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DavidZornig commented about Coronet Theatre on Feb 23, 2016 at 6:28 pm

Incredible 1938 photo added courtesy of Sherry Drew. It shows the original Coronet marquee after the renaming. The W.C. Fields film showing was originally released in 1934.

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DavidZornig commented about Fox Theatre on Feb 22, 2016 at 4:54 pm

Longtime Fox organist Larry-Douglas Embury has passe away.

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local/fox-theatre-organist-dies-at-home/nqTDt/

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DavidZornig commented about UNITED ARTISTS Theatre; Chicago, Illinois. on Feb 21, 2016 at 6:58 am

Photo taken 8/03/72-8/24/72.

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DavidZornig commented about Hi-Way Theatre on Feb 17, 2016 at 7:02 pm

Here is a 1991 Chicago Reader article courtesy of Tim O'Neill, about the failed attempt to revive the Hi-Way as a performing art center. The Hi-Way was torn down about 5 years later.

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/hi-way-slobbery-who-blew-the-boulevard-arts-center-deal/Content?oid=878681#.VsSa0nrbiks.facebook

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DavidZornig commented about New Regal Theatre on Feb 17, 2016 at 7:17 am

Potential venue for hologram concerts now.

https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20160217/south-shore/hologram-concerts-of-dead-legends-could-be-next-life-for-new-regal-theater

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DavidZornig commented about Fox Theatre on Feb 15, 2016 at 6:56 pm

Thanks. Apparently it does not have it’s own CT page.

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DavidZornig commented about Guild Theatre on Feb 15, 2016 at 6:48 pm

1950 photo added via Stumptown Blogger.

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DavidZornig commented about Fox Theatre on Feb 15, 2016 at 6:43 pm

1974 photo added via Kevin-Michael Mooreā€ˇ. The Music Box Theatre to the right of the Fox, is neither the former Liberty Theater nor the other Music Box listed in Portland on CT. Any ideas of what it’s former name might have been, so I can post the photo on that page too?

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DavidZornig commented about Chicago Theatre on Feb 14, 2016 at 7:35 pm

A link my brother found. 1950 theatre map color coded for ownership.

http://movie-theatre.org/usa/il/chicago/maps/1950map.html

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DavidZornig commented about Wisconsin Cinemas I & II on Feb 13, 2016 at 7:56 pm

Photos of the Esquire, Strand & Wisconsin Theatres in below 2/11/16 link.

http://onmilwaukee.com/buzz/articles/9downtown70spics.html

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DavidZornig commented about Strand Theatre on Feb 13, 2016 at 7:55 pm

Photos of the Esquire, Strand & Wisconsin Theatres in below 2/11/16 link.

http://onmilwaukee.com/buzz/articles/9downtown70spics.html

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DavidZornig commented about Esquire Theatre on Feb 13, 2016 at 7:55 pm

Photos of the Esquire, Strand & Wisconsin Theatres in below 2/11/16 link.

http://onmilwaukee.com/buzz/articles/9downtown70spics.html

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DavidZornig commented about Hollywood Theatre on Feb 13, 2016 at 4:29 pm

1958 photo added credit Bud Baker.

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DavidZornig commented about Shapiro Theatre on Feb 6, 2016 at 5:17 pm

1941 photo added courtesy of the Jackson-Township Historical Preservation Facebook page.

Katie Pagana writes: This threare suffered damage when a boiler underneath exploded. It happened during a mitinee for kids. My brother Pete and I awere there when the explosion occurred. It was so loud and the floor raised. We were terrified as this was our first matinee ever. I believe it happened about 1948 or 1949. We were about pre-teen at the time.

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DavidZornig commented about DuBois Theatre on Feb 6, 2016 at 9:17 am

There was another Elks Theater on Brady Street in Du Bois. I have a 1926 post card image. I will add it to CT when I can find more info on it.

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DavidZornig commented about Riverside Drive-In on Feb 6, 2016 at 9:08 am

July 4, 1968 print ad as Woodland Drive-In added, courtesy of the Riverside Drive-In Facebook page.

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DavidZornig commented about Princess Theater on Feb 5, 2016 at 11:54 am

1957 photo added courtesy of the Hemmings Motor News Facebook page.

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DavidZornig commented about Village Theatre on Jan 29, 2016 at 5:23 pm

Circa 1960 photo added courtesy of the AmeriCar The Beautiful Facebook page.

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DavidZornig commented about Lyric Theater on Jan 27, 2016 at 7:57 pm

2016 box office photo added, photo credit Jim Spizzo.

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DavidZornig commented about AMC Loews Country Club Hills 16 on Jan 26, 2016 at 6:11 pm

Status should be changed to Closed. Last day of business was January 10th according to the below piece.

http://www.southlandbusinessnews.com/2016/01/amc-theater-shuts-down-in-country-club.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ComingsGoings+%28Comings+&+Goings%29=

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DavidZornig commented about Berwyn Theatre on Jan 24, 2016 at 4:06 pm

1928 photo as the Parthenon added, credit Chicago Tribune.

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DavidZornig commented about Follies Theater on Jan 23, 2016 at 8:45 pm

1970 photo added courtesy of Jack McCabe.

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DavidZornig commented about St. Ann 4-Screen Drive-In on Jan 20, 2016 at 7:23 am

1951 photo added courtesy of the Fiftiesville Facebook page. I believe it to be of this theater.

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DavidZornig commented about Texas Theatre on Jan 18, 2016 at 3:20 pm

1950 photo added courtesy of Janeene Jennings, via the Traces Of Texas Facebook page.

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DavidZornig commented about Lacey Street Theatre on Jan 18, 2016 at 10:23 am

Lacey Street Theatre building in the background of a 1958 photo, added courtesy of the AmeriCar The Beautiful Facebook page.