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March 1st article with more photos.
Be sure to click on the “Building Up Chicago” link mentioned at the bottom, for more pics with the containers that have been out in place to store the facade pieces.
Wider, crisper version of the Oakland Photo Theatre added from the “Theatres of Oakland” book by Jack Tillmany & Jennifer Dowling.
1928 photo as the Dufwin added via Ron Bell.
Possibly one from the previous dead links.
1948 photo taken from the roof at the Grand Opening added.
Photo credit More Retro Milwaukee Memories
1910 photo added via Bebe Belman.
Shows full Majestic marquee.
9/12/51 photo added credit Larry Nocerino (Vintage Tribune).
1928 photo added credit Royal Oak Historical Society Facebook page.
Ushers at the ready, grand opening.
Original link to the 1976 UIC Library photo, which can be enlarged.
1976 photo original UIC Library link.
City of Des Plaines makes first council vote in buying the theater. Link below.
In a Facebook thread about the same article, it was noted that 6 other Illinois theatres already have laser projection.
1953 photo added credit Bettmann/Getty.
1938 photo added via David Hathaway.
Circle Theatre blade sign in the background.
4 photos of the 1914 fire in the below link to the “South Dakota History of Cities, Towns and Places” Facebook page.
It’s a Public Group, so if you can access Facebook you should be able to see it.
Summer 1968 photo & copy added credit John LeQuesne.
Circa 1961 photo added via Mase Mason, Strand on right.
1946-`48 photo added of ticket booth operator Elaine Rentfrom credit Wilda Harper.
October 1968 photo and copy added credit Chuck Kuenneth.
Note the street is entirely wood planks due to the subway construction then going on.
1941 photo added via Ed Johnson.
Photo & copy added credit Springfield Rewind.
Manager Larry Troesch of Springfield Cinema at 3220 Lake Plaza Road in the projection room on February 13, 1981.
According to one comment on the Sprigfield Rewind Facebook page, Larry is still the owner of Deja Vu.
Opening night February 14, 1936 photo added courtesy of Bob Staskell.
Current article about fund raising efforts for the Oster Regent Theatre.
1965 photo as the Trans Lux added via Mauri Huttunen.
Circa 1931 photo added courtesy of the Old West Town Facebook page.