Bow-Tie Madison Cinema 4

14 Lincoln Place,
Madison, NJ 07940

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moviebuff82 on September 19, 2017 at 11:32 am

Look it up online and google madison cinema for older showtimes.

FrankieattheMovies on August 28, 2017 at 10:05 am

Very sad to see the theater closed great theater. Wish it was still around. Does anyone know what were the last movies playing when they closed?

moviebuff82 on June 4, 2017 at 10:41 am here is why….what a shame that this historic movie palace will become apartments.

MikeTheMovieMan on June 2, 2017 at 11:53 am

I just found out that this theater has unfortunately closed :(

rivest266 on March 1, 2017 at 1:02 am

Better link from Movie Buff:

3 cinemas on December 18th, 1981. Small grand opening ad in the photo section.

moviebuff82 on February 21, 2017 at 12:05 pm,d.eWE

moviebuff82 on July 7, 2016 at 12:21 pm

One of two remaining Bow Tie cinemas left in Morris County.

moviebuff82 on February 16, 2010 at 1:24 pm

3d will be added at this theater for alice in wonderland 3d in two weeks. advance tickets are on sale.

teecee on June 26, 2009 at 11:04 am

No mention of the theatre in this article but you can see the marquee in the top photo. I’m glad they are considering revitalizing this street. It is not vibrant like the rest of the town is.

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shoeshoe14 on April 22, 2008 at 1:19 pm

I went in yesterday as I saw the auditorium from 2 streets away and thinking it was that or a warehouse, I decided to press on and yes it was built in 1925 as the stone says on the top. I asked the young usher outside if I could have a small tour and he asked if “I was one of those.” I replied yes, I’m a human being. He looked puzzled and then showed me the basement. From the lobby, the hall down to the theatres is long and sloping and ends at a small wall. There are 2 stadiums, one on either side and he let me in to show me the stage that’s still intact. It goes to the right and ends at the wall and continues into the other theater. The other theatres are smaller and are before the stadium ones. He said the decorative elements are still untouched and there’s a drop ceiling protecting them. The auditorium ceiling from outside is quite huge.

moviebuff82 on March 1, 2008 at 9:15 am

probably they cut up the larger screen into two, or added a fourth one.

teecee on March 1, 2008 at 9:04 am

Still a triple as of 1998 – see 2nd paragraph:
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moviebuff82 on March 17, 2006 at 11:20 pm

With the new rockaway theatre opening sometime later this year, will this theatre survive?

teecee on March 17, 2006 at 6:37 pm

Recent photo of the ticket booth:
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teecee on July 5, 2005 at 10:22 am

A Moller organ, opus 4288, was installed in the Madison theater in 1925.

teecee on June 12, 2005 at 8:50 am

Architect for the “renovations” is Johannes Hoffman.

teecee on March 11, 2005 at 6:54 pm

Listed in the 1/17/91 edition of the Star Ledger as a triplex. Additional screen added in the 90s.

joemasher on February 17, 2005 at 4:47 am

The marquee on the Madison is not the original. The theatre features two stadium-style auditoriums, created from the original stadium area in the back of the house. The stage is still intact.

teecee on February 15, 2005 at 5:59 pm

Spencer: I live in NJ and while I haven’t been inside the theater I have seen it from the outside. Where did you get your information from? I find the Clearview website to be lacking of any historical information whatsoever for the majority of its theaters. The Clearview theaters that I have visited don’t even have historic photos in their lobbies.