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1949 marquee photo added, from previous dead link.
Circa 1930’s post card added courtesy of Jared Kachelmeyer.
Thank you Joe Vogel for the clarification on the address and years of operation. I could find very little about this theatre, other than Facebook comments from townspeople who attended it in the 50's.
I knew from the screen grab that it was already in operation at the time of their "Great Flood of37.
I knew from the screen grab that it was already in operation at the time of their "Great Flood of
No interior pics. There is a book that has a better exterior pic, but the link wouldn’t transfer to here.
It is in a Google link about a Chippewa Falls historical book, but I can’t seem to find it again.
Great 1945 facade photo added courtesy of Rick McCauley.
December 1996 photo added as the Penthouse, advertising Christmas Eve reopening with “No Way Back”.
Photo credit Rick McCauley.
1974 photo with United Artists marquee added, courtesy of Rick McCauley.
1972 photo added courtesy of David Gibson.
Also mid `60’s photo courtesy of the Back In The Good Old Days Facebook page.
1937 flood photo added, original Kentucky marquee on the left. Photo courtesy of Mike Carman. Original source unknown.
Scotty Moore was Elvis' guitarist in his early years.
His website has some incredible photos of the Rialto being built and it’s completion.
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1996 photo as the Bijou Cinemas added, courtesy of Mary Jo Brookes.
Original print added courtesy of artist Don Spencer.
Late `70’s Satirical cover added featuring the Cove Cinema, courtesy of Gail Bakke Donaldson.
Two photos added courtesy of Deborah Frederick.
December 1947 photo added, photo credit Clinton L. Voss.
“Kiss Of Death” on the marquee.
1950’s photo added courtesy of Jeterga.
Newspaper print ad added from the Miami Daily News, July 2, 1950.
1949 photo added courtesy of the “I Grew Up in South Florida in the 60’s 70’s and 80’s” Facebook page.
1963 image added copyright Dexter Press Inc.
From their 1964 post card published by Cameo Greeting Cards Inc.
Good example of the original Carnegie marquee. Before the 1966 fire.
1969 photo added copyright and courtesy of SoxPhotos via eBay.
Just added a 1951 photo courtesy of James Meier.
Beach side of the Million Dollar Theatre.
Sadly some of the the older photo links are dead.
Photo added of Chicago “Electric” Odyssey. Aardvark/Termite sign behind the Second Hand Rose sign.
Photo added, credit Special Collections Department, Pullen Library, Georgia State University.
Likely one of the 1950’s photos previously posted in 2005, on the now dead links.
I just added the below comment to the photo of the original Rialto on Gay Street.
“The Great Mail Robbery” on the marquee was indeed released 07/19/27. The marquee then went with to the new location on Market Place by 1928, when “Two Outlaws” appeared there on it’s 11/18/28 release. Documented in the other photos.
“The Great Mail Robbery” on the marquee was indeed released 07/19/27. The marquee then went with to the Rialto’s new location on Market Place by 1928, when “Two Outlaws” appeared there on it’s 11/18/28 release. Documented in the other photos.