Photos favorited by Joseph Angier

  • <p>The Park Plaza at its opening in 1927 with 2,500 seats and clear sightlines.</p>
  • <p>A view of the Jerome auditorium at its grand opening.</p>
  • <p>Auditorium view at the Jerome’s opening with sidewalls. In the center of the shot you can see one of the two Will Pogeny murals.</p>
  • <p>Announcing the opening of Loew’s Commodore</p>
  • <p>Advertised on December 1st, 1966</p>
  • <p>July 1969 photo via Bob Greenhouse.</p>
              <p>Program images for the same show below.</p>
  • <p>World Premiere (August 25th, 1930)</p>
  • <p>In this view you can see the narrow front lobby section of the building in the center and the large dark brick auditorium section with with the fire escapes in the top left of the photo.</p>
  • <p>Entrance circa 1935-36</p>
  • <p>Found this photo at the Knish Bakery next door when I worked at the theatre…</p>
  • <p>Opened at the Embassy Theatre on March 21, 1961.</p>
  • <p>Rare letterhead from the B.S. Moss Coliseum Theatre in 1927.</p>
  • <p>Record-breaking opening day (November 15th, 1956)</p>
  • <p>Crisper version of the 1938 photo.</p>
  • <p>Ad published on June 2nd, 1933</p>
  • <p>Iconic road show era shot of the De Mille Theatre showing “Spartacus” on October 6, 1960</p>