Bijou Theatre

30 Broad Street,
Pawtucket, RI

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Postcard of the Bijou

A 1919 Pawtucket city directory lists this theatre. More information would be of interest.

Contributed by Gerald A. DeLuca

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Roland L.
Roland L. on June 28, 2005 at 3:18 am

The seating capacity was 800 and often had the Standing Room Only sign on display. In 1915, it shared the entertainment duties with four other well known theaters.

After its close, New York Lace store took over the lobby and soon spread out into the entire building and adjacent buildings on that block until it vacated the premises in the 50’s.

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on June 30, 2005 at 7:15 pm

Another city directory lists this theatre, 30 Broad Street, as Keith’s New Theatre.

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on March 30, 2006 at 2:22 pm

Here is an old postcard showing the Bijou Theatre and the Public Market and other shops on Broad Street, plus pedestrians and cars. A very nice picture of a lost and forgotten theatre!

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on February 8, 2011 at 8:39 pm

Announcements of what’s playing at Pawtucket and Central Falls movie theatres in November, 1921:

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