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The former Blackstone Theatre (now Merle Reskin Theatre) has been added to Cinema Treasures.
DavidZornig: The Majestic Theatre was opened prior to 1926 with 500 seats. It was still open in 1929, but had closed by 1931. I don’t have an exact address on Main Street.
bobromgrim: Pages have now been created for the Plaza, Savoy & Electric.
localarchivstSTL: The photograph you mention in your comment above has been removed and placed on its correct page for the West End Theatre. Thanks for pointing this out.
Jim, Information taken from the booklet “The Picture Palaces of Northumberland” by Brian Hornsey (published 2008) (one of the titles in ‘The Ninety Years of Cinema’ series. An Ordnance Survey map may solve the confusion.
The building housing Kings of Oxford selling scooters, was never part of the Trocadero Cinema. It was built several years after the cinema as a retail unit. The Trocadero Cinema entrance is on the left: the small arched white building with a canopy.
bobtomgrim: We have the Empire Cinema, Bedford listed on this site as Granada 3.
The Google map address has been corrected. Please feel free to set the Google streetview to point to the correct location.
Andrew49:the map location has been corrected.
Thorpx: Many thanks for pointing out the date typo for tripling in the introduction. It has now been corrected.
The 1926 edition of Film Daily Yearbook give the address of the M&S Royal Theatre as 310 Grand Street.
Acording to Mary C. Henderson’s book “The City and the Theatre” when the Shubert Bros. were leasing the theatre in 1908, they changed the policy to vaudeville and installed comedian Lew Fields as its main attraction.
The earlier Empire Theatre now has its own page.
Phillip, locate the photograph on your computor and go to the theatre page you want to download it to. Click on the ‘Photos’ tab and then click the ‘Add a New Photo’ tab and then select the file (photo) you want to download. You can title the photo and type in any details you wish. Click ‘upload Photo’ to finish. It will take several seconds for it to appear on the page, so only click once.
In the 1914-1915 edition of American Motion Picture Directory the Theatorium is listed as 212 W. Main Street.
Streamlite:Thanks for your information on the Palace Cinema, Glanamman. I have created a page for this cinema and transfered the photograph across.
Title spelling has been corrected.
PCT is for the original owners of the Regent Theatre: Provincial Cinematograph Theatres.
Pepperama: I have added a page for the Globe Theatre at Market Street & N. Juniper Street, also a Globe Theatre in the Point Breeze district on S. 17th Street.
A page has been added for the Zionville Drive-In.
This rarity has been released on Blu-Ray in December 2016.
dmorrow24:I have added a page for the Manos Theatre, Lisbon. I cannot find any records for an American Theatre in East Palestine. The only other American Theatre listed in Ohio was in Leetonia which has a page on Cinema Treasures.
Mikeoaklandpartk: This new 7-screen theatre is built on the rear of the plot upon which the 3,250-seat RKO Albee Theatre once stood.
thegoodlead: I have added a page for the Bijou/Cinema/Coronet Cinema which you refer to.
The ‘stage’ is quite large, but it is an ‘open’ stage with no wing space, proscenium or flytower. The upper section of the original proscenium is visible at the rear of the ‘stage’, partially hidden by a theatre set for the production that was on when I visited.