Rainbow Theatre

1439 3rd Avenue,
New York, NY 10028

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A theatre exhibiting motion pictures was in operation here at least as early as 1915 and as late as 1928.

Contributed by Damien Farley

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on December 13, 2005 at 7:37 am

Listed in the American Motion Picture Directory;1914-1915 edition.

It is still listed as open in the Film Daily Yearbook;1927 edition with 299 seats, but has disappeared from listings in the 1930 edition of F.D.Y.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on November 23, 2009 at 10:51 am

Listed in the 1937 Film Daily Year Book as the closed Town Playhouse.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on February 24, 2010 at 10:55 pm

In 1929 the building was leased to Ye Office Tavern but it appears to have returned to movies by at least 1936.

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