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My father-in-law, Ray Hainsworth, was a manager at the Logan in the 1940’s. In those days film was expensive so they typically shared movies with another theater. The Logan shared their movies with the Uptown Theater which was about 10 miles south on Broad Street. During a double feature the two theater shared one copy of each of the movies. During the shorts/news between movies it was often my father-in-law’s job to get on the Broad Street Subway and exchange movies with an Uptown Theater usher waiting on the subway platform. Occasionaly thing would go wrong and he would return to the Logan a little late to an impatient audience.
In the 1960’s the Carmen was converted to a roller skating rink. They gave out free admission passes to the local school children during the Christmas (oops, I mean Winter Holiday) vacation and during the summer.