Glory Theatre

112-114 Cannon Street,
New York, NY 10002

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This theatre exhbited motion pictures in, at least, 1922 and 1923.

The section of Cannon Street on which it was located no longer exists.

Contributed by Damien Farley

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on September 2, 2005 at 7:07 pm

Listed in the American Motion Picture Directory 1914 – 1915 as the Victoria Theatre.

The Film Daily Yearbook;1926 edition lists it as the Betsy Ross Theatre with a seating capacity of 550.

By the 1930 edition of F.D.Y. it is known as Cannon Movies Theatre with 562 seats.

By the 1941 edition of F.D.Y. it is known as the Glory Theatre with 510 seats. It is not listed in 1943.

Warren G. Harris
Warren G. Harris on June 7, 2007 at 3:53 pm

On September 12, 1936, The New York Times reported that “The Cannon Theatre, at 112-14 Cannon Street, was leased for a term of years to a new corporation which has remodeled the structure, to be known as the Glory Theatre. Mylton L. Meitzer was the broker.”

AlAlvarez
AlAlvarez on May 1, 2008 at 7:44 pm

By 1923 this was already operating as the Betsy Ross according to a NYT Paramount Picture Week ad.

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