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The DeWitt Theater was opened December 20, 1923 with 8 big acts of B.F. Keith Vaudeville and photoplays. It was equipped with a Wurlitzer 3 manual 10 ranks theatre organ. This theater is most remembered for hosting Sandra Dee Day on March 22, 1960. Dee was a native of Bayonne. The theater closed in the late-summer of 1972 with “A Concert for Bangladesh” and “Popcorn”. In the following three days concerts were held in the building. It was demolished in early-1973 and by fall of 1973 a McDonalds had been built and opened on the site.
The first related link shows Ms. Dee in front of the theater.
The second related link is a print of the theater on sale at the local historical society.
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