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2017 photo added, credit & courtesy of Chris Cullen.
The Premiere of “Mansfield 66/67” is at the Ahrya Fine Arts Cinema tonight.
1927 photo added via Keith Sparks.
The Garden was not demolished.
It is still standing, just not used as a theatre any longer.
It was converted into various retail space.
Correction: Photo credit Bob Rehak.
Getting a comedy club on the first floor.
3 in the Photos section.
1956 photo added, credit Burlington Retro website below, which has additional photos and history.
Photo taken 2/16/79-2/22/79, print ad for photo to the left.
Via Tim O'Neill.
Photo taken 2/16/79-2/22/79, print ad to the left in Photos Section.
In the Photos Section I just posted a Vista Theatre poster promoting the Bela Lugosi In-Person screening of “Dracula”.
December 8 was a Monday in 1947, as the poster indicates.
So that confirms the above query about the date.
Also on the poster Theatre is spelled with an “re” and not an “er”.
Contrary to all other sources and their website.
So possibly the printer’s interpretation.
May 1965 photo added, credit Leonard Bartholomew (Vintage Tribune)
One of our salesmen at Fanning Cadillac-Buick across the street, was notorious for running out to collisions in the intersection to hand out business cards in the `80’s.The grill in the background later became Song’s Grill.
Designed by Matt Cliff.
15th Annual Holiday Extravaganza image added credit The Polyphonic Spree.
Circa 1955 postcard added, previously posted link from 2007 is now dead.
1937 image & copy added, credit Captain Bijou Facebook page.
Full page motion picture trade magazine8qd for the first Columbia Pictures' serial, JUNGLE MENACE (1937), starring Frank Buck.
The first three Columbia serials were not produced by the studio, but were made independently by the Weiss Brothers and released by Columbia. The studio established its own serial unit in 1938
Here’s an opportunity to tell Evanston’s new mayor to save the Varsity and renovate it for Northlight, instead of tearing it down as part of the proposed tower.
Ironically held in a new 1920s style speakeasy, owned by Ron Onesti.
Who could tell them of his successes at the vintage Arcada Theatre in St. Charles.
The above and below link has 15 photos total from that premiere night.
Here is the 2015 link with 14 more photos from that night.
1949 photo added credit Mary Segal.
It was already The Pines by 1949, when “It’s A Great Feeling” was released, and is visible on the marquee.
Current article with pics.