Photos favorited by TLSLOEWS

  • <p>A specially lettered marquee for Fire Prevention Week, October 1955.  The film was Desert Sands, the side of the marquee is still being changed.  A rare night photo. Courtesy of the Fire Museum of Memphis, used with permission.</p>
  • <p>Source: “Shared Pleasures: A History of Movie Presentation in the United States” by Douglas Gomery</p>
  • <p>“Columbus Dispatch”</p>
  • <p>“Ohio State Journal,” March 9, 1951</p>
  • <p>“Ohio State Journal,” May 5, 1955</p>
  • <p>Restored front of the Franklin Theatre, from the official website.</p>
  • <p>CINDY,MIKE and BETTy Concession stand NATIONAL HILLS theatre. JULY 76..</p>
  • <p>Mr.ZACKER and MR.Rogers closing theatre,MIDNIGHT SHOW.Managers office.</p>
  • <p>The predecessor of the current Roxy Theatre seen foreground right. Compare the other buildings in this scene with the c. 1950’s street scene also found on this site.</p>