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Lost Memory commented about Majestic Theatre on Feb 27, 2014 at 5:20 pm

The Majestic Theatre is listed in the 1932 Film Daily Yearbook with 1,100 seats. Not listed in the 1933 edition.

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Lost Memory commented about McMorran Theatre on Feb 27, 2014 at 5:18 pm

This is an updated link to the photos.

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Lost Memory commented about Belmar Theater on Feb 27, 2014 at 10:33 am

Belmar Theater 1915.

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Lost Memory commented about Theatre Macon on Feb 27, 2014 at 10:27 am

As cccmoviehouses posted in 2012, this building is now used as a live performance theatre known as Theatre Macon.

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Lost Memory commented about Happy Hour Theatre on Feb 27, 2014 at 10:25 am

That is interesting and accurate. This pdf file (item #3) states that the theatre operated in the library building from 1908 to 1929.

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Lost Memory commented about Majestic Theatre on Feb 26, 2014 at 5:15 pm

The Majestic Theatre is listed in the 1934 Film Daily Yearbook as closed with 650 seats.

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Lost Memory commented about Campus Theater on Feb 26, 2014 at 5:13 pm

Here is a 1984 photo of the Campus Theatre.

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Lost Memory commented about Plains Theatre on Feb 26, 2014 at 5:11 pm

I don’t see anything wrong with being nostalgic about your favorite movie theatre. I found another interior photo which has been uploaded to the photo section. After seeing this photo, it appears to me that these photos were taken when the building was later used as a church. That could explain why the wagon wheel ceiling lights that you remember are not in this or the previous uploaded photo. The interior might have been redecorated when being used as a church.

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Lost Memory commented about Orpheum Theatre on Feb 26, 2014 at 5:05 pm

Photo is courtesy of the Haunted Theatre Facebook page.

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Lost Memory commented about Orpheum Theatre on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:16 pm

Google might have a problem mapping this, but the address is 7396 Main Street.

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Lost Memory commented about Crown Theatre on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:00 pm

The Crown Theatre is listed in the 1928 Film Daily Yearbook with 550 seats.

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Lost Memory commented about Orpheum Theatre on Feb 26, 2014 at 11:58 am

Here is an updated link for the Haunted Theatre website.

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Lost Memory commented about Century Theatre on Feb 26, 2014 at 11:17 am

Century Theatre 1937.

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Lost Memory commented about Happy Hour Theatre on Feb 26, 2014 at 11:15 am

Published on September 29, 1913.

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Lost Memory commented about Liverpool Theatre on Feb 25, 2014 at 5:19 pm

The Liverpool Theatre is listed in the 1929 Film Daily Yearbook with 225 seats.

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Lost Memory commented about Majestic Theatre on Feb 25, 2014 at 5:13 pm

The address should be 227 South Main Street.

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Lost Memory commented about Arverne Pier Theatre on Feb 25, 2014 at 5:11 pm

Published in Variety on May 2, 1913.

Although William Fox’s lease of the Arverne Pier theatre has two years more to run, Edward Margolies announces it is for rent for the coming summer.

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Lost Memory commented about Steeplechase Theatre on Feb 25, 2014 at 5:02 pm

Ad is dated June 4, 1915.

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Lost Memory commented about Skyline Theatre on Feb 25, 2014 at 11:40 am

This theatre was built in 1917 and opened as the Jones Theatre. (check photo section) The name was changed to the Skyline Theatre by the late 1930s.

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Lost Memory commented about Arverne Pier Theatre on Feb 25, 2014 at 11:37 am

Published in the NY Sun on July 7, 1912.

Police Drive Crowds Off Shaky Boardwalk.

The police of the Rockaway Beach station, acting under orders of the Department of Docks and Ferries, closed the boardwalk at Arverne last night and drove the crowd on it back to the side streets. The Dock Department has condemned the walk as unsafe.

The Arverne Pier Theatre, now devoted to vaudeville and moving pictures, was already well filled. The exits of this theatre open on the walk, so the police went inside and drove out the audience. The same thing happened to the customers of the forty or fifty stores and business houses along the boardwalk which have no entrances on side streets.

Edward Margolies. proprietor of the theatre, said that he would apply on Monday for an injunction restraining the police from keeping a person from entering his theatre.

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Lost Memory commented about Victoria Theatre on Feb 25, 2014 at 11:10 am

Victoria Theatre circa 1913.

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Lost Memory commented about Kelly Strayhorn Theater on Feb 24, 2014 at 4:45 pm

Regent Theatre circa 1915.

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Lost Memory commented about Symphony Theatre on Feb 24, 2014 at 8:14 am

A July 10, 1915 article in The Moving Picture World states that the Symphony Theatre at 614 South Broadway has been open for a little over ten months. The proprietor was Charles H. Dubois. Seating was 750.

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Lost Memory commented about Symphony Theatre on Feb 24, 2014 at 8:13 am

Symphony Theatre 1915.

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Lost Memory commented about Arverne Pier Theatre on Feb 24, 2014 at 8:10 am

Here are some newspaper items concerning the Arverne Pier Theatre.

Published in The Wave on February 6, 1904.

The Arverne Pier Company has filed with the Bureau of Buildings of the Borough of Queens, plans for a new music hall and theater and a pier, all to be built south of the Boardwalk between Gaston and Vernam avenues. The music hall, which, with the theater, is to be built out upon the pier, will be 71 feet by 120 feet and the theater 50 feet by 100 feet, two stories. It is estimated that the entire work will cost $100,000.

Published in The Wave on July 13, 1907.

The moving pictures at the Pier Theater have made a hit and hundreds of delighted summer people nightly enjoy the funny scenes depicted on the big canvass. The matinees for the little ones are pleasant features. The regular vaudeville season will be inaugerated Saturday afternoon, when a strong bill, headed by the popular Billy Van, will be given.

There will be performances Saturday and Sunday evenings. The theatre has been entirely refurnished and will prove to be one of the most pleasant resorts on the beach.