Decatur Theater

2715 Webster Avenue,
Bronx, NY 10458

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The Decatur Theater opened in 1916 as the United States Theater. The name was changed to the Decatur Theater in the 1940’s. This theater closed around 1956 and has been demolished.

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on April 5, 2005 at 1:43 am

The 1930 edition of the Film Daily Yearbook has it listed as the U.S. Theater with 1,400 seats.

In the 1941 edition of the Film Daily Yearbook it has been re-named Decatur Theater with 950 seats (900 in the 1943 edition). It is not listed in 1950 or 1957 editions of F.D.Y. that I have.

Warren G. Harris
Warren G. Harris on April 14, 2008 at 5:44 pm

Here’s a 1941 view as the Decatur Theatre. A sign on the wall above the marquee mentions “Free Cash” being awarded regularly in what was probably a game like Bingo or Screeno: View link

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