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DavidZornig commented about Ford Center for the Performing Arts Oriental Theatre on Aug 19, 2015 at 2:03 pm

11/21/69-12/04/69 photo added courtesy of Darla Zailskas. The X rated “Fanny Hill” ran until Christmas Eve `69, and had been raided at the end of November. Tribune story below. Copy and paste to view.

http://archives.chicagotribune.com/1969/11/29/page/9/article/fanny-hill-movie-unaffected-by-raid

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DavidZornig commented about Carlisle Theatre on Aug 17, 2015 at 7:10 pm

Undated showing of “Christine”, photo added courtesy of the 40’s & 50’s American Cars Facebook page.

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DavidZornig commented about Lyric Theatre on Aug 15, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Appears to be another theatre marquee in the background too.

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DavidZornig commented about Lyric Theatre on Aug 15, 2015 at 4:59 pm

1954 photo added courtesy of Dave Huffman. Confirms the original building in Portsmouth.

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DavidZornig commented about Lyric Theatre on Aug 15, 2015 at 4:48 pm

Photo added of presumably the first Lyric, courtesy of Stephanie Boldman.

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DavidZornig commented about Columbia Music Arena on Aug 15, 2015 at 4:41 pm

Correction 1937 flood. Additional opposite angle flood photo added. Photo and below copy courtesy of Larry Vassar.

It crested at 74 feet, with flood stage being 50 feet. More than 35,000 residents were left homeless. Sixty three percent of Portsmouth was underwater.

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DavidZornig commented about 1936 flood photo courtesy of Jeff Adkins. on Aug 15, 2015 at 4:38 pm

Correction 1937 flood photo.

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DavidZornig commented about Garden Theater on Aug 15, 2015 at 4:32 pm

Circa 1925 photo added courtesy of Bob Burchett.

This tidbit too courtesy of Renee Raison Storey, via the “You Know You Are From Portsmouth Ohio If ?” Facebook page.

“The sign for the Garden was still on the building (it was a sign company, Tindalls, then) in the 1980s but it was covered up.”

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DavidZornig commented about LaRoy Theater on Aug 15, 2015 at 4:26 pm

January 1926 Grand Opening print ad added courtesy of Guy Cooper.

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DavidZornig commented about Columbia Music Arena on Aug 15, 2015 at 4:20 pm

1936 flood photo added courtesy of Jeff Adkins via the “You Know You Are From Portsmouth Ohio If ?” Facebook page.

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DavidZornig commented about Golf Mill 1-2-3 on Aug 15, 2015 at 1:59 pm

It’s called “Fans and Friends of Steve Goodman” if the link doesn’t work.

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DavidZornig commented about Golf Mill 1-2-3 on Aug 15, 2015 at 1:58 pm

If you are on Facebook Leemstein, here is a great fan page for Goodman. Copy and paste to view.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/123065691046871/

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DavidZornig commented about Orpheum Theater on Aug 11, 2015 at 8:28 am

1962 poster image added courtesy of Ted Okuda.

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DavidZornig commented about Tivoli Theatre on Aug 10, 2015 at 7:50 pm

1927 photo added courtesy of the John Chuckman Collection.

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DavidZornig commented about Criterion Theatre on Aug 10, 2015 at 2:50 pm

1977 photo credit Garry Winogrand, 1928-1984. There are multiple galleries of his work on the web.

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DavidZornig commented about Woods Theater on Aug 10, 2015 at 9:54 am

Oliver Reed got top billing. His “L” is fittingly tipsy…

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DavidZornig commented about Peoples Theater on Aug 10, 2015 at 9:09 am

1961 photo added courtesy of Gregory Russell.

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DavidZornig commented about Iowa Theater on Aug 8, 2015 at 9:51 pm

1939 photo added courtesy of the AmeriCar The Beautiful Facebook page.

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DavidZornig commented about Shorpy roof collapse photo from 1-29-22. on Aug 5, 2015 at 7:36 pm

Original Shorpy link.

http://www.shorpy.com/node/16914

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DavidZornig commented about Ambassador Theatre on Aug 5, 2015 at 7:35 pm

I uploaded the 1-29-22 roof collapse photo from the below Shorpy link.

http://www.shorpy.com/node/16914

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DavidZornig commented about Chicago Theatre presumably during conversion to the Joyland Theatre. on Aug 4, 2015 at 8:13 pm

I corrected the description. The photo I added posted before I could give it a full description. 1951 photo courtesy of IIRC via Scott Grieg on Forgotten Chicago FB page. Being prepped for demolition. Not conversion to the Joyland. That occurred in 1930.

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DavidZornig commented about Joyland Theatre on Aug 4, 2015 at 8:10 pm

I added Broan’s LIFE Magazine photo to the album. In case the link goes dead. It is from 1943 based on the John Wayne film “In Old Oklahoma”.

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DavidZornig commented about State-Lake Theater on Aug 4, 2015 at 1:19 pm

February 11th-15th, 1982 photo added, courtesy of the John Chuckman Collection. Mayor Byrne’s “Loop Alive”.

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DavidZornig commented about Aladdin Theater on Aug 2, 2015 at 10:06 pm

Added a 07/19/15 photo. Photo credit, copyright and courtesy of the Vintage Roadside Facebook page.

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DavidZornig commented about Capitol Theatre on Aug 2, 2015 at 7:58 pm

Several interior photos added too. All via the Lost Ottawa Facebook page.