Lido Theatre

15 E. Fordham Road,
Bronx, NY 10468

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sjteich
sjteich on August 28, 2010 at 1:04 pm

If anybody can remember the name of any longtime employees/managers of this theatre, please let me know. Particularly interested in Managers/Projectionists from the 1950’s.

Thanks

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 1, 2008 at 6:45 am

This is an updated link for the Lido Theater photo.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on June 3, 2008 at 7:15 pm

Here is another photo of the Lido.

KenRoe
KenRoe on August 21, 2006 at 1:56 am

A photograph I took of the Lido Theatre in June 2005:
http://flickr.com/photos/kencta/220943367/

RobertR
RobertR on June 13, 2005 at 4:49 pm

In November of 1972 the Lido was playing a trashy double bill of “Blue Money” & “LA Lover” both featuring buxom beauties in the ad. They were distributed by Marvin Films (who sadly booked many of their films into the Rivoli in its final months) and were unrated. To tease potential customers they used the catch line “almost X” :)

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 8, 2005 at 10:41 am

Old photo of Lido theater:
View link

Photo of retail store in former Lido theater:
View link

The website that hosts these photos lists the Lido as opening with 600 seats.