Comments from Ken Roe

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Ken Roe commented about Arden Theatre on Jun 28, 2011 at 7:29 am

Joe: The 1914-1915 edition of American Motion Picture Directory lists a Columbus Theatre, 875 Columbus Avenue.

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Ken Roe commented about Eden Theater on Jun 10, 2011 at 6:54 am

Bway, I have 1,000’s, so it will some time to add them, but will work on it!

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Ken Roe commented about Regal Cinema on May 7, 2011 at 1:17 pm

The former Regal Cinema, photographed in July 2008:
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An Autumn 2009 photograph of the rear of the auditorium:
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Ken Roe commented about Bon Ton Theater on May 7, 2011 at 8:12 am

The 1914-1915 edition of American Motion Picture Directory lists the following movie theatres in Newburgh:
Academy of Music, Broadway & Grand Street
Cohen’s Opera House, Broadway
Imperial Theatre, Colden Street
New Palatine Theatre, 16-18 Lander Street
Royal Theatre
Star Theatre, 16 Lander Street

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Ken Roe commented about Odeon Bootle on May 2, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Auditorium of the Gaumont/Odeon Bootle;
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Ken Roe commented about Odeon Bloxwich on May 2, 2011 at 10:54 am

The former Odeon can be seen on the right of this November 2006 photograph:
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Ken Roe commented about Enigma Cinema on May 1, 2011 at 2:42 pm

Exterior:
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Sign:
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Entrance:
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Programme board:
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Auditorium:
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Ken Roe commented about Ace-State Cinema on Apr 30, 2011 at 7:36 am

This set of photographs includes an article on the February 1948 re-opening, and has photographs of the interior:
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Ken Roe commented about Paramount Theatre on Apr 28, 2011 at 9:40 am

The 1952-1953 edition of Theatre Catalog, has a three page review of the Paramount Edmonton, which states the architects are Green, Blankstein, Russell & Associates, who also designed the Paramount Theatre, Lethbridge, Alberta.

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Ken Roe commented about Palladium Cinema on Apr 19, 2011 at 6:02 pm

The former Palladium Cinema, photographed in August 2008:
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Ken Roe commented about Gaumont Dover on Apr 17, 2011 at 2:09 pm

A vintage photograph of the King’s Hall, playing the Gaumont release in October 1949:
http://www.mawgrim.co.uk/cavalcade/doverg1.jpg
The Gaumont, playing the Gaumont release in March 1956:
http://www.mawgrim.co.uk/cavalcade/doverg2.jpg

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Ken Roe commented about Odeon Dover on Apr 17, 2011 at 12:41 pm

Two vintage photographs of the Odeon:
In October 1949, playing the Odeon release:
http://www.mawgrim.co.uk/cavalcade/dover2.jpg
In May 1971, playing the Rank release:
http://www.mawgrim.co.uk/cavalcade/dover.jpg

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Ken Roe commented about ABC Dover on Apr 17, 2011 at 12:33 pm

The former Granada/ABC photographed in January 2010:
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Ken Roe commented about Apollo Cinema on Apr 15, 2011 at 11:40 am

The entrance and facade of the former Apollo Cinema can be seen to the immediate right of Lloyds TSB Bank in this January 2009 photograph:
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Ken Roe commented about Pioneer Theatre on Apr 15, 2011 at 9:49 am

A vintage drawing of the Pioneer Building and some additional history here:
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Urban Explorers have documented the building in 2008:
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Ken Roe commented about ABC Dewsbury on Apr 14, 2011 at 7:20 pm

A vintage photograph of the Playhouse Theatre, playing the ABC release in April 1949:
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Ken Roe commented about Daffodil Picture House on Apr 14, 2011 at 4:36 pm

The Daffodil, photographed in November 2010:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ysl807/5238981619/
At night in March 2009:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/anachic/3380683246/
Tile floor in foyer:
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Auditorium:
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Ken Roe commented about Essoldo Birkenhead on Apr 14, 2011 at 11:59 am

A set of vintage photographs of the Ritz Cinema, and some demolition photographs:
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Ken Roe commented about ABC Cheltenham on Apr 12, 2011 at 10:31 am

The Regal Cinema photographed in early-1939, just after opening:
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Auditorium at opening
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Three vintage photographs of the ABC Cheltenham:
In January 1963
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In July 1972
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In 1981, priort to closure:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tbtwest/5060249398/

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Ken Roe commented about West Plaza Cinemas on Apr 12, 2011 at 7:44 am

1970 period newpaper reports of the opening, with photographs:
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Opening advertisements:
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Ken Roe commented about Frances Theatre on Apr 10, 2011 at 6:28 am

In 1940, only the Francis Theatre is operating in Dyersburg. By 1943, the Francis Theatre has been joined by the Capitol Theatre and Ritz Theatre. In the 1950 edition of Film Daily Yearbook, the Francis Theatre is one of four movie theatre operating in Dyersburg, the other three are the 550-seat Capitol Theatre, S. Main Street, the 400-seat Ritz Theatre (no address given) and the 195-seat Savoy Theatre, 715 Cedar Street.

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Ken Roe commented about Eden Theater on Apr 6, 2011 at 7:55 am

The New Eden Theatre is the the large building in the centre of this photograph:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/alaz_ny/3176544045/

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Ken Roe commented about Cinema Theatre on Apr 6, 2011 at 7:36 am

A recent photograph of the Cinema Theatre, taken from under the marquee of the Ultra Vistarama Theatre, with the Oriente Theatre to the right:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/alaz_ny/3176544001

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Ken Roe commented about Oriente Theater on Apr 6, 2011 at 7:27 am

A close-up photograph of the Oriente Theatre corner facade in September 2009:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/eazy360/3917002374/

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Ken Roe commented about Ultra Vistarama Theatre on Apr 6, 2011 at 7:20 am

The sign for the Vistarama Theatre can be seen to the extreme right of this 2007 photograph of the Oriente Theatre:
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