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Have been reading a book entitled “Lost Johannesburg” which states the theatre had 2000 seats and was demolished in 1960.
This theatre was formerly known as Fuller Opera House and was demolished in 1954.There are several exterior photos at www.wisconsinhistory.org
This theatre was operated by Famous Players from 1960 until 1985.
Patsy:it would seem that as it was built for the Harris Amusement Co it was given the tentative title of Harris Theatre but was eventually named the Butler.The Wolfsonian does have a website but no access to photos.They have photos of most of his atmospherics.They are located in Miami but you would need to visit them in person to see any photos and make an appointment.I am hoping to pay them a visit next year.
The Eberson archives at the Wolfsonian in Florida have this listed as the Harris Theatre with an album containing 31 photos.
John Eberson was the architect.
The Eberson archives at the Wolfsonian in Florida have 24 design drawings of this theatre by Eberson dated 1925.
The John Eberson archives at the Wolfsonian in Florida have at least two design drawings of this theatre dated 1930.
Just discovered the address – Calzada de Bejucal 30901 corner to Castellon,Boyeros.
The entry from irishcine is correct.This theatre was called the Teatro Lutgardita and from information I found today it appears to have opened in 1932.The architects were Evelio Govantes and Felix Cabarrocas.
Repeating an earlier post about this theatre.The style was art deco and the architect was John Eberson.
This theatre was an atmospheric.
The architect was P.Rogers-Cooke.
Theatre was demolished in 1974.
Status should be changed to closed/demolished as it was pulled down in 1985.The architect was P.Rogers-Cooke.
Discovered a 12 page pdf file at the following address.
File also contains several photos,interior and exterior.
Have found some information on this theatre.The architect was Richard Gailey Jnr.After closing in 1961 it was used for indoor basketball until 1968 then was closed until 1974,when a company used the foyer for about a year for their offices.Seating capacity in 1938 was listed at 1250 but by 1960 had been reduced to 932.
After reading an article in Marquee it appears this theatre was designed by Thomas Lamb.
The architects were Peacock and Frank
Opened in 1915 and closed in 1967.
Opened in 1914 and closed 1983.
Found a photo on a library website which shows the damage by fire to the Strand Theatre on the corner of Main and Elm Streets on 13 Jan 1927.http://dlib.cwmars.org
Information from the book Milwaukee Movie Palaces states that it became the Parkway in 1931 and closed in 1986.The architects were Rosman and Wierdsma.It was previously known as the Rock River Theatre,which opened in 1913.
Operated from 1935 until 1988 and had 1162 seats.
This cinema is in the county of Norfolk.It opened in 1934 and closed in 1988 and had 1500 seats.It was located on Regent Road but don’t know the number.