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elmorovivo commented about Loew's Crescent Theatre on Sep 2, 2018 at 7:43 pm

After being acquired by the Crescent Amusement Co., the Princess changed its name to Crescent Theater (late 1950’s).

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elmorovivo commented about Princess Theatre on Sep 2, 2018 at 7:32 pm

The Princess Theater, after the first fire (Feb. 15, 1929), was rebuilt and renamed Capitol Theater. The second fire (March 15, 1937), utterly destroyed the Princess/ Capitol Theater, along with the Princess Hotel.

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elmorovivo commented about Kipling Cinema 6 on Sep 2, 2018 at 7:23 pm

The Kipling started in 1973 as a Jerry Lewis Cinema, changed its name to First Cinema in 1977 and finally, after remodeled, it become the Kipling.

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elmorovivo commented about Skyway Drive-In on Aug 17, 2018 at 10:39 pm

The Skyway Drive in theater was located at 7895 Ridge Road, Wallington, NY. Opened July 16, 1947, with a capacity of 400 cars, owner George Mason. Final season , 1975.

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elmorovivo commented about Victor Theatre on Aug 13, 2018 at 6:31 am

The Victor Theater opened as the Wigwam Theater sometime in 1914. Around 1923-1924, was remodeled and reopens in 1925 as the Scotts Theater. From 1932 to 1935, was called The Pike Theater. By 1938, was acquired by Isaac Victor, who changed the theater name to Victor Theater. Still, had another name change in 1950, this time to Rainbow Theater. In the 1953 city directory, the building was listed as vacant.

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elmorovivo commented about Scout Theater on Jul 21, 2018 at 8:59 pm

The building in the center of the picture, with the vertical sign is the Scout Theater. You must enlarge it to see it better.

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elmorovivo commented about Moore Opera House on Jul 11, 2018 at 5:38 pm

This picture shows the Opera House, next to it the former Orpheum and further right the Ritz.

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elmorovivo commented about Jefferson Theatre on Jun 8, 2018 at 2:47 am

The Jefferson Theater was built in 1916 and lasted until 1932. Was the middle section of the W.T.Hutchens Building in Huntsville, Alabama. Building still stands.

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elmorovivo commented about AMC Classic Dubuque 14 on Jun 8, 2018 at 2:30 am

Opened in July, 2005 as the Star Cinema owned by AGT Enterprises, sold in 2008 to Kerasotes Showplace Theaters. Owned now by AMC Theaters. Phone number:(563)582-7801.

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elmorovivo commented about Paramount Theatre on May 15, 2018 at 9:51 pm

The first building on the right of the picture, with the marquee, is the Paramount Theater.

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elmorovivo commented about Utah Theatre on Apr 9, 2018 at 3:00 am

The Utah Theater as the Roxy in the late 1940’s.

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elmorovivo commented about Mid-Town Theatre on Jan 3, 2018 at 2:35 am

Amazing!

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elmorovivo commented about Teatro Hanoi on Sep 9, 2017 at 2:13 am

The building architecture was based on the famous Cine Fausto of the capital city of La Havana. In the year 2008, Hurricane Ike destroyed the roof and damaged the walls of the cinema, resulting in its closure. Work on its restoration started in May 2017.

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elmorovivo commented about Cine Rex on Aug 31, 2017 at 12:16 am

It was originally named “Rivoli”.

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elmorovivo commented about Cine Lara on Aug 30, 2017 at 11:47 pm

The second building on the right side of the picture is the Cine Lara, you can see the sign on it.

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elmorovivo commented about Auto-Cine Mediodia on Aug 27, 2017 at 12:08 am

Novia del Mediodia was located on the corner of 51 Ave. and Novia del Mediodia highway in Arroyo Arenas. Designed and owned by Architect Miguel Moenck Peralta who also designed the Jose Marti Monument in the Civic Square and the Bus Terminal of Havana.

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elmorovivo commented about Strand Theatre on Aug 24, 2017 at 12:54 am

This is a picture of the Bijou Theater, not of the Strand Theater. The Bijou was located at 500 Broadway Ave. The Strand/Broadway Theater was at 511 Broadway Ave.

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elmorovivo commented about Stadium Theatre on Jul 3, 2017 at 10:27 pm

Stadium Theater interior.

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elmorovivo commented about Rockingham Theatre on Dec 17, 2016 at 3:35 pm

Before the Rockingham, it was the Grande.

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elmorovivo commented about Clay Theatre on Dec 16, 2016 at 11:50 pm

The 1st building on the right is the Clay Theater.

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elmorovivo commented about Center Theatre on Nov 9, 2016 at 2:53 pm

Early 1900’s, when the Center was named Colonial.

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elmorovivo commented about Sevier Theatre on Oct 28, 2016 at 6:19 pm

Fire damage to the Queen Theater caused owner K.Lee Williams to build a new theater, designed to be the best in town, the Sevier Theater. The Art Deco Style Sevier was built in a previously vacant lot in the 200 block of De Queen Ave. in 1945-1946 It could seat 700 persons, and it had air conditioner, carpeted aisles and new projection equipment. The Sevier Theater burned in the 1980’s.

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elmorovivo commented about Burley Theater on Oct 23, 2016 at 10:58 am

Look at the corner store and take a look at the Shelby pictures that I downloaded, you will notice the difference.

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elmorovivo commented about Burley Theater on Oct 23, 2016 at 10:55 am

As you can see, this is the same building that was posted on Cinema Treasures as the Shelby, hence the confusion.

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elmorovivo commented about Burley Theater on Oct 23, 2016 at 10:54 am

The Andriot store still located at 710 Main St, that should be the site of the former Shelby Theater,