

I posted two ads for The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm in the Photos section, one for the Cinerama run and one for the neighborhood non-Cinerama run…

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Mike (saps) commented about UA Sheepshead Bay Stadium 14 on May 7, 2017 at 1:58 pm

Yes, Ben, please do that. Bright and clear and close-up where possible. Don’t forget to edit them before posting (cropping, lightening, centering, etc.) for best results.

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Mike (saps) commented about Radio City Music Hall on Apr 25, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Cabaret: USA:PG (MPAA rating: certificate #23094)

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Mike (saps) commented about AMC 34th Street 14 on Apr 18, 2017 at 9:41 am

Since #2 Regal has about 7,307 screens in 564 theaters (compared to AMC’s 8,200 screens in 661 theatres) I guess you prefer Burger King…

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Mike (saps) commented about Kings Theatre on Apr 17, 2017 at 9:43 pm

It’s amazing (or not) what $93 million can do…

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Mike (saps) commented about Radio City Music Hall on Apr 15, 2017 at 7:59 am

The original Broadway show starred Gertrude Berg and Cedric Hardwicke

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Mike (saps) commented about Radio City Music Hall on Apr 15, 2017 at 7:46 am

Bob’s last starring role in a theatrical feature.

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Mike (saps) commented about Loew's State Theatre on Apr 13, 2017 at 10:02 pm

I wish I knew as much about classic movie houses then as I know now. I would have made it a point to visit every single remaining one a least once. And the ones I really did the visit over the years I would have paid closer attention to, savoring the experience.

That said, I knew enough by 1987 to be at the last show of the upstairs Loews State 2 so that I could get one last look at the proscenium, ceiling, fixtures…which I did indeed savor …

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Mike (saps) commented about AMC 34th Street 14 on Apr 13, 2017 at 9:52 pm

The apostrophe moved over to “its” and so now it too often auto corrects to “it’s” even when you don’t mean it to…

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Mike (saps) commented about Kings Theatre on Apr 13, 2017 at 9:38 pm

Orlando, you have shown yourself over the years to be a true movie theater lover, historian, preservationist, and restorer, and that’s only scratching the surface. And you’ve been a valuable asset to this site.

So please delete your intemperate response to a paying patron’s experience, rethink your answer, and post again in the cool light of day.

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Mike (saps) commented about Kings Theatre on Apr 13, 2017 at 10:43 am

Was the delay in seating due to slow security check-ins?