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Tinseltoes commented about Esquire Theatre on Nov 19, 2013 at 5:34 pm

Here’s an update on safety repairs: Missourian

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Tinseltoes commented about Westwood Theatre on Nov 19, 2013 at 5:28 pm

Demolition plans under discussion: Cleveland

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Tinseltoes commented about Park Theatre on Nov 19, 2013 at 5:25 pm

Here’s an update on rejuvenation plans: Newhampshire

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Tinseltoes commented about New York Premiere Engagement (1936) on Nov 19, 2013 at 5:18 pm

Opened seventy-seven years ago today, on November 19th, 1936. This was during the eight-year period in which the Capitol had dropped stage shows for an “Everything on the Screen” policy.

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Tinseltoes commented about "A Lover By Choice" (1932) on Nov 19, 2013 at 4:48 pm

Opened on March 25th, 1932, as the Roxy’s Easter holiday presentation.

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Tinseltoes commented about Georgetown Theatre on Nov 19, 2013 at 3:31 pm

Views of the Georgetown and other theatres in the district can be found here: Greatergreaterwashington

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Tinseltoes commented about Whiteside Theatre on Nov 19, 2013 at 3:25 pm

Refurbishment news and a related video can be found here: Democratherald

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Tinseltoes commented about Maryland Theatre on Nov 19, 2013 at 3:19 pm

The Maryland has been declared safe enough to continue in operation: Heraldmailmedia

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Tinseltoes commented about Miami Theatre on Nov 19, 2013 at 3:14 pm

Numerous vintage and recent images can be viewed here: Miami.curbed

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Tinseltoes commented about Million Dollar Classic (1926) on Nov 19, 2013 at 2:39 pm

Stage choreographer Ernest Belcher was the father of future dancing star Marge Champion, who turned 94 in September. More about them here: Babble

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Tinseltoes commented about Million Dollar Classic (1926) on Nov 19, 2013 at 2:32 pm

Advertised on May 3rd, 1926.

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Tinseltoes commented about New York Premiere Engagement (1956) on Nov 19, 2013 at 2:09 pm

Opened on August 9th, 1965, and continued through the Labor Day holiday and until the end of September, with record-breaking business throughout.

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Tinseltoes commented about America's Sweetheart Talks! (1929) on Nov 18, 2013 at 8:57 pm

Opened on April 3rd, 1929. Irving Berlin wrote the movie’s title song, which he performed on stage that night during the festivities.

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Tinseltoes commented about Movie theater matrons gone from NY on Nov 18, 2013 at 6:41 pm

Have the Post and Newsday merged? In any case, does one need to be a subscriber to read the entire article?

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Tinseltoes commented about Newspaper Sketch of Original Auditorium (1926) on Nov 18, 2013 at 5:47 pm

The El Capitan was the first purpose-built “legit” playhouse in the Hollywood district of Los Angeles.

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Tinseltoes commented about Opening Night Ad as Original Playhouse (1926) on Nov 18, 2013 at 5:44 pm

Published on May 3rd, 1926.

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Tinseltoes commented about Pre-Opening Ad as Original Playhouse (1926) on Nov 18, 2013 at 5:42 pm

Published on May 2nd, 1926.

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Tinseltoes commented about "Would You Call Her a Sinner?" (1932) on Nov 18, 2013 at 3:57 pm

Opened on November 17th, 1932…“The Music Box,” in which Laurel & Hardy must move a piano to the top of a hill via a steep staircase, is considered one of their masterworks and won an “Oscar” for the best comedy short of 1931-32.

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Tinseltoes commented about Grand Opening Ad (1930) on Nov 18, 2013 at 3:32 pm

Opened on the night of June 4th, 1930. Marion Davies, star of “The Florodora Girl,” was guest of honor, with Eddie Cantor as grand master of ceremonies. A list of expected celebrity guests is provided on the left side of the ad, with names in random order.

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Tinseltoes commented about "The Picture You Will Never See On Television!" (1967) on Nov 17, 2013 at 8:16 pm

Advertised forty-six years ago today, on November 17th, 1967.

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Tinseltoes commented about Fox Figueroa Theatre on Nov 17, 2013 at 7:35 pm

The Figueroa had its grand opening on the night of November 13th, 1925, with the world premiere of Cecil B. DeMille’s “The Road to Yesterday.” I’ve posted an ad and architectural sketch in the Photos Section.

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Tinseltoes commented about Architect's Sketch of Exterior (1925) on Nov 17, 2013 at 6:47 pm

Opened on the night of November 13th, 1925.

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Tinseltoes commented about Grand Opening (1917) on Nov 17, 2013 at 5:10 pm

The Rivoli had its grand opening on December 28th, 1917.

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Tinseltoes commented about Exclusive Engagement (1933) on Nov 16, 2013 at 9:36 pm

Opened on August 3rd, 1933, with feature film, stage show, and chapter 3 of the “Tarzan the Fearless” serial with Buster Crabbe.

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Tinseltoes commented about Paired with WB Downtown Theatre (1933) on Nov 16, 2013 at 9:25 pm

Opened simultaneously with the WB Downtown on August 3rd, 1933. Different vodvil acts, of course.