Showing 51 - 75 of 3,549 comments
Oops; thanks for pointing that out; I had just previously been looking at the Alhambra page, which has the same postcard view, did not notice the theater’s AKA.
There are two pictures of the former Odeon in Duncan on its page at CinemaTour.
A slideshow of pictures of the Civic Plaza 12 can be seen here, and an article about the opening of the theater can be read here.
That appears to be the Alhambra Theater in Breckenridge which has its own page here on CT.
This webpage has a little more information, two advertisements (which will enlarge if clicked upon), and an aerial view of the theater’s former site.
A photo of the Granada Theatre in Norfolk, NE can be seen here.
Here is a picture of the interior of the Enosburg Opera House’s auditorium; it appears to have a flat floor with no orchestra pit.
Additional historical detail can be found on the Opera House’s official website (see link at right).
Additional information and pictures (including interior views) can be found here; the pictures will enlarge if clicked upon.
Here is a picture of the La Scala Cinema.
A little of the interior of the Air Force base theater can be seen in this photo.
If the information on this website is correct about this theater, Loew’s operated this theater from 1920 to 1926. Schine’s Rochester opened in 1927, so what Tinseltoes speculates essentially makes sense, depending on when Loew’s took over the Rochester from Schine; Loew’s was operating the Rochester at least as of 1930.
The information also indicates that the 1928 RKO Palace was built approximately on the site occupied by Gordon’s/Loew’s Star. Perhaps someone made Loew’s an offer they could not refuse on the Gordon’s property (or perhaps Loew’s only leased Gordon’s), so there may have been a short or long gap in time before the Loew’s name appeared on a theater in Rochester.
A picture of the Palace Theatre in Sydney, taken sometime between 1927 and 1931, can be seen here.
This webpage includes additional historical detail and then and now pictures of the Picturedrome in Northampton.
A memoir of a projectionist who once worked at this theater can be read here.
This theater has converted to digital projection: View article
There is additional information about and pictures of the Princess on this webpage.
The Wilton Town Hall Theater is celebrating its centennial: View article
This photo shows a portion of the interior of the RAF Lakenheath Theatre.
Here is a picture of he Aurora Theatre.
70mm films that played at the Ascot can be found within this list.
Two views in colour of the former Marina Cinema can be seen here and here, and of it in its current use as a supermarket can be seen here.
A picture of this cinema can be seen here.
Here is a more depressing picture of the Palace.
A picture of the former cinema can be seen here.
If the information on its Wikipedia entry is correct, in the section labeled Theatrical run, Lean himself ordered and supervised the cuts during the roadshow runs in response to criticism that the film was running too long. There is also a story that Lean later blamed this initial set of cuts on demands from Producer Sam Speigel, which may or may not have been true. The film’s entry at the IMDb (under Alternate Versions) describes the cuts in detail.
Directors sometimes do this; Kubrick took almost twenty minutes out of “2001” after its premiere. It is usually done to tighten the pacing.