Comments from RobertR

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RobertR commented about Nokia Theatre, nee Astor Plaza, to be renamed the Best Buy Theatre on Aug 25, 2010 at 1:51 pm

The Best Buy Theatre sounds like a dollar house.

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RobertR commented about City Theatre on Feb 11, 2010 at 9:53 am

A great shot from 1938
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RobertR commented about Flushing's crown needs polishing on Feb 10, 2010 at 12:11 pm

Out of all the movie palaces restored or about to be restored (Jersey, Kings, Paradise)the Keith’s is in one of the most populated areas to support concerts. Flushing is more populated then ever.

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RobertR commented about Kings Theatre on Feb 3, 2010 at 5:58 am

“Islands in the Stream” was the the last film to play under the Loew’s banner. Somewhere among all of these posts I printed some information I found that the theatre was operated independantly for a short time on two different occasions.

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RobertR commented about Belvedere Theatre on Jan 25, 2010 at 7:25 am

Seems a vintage photo of the Belvedere operating as a theatre has still not turned up.

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RobertR commented about Ziegfeld Theatre on Jan 22, 2010 at 12:52 pm

Bart
Almost since inception the Ziegfeld has closed for weeks and sometimes months at a time between bookings or for private screenings.

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RobertR commented about The Space at Westbury on Dec 31, 2009 at 6:37 am

If they want to restore this theatre I would think someone would close up the huge hole in the roof. I drove by today and the snow was blowing in.

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RobertR commented about Whitestone Drive-In on Nov 27, 2009 at 11:43 am

The picture on the screen looks superimposed.

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RobertR commented about Will movies at home kill movie theaters? on Nov 20, 2009 at 2:22 pm

I think we need to do what they did in the 1950’s. Give them a screen so large that when they walk in the theatre they go WOW. With home TV sets getting bigger and bigger its time for huge curved screens again and big auditoriums even with a plex.

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RobertR commented about New operators for NY theaters on Aug 18, 2009 at 10:40 am

Not good City Cinemas seems to be winding down selling off its properties.

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RobertR commented about 30 hour straight Star Trek Marathon on May 7, 2009 at 7:08 am

Thats the kind of screen that makes me want to go to a theatre

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RobertR commented about Lane Theater on Apr 17, 2009 at 2:27 pm

Easy Money
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RobertR commented about Bellmore Playhouse on Apr 17, 2009 at 2:26 pm

Wrongly identified as the merrick Playhouse
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RobertR commented about Bellmore The Movies on Apr 17, 2009 at 2:23 pm

A double bill
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RobertR commented about Merrick Mall Cinema on Apr 17, 2009 at 2:21 pm

A shot right after it stopped showing movies
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RobertR commented about Gables Theatre on Apr 17, 2009 at 2:20 pm

Wow the Gables !!!
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RobertR commented about Victoria Theatre on Apr 17, 2009 at 2:18 pm

1979
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RobertR commented about St. Marks Cinema on Apr 17, 2009 at 2:11 pm

More views
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RobertR commented about Roosevelt Theatre on Apr 17, 2009 at 2:06 pm

Check out the odd vertical with the arrows…..did it once say RKO?

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RobertR commented about Rivoli Theatre on Apr 17, 2009 at 2:01 pm

Back Wall
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RobertR commented about Rivoli Theatre on Apr 17, 2009 at 2:00 pm

As the Rivoli Twin
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RobertR commented about Rivoli Theatre on Apr 17, 2009 at 1:59 pm

1979 Invasion of the Body Snatchers
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RobertR commented about Rivoli Theatre on Apr 17, 2009 at 1:58 pm

The 1971 Lawrence of Arabia re-issue
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RobertR commented about Movieland on Apr 17, 2009 at 1:44 pm

Movieland
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RobertR commented about Metropolitan Theatre on Apr 17, 2009 at 1:42 pm

Night view
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