Boulevard Theatre

7770 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, FL 33138

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rivest266 on February 1, 2020 at 4:06 pm

Kitty-Cat opened on October 6th, 1973. Small ad posted.

rivest266 on January 29, 2020 at 4:37 pm

Reopened on October 16th, 1970 as Pussycat. Grand opening ad posted.

rivest266 on January 25, 2020 at 3:47 pm

The Boulevard theatre opened on November 21st, 1940. Grand opening ad reposted with a better quality image.

tzwicky on May 21, 2013 at 9:56 pm

The last film I can recall seeing at this theatre was “The Longest Day.” It was someone’s birthday, and we all spent the day.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on January 25, 2010 at 11:03 am

It appears the Coral opened shortly after, also with major delays. The problem may have been at Paramount Theatres.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 25, 2010 at 9:45 am

A four month delay in the expected opening date is pretty drastic, especially in the pre-war period when labor and materials shortages were not yet a problem. I wonder what happened? It wasn’t even a bad hurricane season.

The article does name the architects of the Boulevard as Weed & Reeder (Robert Law Weed and Edwin T. Reeder.)

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on May 8, 2009 at 12:58 am

The Boulevard was being outfitted in mid-1940. The July 6 issue of Boxoffice listed drapes and carpets for the Boulevard among the equipment ordered for various theaters from the Wil-Kin Theatre Supply Co. of Atlanta.

S.A. Lynch, a regional partner of Paramount Theatres, was building the Boulevard, according to another item in the same issue of Boxoffice. The new house was expected to be open later that month.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on April 13, 2009 at 8:28 am

Although I am not positive, this may have been the Boulevard.
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Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on April 1, 2009 at 1:00 am

The Boulevard operated from 1940-1970 at which time it became the Pussycat.

The Kitty Kat appeared in 1973 and became known as the Pussycat-2 in 1975.

Louis of Pompano
Louis of Pompano on August 27, 2008 at 7:40 pm

This theatre was The Pussycat. It showed Deep Throat and The Devil in Ms. Jones for quite sometime. Across the street was the Playboy Club, which closed in the mid 80s and became the Ellis Rubin Law Firm. Mr. Rubin died recently, not sure what is there now.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on August 9, 2008 at 11:54 am

This was aka the Pussycat. The Kitty Kat was a short-lived name for screen two.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on June 12, 2005 at 4:49 am

This was the ABC Florida State Theatres BOULEVARD in the sixties often playing move-over runs of roadshow hits at regular prices. ABC operated it very much as a family venue. ASthe neighborhood deteriorated it became part of Leroy Griffith’s porn PUSSYCAT theatre chain. I believe the KITTY KAT was added later as the main house played DEEP THROAT for years. The Wometco Rosetta on Second Avenue faced a similar fate.