Capitol Theatre

120 Market Street,
Newark, NJ 07102

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Capitol Theatre

The Strand Theatre was opened May 1, 1914. By 1926 it had been renamed Capitol Theatre. It played mostly move-overs from the larger Warner’s Branford Theatre, located immediately adjacent to the RKO Proctor’s Theatre, and only did really good business when Proctor’s was sold out. Closed in the mid-1950’s and became one of the first John’s Bargain Stores.

Contributed by Jim Thatcher

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teecee
teecee on April 1, 2005 at 8:33 am

Still listed as open in the 1951 FDY.

teecee
teecee on July 5, 2005 at 10:48 am

A Wurlitzer organ, opus 1121, was installed in this theater on 8/5/1925.

teecee
teecee on March 2, 2006 at 4:23 am

Listed in the 1944 FDY as part of Warner Bros. Listed as part of Stanley Warner Corp. in the 1961 Film Daily Yearbook.

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