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Griffey30 commented about Rockne Theatre on Mar 17, 2013 at 3:39 pm

Does anyone who worked there remember the manager? Think his name was Jim Masino

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Griffey30 commented about Bryn Mawr Theatre on Mar 2, 2013 at 4:13 pm

Warmergrad ;Tim hit it right on the head. Actually the lobby was rather small. No balcony and the sound system was ok . We actually had to go to the alley side of the building and go under neath theater to turn marquee lights on and off until a timer was installed , which gives you an idea of the age of the building.

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Griffey30 commented about Bryn Mawr Theatre on Feb 26, 2013 at 4:15 pm

I managed the New Bryn Mawr theater in the early 80s.We had a mixture of customers from winthrop ave.to sheridan drive.We were always packed on the weekends and never had a problem in the theater.We did have security on the weekends but it was more for crowd control than anything else.I remember when we had E.T. the lines were around the corner to get in. The majority of our money was made from the concession stand and the rest from ticket sales.Our projectionist was making great pay as he was a union projectionist.When the theater was run as the Garwah theater they werent using a union projectionist and they had a fire in the auditorium.Hmm wonder how that happened.The theater,chairs, screen, projector, all had to be replaced or repaired and the theater was reopened under the name The New Bryn Mawr Theater.Those were great days for me and I have life long memories of the clientel, and staff that we had.