Superior Theatre

443-447 Third Avenue,
New York, NY 10002

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Motion pictures were being exhibited at this site from at least 1919 to 1950.

Any additional information would be appreciated.

Contributed by Damien Farley

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on August 29, 2005 at 3:46 pm

Listed in Film Daily Yearbook;1926 and 1927 editins as having a seating capacity of 1,000. The 1930 edition of F.D.Y. gives a seating capacity of 835 and it’s 880 in the 1941 and 1943 editions

In the 1950 edition of Film Daily Yearbook it is listed with 846 seats.

AlAlvarez
AlAlvarez on January 29, 2010 at 7:30 pm

A chain called Associated Prudential Theatres, Inc. ran this in 1953 along with the 34th Street (Murray Hill) and the 28th street Regent.

AlAlvarez
AlAlvarez on February 9, 2010 at 11:28 pm

Shows up in a 1919 Paramount Week ad.

Demolition is announced in August 1957 though it is unclear whether it was still operating at the time.

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