Fine Arts Theater

37 Lexington Avenue,
Passaic, NJ 07055

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Fine Arts Theater

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Listed as the Lincoln Theater in the 1951 Film Daily Yearbook.

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on June 9, 2005 at 6:15 pm

The site of this theatre is now an empty lot.

teecee on July 8, 2005 at 5:17 am

Check out this 1963 ad for “Tonight for Sure”, courtesy of Bill Huelbig:

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Looks like “Fine Arts” = XXX

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on July 8, 2005 at 5:28 am

Tonight for Sure was a nudie directed by Francis Ford Coppola!!!
Click here.

jimmyt on August 19, 2006 at 4:59 pm

Sometime around 1961=2 the Fine Arts was severely damaged by a firebomb placed in the auditorium. A salvage company was allowed in to retrieve equipment from the projection booth and the rest of the structure was demolished within a couple of days. It would seem that even the innocuous fare like the Coppola pic was unnacceptable to at least one intolerant person!

teecee on August 20, 2006 at 11:41 am

Listed as the Lincoln Theatre in the 1944 FDY.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on March 13, 2010 at 11:25 pm

This 1916 book attributes the design of a proposed (but as yet unnamed) theater to be built at Lexington and Main Avenues to Abraham Preiskel (most other sources give this architect’s as Abram Preiskel.) I wonder if that could have been this theater?

dallasmovietheaters on January 4, 2018 at 7:42 am

In 1939, Harry Hecht hired architect Eugene DeRosa to remake the Rialto Theatre into the refurbished Lincoln Theatre. Photos of the renovated theatre in photos.

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