Roosevelt Theatre

2497 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard,
New York, NY 10030

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iatse311 on December 30, 2018 at 12:23 am

not a great shot but here is 1940 tax photo

Chancellor on March 10, 2012 at 4:59 pm

No, actually the theater closed in 1978. The last picture I saw there was the Bill Cosby Sidney Potier 1977 film, ‘A Piece Of The Action’.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on February 28, 2010 at 9:44 pm

Stopped showing films in 1976.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on February 12, 2010 at 10:50 pm

The architect was Charles Goodman.

RobertR on April 17, 2009 at 5:06 pm

Check out the odd vertical with the arrows…..did it once say RKO?

kencmcintyre on November 14, 2008 at 11:52 pm

Small item from the NYT dated 10/12/63:

A movie projectionist was shot and robbed yesterday in the projection booth of Roosevelt Theater, Seventh Avenue, the police reported today.

RobertR on September 26, 2006 at 7:54 pm

It was still open in 1971 showing one of MGM’s Family Matinee’s.
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