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I added a number of images to the Photos Section that were either previously in dead links or newly found via Facebook or other sources. I credited the sources whenever I could.
The Calumet412 website has a photo claiming to be the 2nd version of the McVickers. No mention of the source or photo credit.
Just added a killer 1936 photo of the Loop Theatre I ran across on the Vintage Automobile Dealerships and Automobilia Facebook page. It even has the star at the top mentioned in the Overview.
Originally opened as the Meadowdale Cinema I & II.
Just added a 1972 print ad to the photos section.
Correction, Forgotten Metal Facebook page.
Correction 1927 photo credit Robert Juzefski.
Should be corrected to read 1953 photo courtesy of PERyHS.org
Newsreel description was intended for that theater’s page only.
Just added a 1942 exterior photo.
Just added a 1970’s pic as the Austin in the Photo’s Section courtesy of Robert’s World Facebook page.
Just added a 1950 poster to the Photos Section.
I added a 1967 photo courtesy of the Decaying Hollywood Mansions Facebook page.
Just added a nice 1927 photo of the Deluxe Theater courtesy of the Planet Hammond Facebook page.
I just added a circa 2000-2010 photo of the buildings, which appears to have part of an older structure still standing at the rear of the former Majestic Theatre’s lot. Possibly the auditorium that was re-purposed.
Description is with the photo.
Yes I’m aware, thank you. I added one more from Tim Paske of his father out front. He had private messaged me on Facebook.
Photo credit should be Pete Lekousis, 1973.
Photo is from 1939.
The photo is from 1939. That is Tim Paske’s father as an usher.
Just added 2 photos as the Pussycat. Previous links including them may have been dead.
FYI, I was waiting for permission to post those. So I could credit the original source and share his story.
Photo credit on this should be changed to Vivian Maier. It was part of the famous collection of negatives that were bought at an auction.
FYI. Just added a neat, rare handbill from 1968 to the Photos Section. Originally posted to the Chicago Old Town in the 1960’s Facebook page.
Just added a 1927 photo.
Drive-Ins.com states the Skyway Drive-In Theatre had 1 screen and a 600 car capacity. The zip code was 44644.
This website has the history and other photos of the Scarboro Theatre.
Correction: Original source UTSA Libraries Special Collections.
Harlandale Theater, 5629 S. Flores, 1937. (MS 355: Z-1216-D-1)
Photo copyright & credit goes to them.