Larkfield Theatre

81 Larkfield Road,
East Northport, NY 11731

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Previously operated by: Liggett-Florin Booking Service

Functions: Office Space

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1976

The Larkfield Theatre was opened on August 30, 1949. By 1957 it was operated by Liggett-Florin Booking Service. Mentioned in the comments section of the Elwood Theater in East Northport.

Contributed by Dave Bonan

Recent comments (view all 57 comments)

Bloop
Bloop on February 29, 2012 at 11:35 pm

I added a new photo of Larkfield circa 1976. It was taken from an old East Northport Junior High School yearbook. Sorry for the poor quality , but you can see the sign (which had red neon).

Mike (saps)
Mike (saps) on March 2, 2012 at 3:53 am

I probably put those titles up on that marquee, since I worked there in 1976.

Thanks for the photo.

Bloop
Bloop on March 10, 2012 at 8:41 pm

Who added the Beyond the Valley of the Dolls ad ??????? I’m amazed!!!!!

scope
scope on August 13, 2012 at 9:52 pm

I lived in East Northport on Clay Pitts Road from age 10 in 1957 until 1971. I saw alot of movies at the Larkfield Theater, I’m sure some were first run. On Saturday afternoons in the late 50’s-early 60’s: The 7th Voyage of Sinbad; House on Haunted Hill; The Vikings; Dr No, Goldfinger. Evening shows: Sparticus; Planet of the Apes, The Time Machine and many many more.

Bloop
Bloop on March 20, 2013 at 9:26 am

Still no word from the granddaughter of Sarah Baker (who ran this theater) ? I added the Dumbo / Silent Running ad. I was actually at the Dumbo/ Lobo kiddie matinee in this very ad!

DND
DND on October 14, 2014 at 8:01 pm

Added two photo’s of the Larkfield Theatre shot in 1976. I was a student at NPHS at the time. These pic’s were taken for either “The Rag” or the yearbook .. I cannot recall which.

legacy
legacy on October 22, 2014 at 10:59 am

Hi Everyone I just saw these comments – haven’t been to this site in a while, but it always makes me smile to see how people remember my grandparents (Stuart and Sarah Baker) and their theaters and how much other people cared about something they both loved to do very much. My mom (their daughter Denise Baker), said shes trying to go through my grandmother stuff now and would be happy to share anything she finds but shes not sure how much, if anything valuable from the theater survived the move (my grandmother moved from East Northport to NJ 6 or 7 years after my grandfather passed away to be closer to us, by which time the theater had already been converted to a church according to my mom). I know my grandma’s best friend Ginny still lives right there, we used to visit her quite often – and she definitely has some stuff she kept stored in her basement as momentos. Shes in her 90’s so its hard to get in touch with her by phone, and i’m abroad now – but i’ll definitely give it a try to reach her and at least ask. Perhaps her son can send me some pictures at least. Lastly, Mike – do you remember my mom from when you worked at the theater? She said she would love to hear from people who worked there or have good memories to share about the theater or my grandparents. Please be in touch with me privately and i will happily make the direct connection. All the Best!

Mike (saps)
Mike (saps) on January 31, 2017 at 9:39 pm

Tova, I hope you check the site from time to time to share some memories of your grandparents. I was really quite fond of them, happy to share my experiences with you

Texas2step
Texas2step on December 29, 2018 at 7:50 pm

This one opened on August 30, 1949.

Mike (saps)
Mike (saps) on May 20, 2020 at 10:33 pm

Movie ad added to photos

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