Criterion Theatre

7 W. Main Street,
Moorestown, NJ 08057

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Open since at least 1920 when a Marr & Colton organ was installed. This theater is listed as operating in the 1951 Film Daily Yearbook.

Any additional information on this theatre would be greatly appreciated.

Contributed by tc

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teecee
teecee on July 1, 2006 at 4:09 am

Opened in 1920 by JB Fox. Closed in the mid 1950s but then reopened as the Carlton in 1959. Closed as an art theater in 1963. Then sold and reopened as the Moorestown Playhouse, a live theater venue.

Images of America: South Jersey Movie Houses, page 45

teecee
teecee on March 4, 2007 at 8:47 am

Old lobby card from the 1960s when it was a playhouse:
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