Photos favorited by Ross Melnick

  • <p>Roxy Theatre, New York in 1927 – Poster display frames</p>
  • <p>Grauman’s Chinese Theater’s Engagemement for “Star Wars”</p>
  • <p>From an original watercolor by artist Annabelle Gould, this 11 x 17 print shows mothers and children in the Park Forest Plaza, in front of the Holiday Theatre in 1966, with “Born Free” on the marquee.</p>
  • <p>1953 waiting to see THE ROBE. Note by this time the famous oval carpet has been replaced with a wall-to-wall carpet.</p>
  • <p>Advertising herald from the Hollywood Theatre for THE LOVE MART (1927).</p>
  • <p>June 4, 2011</p>
  • <p>Its off subject.  But important Cinema History   (Poster from My Collection)</p>
  • <p>Taken around 1985, main auditorium</p>
  • <p>Photo taken prior to 2010 fire.</p>
  • <p>View of the Mezzanine, taken during the 1991 Theatre Historical Society Conclave.  The decorative painting seen here, as well as the carpeting, was very new at that time.</p>
  • <p>The Fox Oakland, and the magic that can only be experienced when viewing a lit theater marquee on a rainy night—its lights reflected in the wet pavement.</p>
  • <p>projection booth, these machines moved over from the Chicago theatre when they upgraded their equipment</p>
  • <p>Sunset Drive-In at Sunset</p>
  • <p>Foyer feature, February 2006.</p>
  • <p>Astor Theatre “Melody Time” (1948) engagement. The nearby Loews State Theatre with the “Noose Hangs High” (1948) engagement.</p>
  • <p>1993 – loved that “cooped up” painted sign on the side of the Selwyn building. There was another sign like it on the eastern facade of the New Amsterdam tower. Now both signs are gone.</p>
  • <p>July 2011</p>
  • <p>July 2011</p>
  • <p>recent pic of derelict preston odeon</p>