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not sure mike, i wasnt too familiar with 69th st i heard it was used for boxing so on
mike, your right last movie at 69th st theatre was great race in 1965 thats when it closed!
the KIMBALL PIPE ORGAN owned by owners of theSTATE THEATRE sold it to JIM BRENEMAN in 1967, he sam larosa instaulled this piece to the brookline theatre in havertown, when in 1973 was heavenly damaged by a flood was later stored in a garage until being installed at the colonial in 1975 after jim’s death sam larosa purchsed it and later sold it to the CHICAGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY where it remains.
i read in the colonial theatre history the state kimball organ was installed by jim breneman at the brookline theatre in 1967 but was heavly damaged by the flood of 1973. the organ went to the colonial theatre then was purchased by sam larosa a organ restorer then gave this organ to the chicago historical society. ill post a copy of this article
i have a movie program from the 69th st theatre circa 1922. and the theatre was built in 1921
it seems that my friend brians father jim mc geoch was co owner of the media theatre in the 80s now they were told they could keep theatre open til new tennants could be found i guess thats how i got the key lol
hey mike i have a 1982 newspaper 69th st theatre was still used and movies still played
i forgot to mention the letters were from lawrence park twin
just got marquee letters from my friend steve his brother worked there so yet another piece of movie theatre lore these all need to be saved. so if theres any theatre closing near you salvage something
the PARK THEATRE was built in 1922 since i saw the cornerstone! it closed in the late 1950s early 60s. i had to re correct myself. the theatre was the park self storage stone building.
hey jk you must be refering to the old storage building right across the street from pica’s the old park theatre never seen pics but would love to LOL
the one only ticket found in 30 years
recently a piece of BROOKLINE THEATRE LORE has come to light i have the one and only ticket found from brookline theatre in 30 years! its time to celebrate this grand moment now the only ticket from brookline rests together with the only movie program from brooklines predaccesors name the boulivard!!! truly history brookline lives
the narberth theatre was built by THE FIRM OF salasin and freed who also built the BROOKLINE THEATRE and some local philadelphia theatres. the grandson of freed is in my brookline theatre facebook group.
yes it will be a grand occasion but thats my wedding rehersal day ill cath up to matt another time please go out and support matt
lawrence park barckley square city line theatres all closed within 3years of each other 1990-1993 what a shamee
just found a 1922 movie program from the 69th st theatre silent movie musical called theDICTATOR
if anybody here has a facebook page join my brookline theatre group pleasee thankyou
i just got a ticket from brookline theatre !!!! yes veryyyy rare. from 1974 the thief who came to dinner starring ryan o'neil. i posted the ticket never thought id find one yeaa
the gym may struggle but its family oriented it should do ok but these days you never know plus with ymca moving in on eagle rd near the gym. will see stay tune
just received an awesome surprise my friend called me saying he had something else from the brookline. a 1935 movie theatre program. more cinema treasures saved from the brookline. this cherished items need to be saved!!!
great job lenny
whotony the address is 7000 market st the building looks the same built in 1900 and the movie theatre was 1920s
the center theatre was also called the BRUCE LEE CENTER
hey mike i added a pic of what 69th st theatre looks like now do u think theres any theatre memoralbilia left inside there lol