Moosup Theatre

Railroad Street,
Plainfield, CT 06354

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Opened prior to 1941, this village theatre existed in the late-1950’s (already closed) when I used to drive through the area. By the 1970’s (perhaps earlier) it was gone. Information on this theatre would be appreciated.

Contributed by Gerald A. DeLuca

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Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on October 24, 2006 at 7:00 am

This vacant lot is where the Moosup Theatre used to be located.

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on June 16, 2010 at 4:33 pm

Wartime item in Boxoffice magazine, November 7, 1942, about raising money for Christmas packages to send to servicemen from the area:

“Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Hess of Moosup initiated the idea of sending every boy from Moosup, Central Village, Sterling and Oneco a Christmas package, and donated the Moosup Theatre for two nights. Some $450 was raised for the packages, and the well-known operators made columns in the local press.”

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