Photos favorited by Ross Melnick

  • <p>Forward projection booth, added after early 90’s four screen subdivision of theatre. A second booth area (the original) served the two rear auditoriums.</p>
  • <p>1993 image (from an old print I scanned) shows the theatre during its Show Follies porn incarnation, along with the adjacent Embassy 2, 3, 4.</p>
  • <p>Wide view showing the large office building the Oriental lobby is incorporated into.</p>
  • <p>Back corner of balcony</p>
  • <p>Photo taken from the top row</p>
  • <p>Summer, 1985 view of the Bal’s facade.  The original neon never looked as good again as it did at this time.</p>
  • <p>This marquee stood at the entrance to the VN drive in on Roscoe. It has been replaced by a school.</p>
  • <p>The last feature to play in 70mm at Loew’s Astor Plaza was this engagement of “2001” in December 2001.</p>
  • <p>House right from lower mezzanine</p>
  • <p>1955 Kodachrome slide taken by my father, Martin A. Haas of Philadelphia, I believe from a bus or other vehicle!</p>
  • <p>27 Feb 2008 photo by Paul Steinke of Philadelphia, posted with his consent.</p>
  • <p>Here’s an old picture that I made of the marquee at the Fox Drive-In from 1979…Enjoy!!!</p>
  • <p>Queen TheaterĀ© Bryan TX / Don Lewis / Billy Smith</p>