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BullyOhio commented about Liberty Theatre on May 1, 2017 at 11:59 pm

This theater can be seen in the Clint Eastwood Movie Thunderbolt and Lightfoot. Near the end of the movie George Kennedy drives by it twice before plowing into a department store window.

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BullyOhio commented about Cinema Village on Nov 18, 2014 at 10:20 pm

This theater was featured in an episode of Mad About You

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BullyOhio commented about Hollywood Theater on Jan 25, 2014 at 1:04 pm

The movie playing in the picture is “It All Came True” which came out in 1940

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BullyOhio commented about Hollywood Theater on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:59 pm

I researched this at the main library in Columbus. The building was erected in 1910, first movie theater was in 1915 called the Princess Theater. From 1916 to 1918 it was called the Strand. After that it was renamed the Hollywood Theater which renamed the name until it closed in 1954, It was replaced by a floor covering store. The building is up for sale and vacant. I walked thru it with a real estate agent. The balcony had been turned into apartments. There are two vacant store fronts. The lobby is a third storefront, except for some old light fixtures there is nothing left. Access to the auditorium revealed a dropped ceiling and many office like structures. If there had been any ornamentation it was long gone. Could not see the ceiling. If there had been a stage it was gone. The floor had been leveled. In any case, not much left.