Westwood Theater

142 Westwood Avenue,
Westwood, NJ 07675

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CSWalczak
CSWalczak on October 7, 2010 at 7:17 am

This article focuses upon the Westwood’s history and includes an old picture; according to this article, the theater opened in 1919 and ceased functioning as a movie theater in 1943: View link

teecee
teecee on July 5, 2005 at 9:18 am

A Robert-Morton organ was installed in this theater in 1921. Later, a Kilgen organ, opus 4161B, was installed in this theater in 1928.

teecee
teecee on June 17, 2005 at 2:39 am

Not listed in the 1951 FDY, so yes, it has been closed for many years.

teecee
teecee on May 17, 2005 at 2:01 pm

Must have been a live theater at one time. This summary is from the Record of Bergen’s website (paid subscription required for full text of the article):

The Record (Bergen County, NJ)
08-28-1994
Westwood’s two theaters competed for talent and audiences. Dinah Shore (third from left above) and Tex Ritter (second from right) performed at the Westwood Theater in 1941. Below, miniature circus elephants with Police Officer Gary Cronk Jr. in fr…
Date: 08-28-1994, Sunday
Section: SPECIAL SECTIONS
Edition: All Editions — Sunday