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Opened 1929 and closed 1961.
Where the dome is, on the right side of the street, is the Bijou Theatre.
I do NOT believe this was the Emery Theatre in Providence. Somewhere else, no doubt.
“L” for Lyric.
Gilbert Stuart Theatre, center right, with upper white front.
The “Capitol” in this image was a tobacco and liquor store, NOT the Capitol Theatre.
Preservation effort failed.
This theatre closely resembled the layout of the Stadium in Woonsocket, RI.
Note the brickwork of the original theatre and the added brickwork of the apartment construction after 1982.
Sarah Bernhardt appeared here in 1906.
I went to that program at the age of 13.
193s, French film at the Laurier.
Statue is of Mayor Thomas Doyle.
THe Star Theatre was aroud the corner from the Strand/Jane Pickens-to-be.
Greenwich Theatre, right, red brick, yellow sign.
Before the Leroy was built across the street.
Center left, building with white sides, is the Casino.
1955, Interrupted Melody and Run for Cover on marquee.
Premiere “Something About Mary.”
After demolition, 2008. Screen visible.
Released Christmas 1959, played Providence after that.