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old postcards. Note that 2 are nearly identical but one lists the name as the Schubert
According to the Bergen Record on 3/27/07 Page L01, this theater once showed silent films, placing it older than my 3/2/06 post.
located at 667 Princeton Avenue per the 1920 Trenton City Directory located at this link:
postcard of aforementioned residence:
Ocean One has attracted visitors since 1906 when Captain John Young opened his famous Million Dollar Pier at this location. He even lived at the end of the pier in an elaborate marble villa with state of the art Edison-designed pastel lighting and garden sculptures.
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a few more
Oddly enough I don’t see any modern photos posted here, so I found one:
Construction photo here:
This was a Fox theatre doing live shows in 1929:
Very old postcard:
Interesting history at this link (see “Did you Know?”):
This theater will close down this August. A number of small theaters have closed recently in NJ or are in financial distress.
Another old photo:
old post card. Incidently, I have a post card for another Shubert Theatre on Washington Street. Any insight on that one?
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I don’t believe that this one has been posted yet:
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How did the theatre fare during the recent flood?
Is this the theater featured near the end of “Ask the Dust”?
I know that most of the movie was shot in South Africa but the imdb lists LA as another filming location. Perhaps the interior shots were somewhere else but there is a brief shot of a Warner marquee.