Photos favorited by Mike Rogers

  • <p>Article from Miami News on January 20th, 1972, noting that the Stanley Kubrick had pulled his film from a scheduled Miami premiere date of February 18th due to concerns that showings may incite violent outbreaks.</p>
  • <p>From the Miami News, January 29th, 1972.</p>
  • <p>From the Miami News, February 4th, 1972. Typical drive-in movie fare that I saw as a kid with my parents in Miami. That early exposure and love for these kind of low-brow double features eventually lead me to the grind houses of 42nd Street and Times Square when I was a teenager in New York City.</p>
  • <p>December 18th, 1961</p>
  • <p>July 29th, 1955 grand opening ad</p>
  • <p>old slick 65?</p>
  • <p>I was never at this theater, but in November 2009 I was driving in the area and noticed the marquee.  This is what it looked like at that time.</p>
  • <p>On South Michigan Avenue   Fine arts and foreign films</p>
  • <p>On Madison Street   Formerly was a newsreel theater</p>
  • <p>On Dearborn at the Chicago River</p>
  • <p>On Randolph at Dearborn</p>
  • <p>The far left projector porthole was used for a slide projector and portable 16mm film projectors.</p>
  • <p>The rear wall of the projection booth.</p>
  • <p>In the center of the front of the booth wall, is the RCA tube type sound system in that black cabinet with the knob on it. The projection booth “porthole shutter” system still works. The booth is completely lined in metal and is fire proof.</p>