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More vintage pics of the Paramount in this link.
1954 photo as the Valley added courtesy of Kenneth McIntyre.
1954 photo added courtesy of Christopher Nagel.
You may already know, or find it interesting that the late Oliver Reed was within a sliver of becoming Bond when George Lazenby got the role.
But the Broccoli family didn’t feel they had the time or resources to combat Reed’s already growing public drinking image.
This YouTube link has “Goldfinger” premiere footage from both the Odeon in the UK and the DeMille.
The Demille became the Embassy 1,2,3.
Article updating renovation progress.
1970’s photo via Flickr, photo credit Mark Susina.
Photo of Oliver Reed & Ken Russell at the Kings Theatre added, courtesy of Pete Brown.
1971 photo added courtesy of Georges Mathieu.
1972 photo added credit Seattle Municipal Archives.
Did not appear in the 20 on the website added in 2005.
And the other 2005 link is dead.
1966 photo added courtesy of Robert Juzefski.
Article about the Music Hall’s canopy being restored.
My brother merged the two photos from Gabe P. Navarro.
Added to the Photo’s Section.
1964 photo as Warner’s Cinerama added via Scott Cisco.
“It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World marquee and billboard.
1964 photo as the Forum added via Scott Cisco.
Circa 1960 photo added courtesy of Mase Mason.
Lode Theater red blade sign and marquee is to the left of the Dry Goods sign.
Set to reopen October 1st.
1969 photo added via The Man In The Grey Flannel Suit Facebook page.
1956 NBC-TV marquee with The Perry Como Show photo added.
Bronx native Gloria Walker June 1956 Playboy Playmate, photo credit Herman Leonard.
1968 photo added credit Sepp Werkmeister.
Jefferson Theatre in the background.
I added the Dirty Old Boston photo of the State II box sign across from the then Essex 1&2.
If anyone creates a page for the State II or determines an address, I will post it there as well.
Ron Salters 2005 mention of the State II at the bottom of his comment.
rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on November 15, 2005 at 9:07 am
I went into the Trans Lux for the first time circa 1960, before the change of name to State. There was a black and white movie of girl volley ball players who played the game nude. The house was in good condition. The dressing rooms for the Park Th. were in a seperate building across the alley to the rear of the stage and there was an overhead bridge connecting. I have a very vague memory of seeing this when looking up the alley circa late-1940s. After that, it was gone. The actor James C. Powers played at the Park in 1880 in a show called “Dreams” with Willie Edouin. In his autobiography, published around 1943, Jimmy Powers tells of life at the Park in those days. He and Willie Edouin apparently had a relationship similar to Homer and Bart Simpson. Movies pretty much took over the Park after 1912 or so, until Minsky Burlesque came in during the 1930s. The original Park Th. had 2 balconies, an orchestra circle, and boxes.There was a tunnel from a small hotel to the south which led to the backstage. This hotel was demolished after a gas explosion there in the early 1960s. The State II was located in a storefront on Washington St. and was not carved out of the State itself. The State closed in 1985.
I will see what more I can find out before creating a page for it.
So State II is the one with the box sign next to the State, and has no CT page as of yet.