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After being acquired by the Crescent Amusement Co., the Princess changed its name to Crescent Theater (late 1950’s).
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.
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.
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.
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.
The building in the center of the picture, with the vertical sign is the Scout Theater. You must enlarge it to see it better.
This picture shows the Opera House, next to it the former Orpheum and further right the Ritz.
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.
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.
The first building on the right of the picture, with the marquee, is the Paramount Theater.
The Utah Theater as the Roxy in the late 1940’s.
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.
It was originally named “Rivoli”.
The second building on the right side of the picture is the Cine Lara, you can see the sign on it.
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.
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.
Stadium Theater interior.
Before the Rockingham, it was the Grande.
The 1st building on the right is the Clay Theater.
Early 1900’s, when the Center was named Colonial.
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.
Look at the corner store and take a look at the Shelby pictures that I downloaded, you will notice the difference.
As you can see, this is the same building that was posted on Cinema Treasures as the Shelby, hence the confusion.
The Andriot store still located at 710 Main St, that should be the site of the former Shelby Theater,