Becker Theatre

628 Moore Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19148

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The Becker Theatre owned by the Becker brothers, opened in 1905 and closed in 1927. The architect is listed as Louis Fein.

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on June 13, 2008 at 10:30 pm

Google maps shows a very large building that spans 628-630 Moore Street. I doubt if this was the theater.

TheALAN
TheALAN on February 10, 2014 at 8:51 am

Today The Woodcraft Industry Inc. occupies this location (624 Moore Street) but somewhere among this mismatch of buildings was the 300 seat Becker Theater, a silent era movie house operated by the Becker Brothers. Louis Fein was the architect and the theater existed from 1905 to 1927. There were alterations to the theater in 1913.

TheALAN
TheALAN on February 10, 2014 at 9:01 am

Does anyone know what make and model theater organ was installed in this theater and when?

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