Strand Theatre

7 E. Main Street,
Freehold, NJ 07228

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1940's photo courtesy of the Growing Up In Freehold NJ Facebook page.

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Open since at least 1935, this theatre was still listed as operating in the 1956 Film Daily Yearbook.

Any additional information on this theatre would be greatly appreciated.

Contributed by tc

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teecee
teecee on March 26, 2007 at 10:25 pm

There is a nice picture of the Strand, ca 1930, on page 26 of “Images of America: Freehold”. The caption states that the Strand burned down on April 7, 1962 along with nine stores.

On page 123 of “Images of America: Freehold Volume II” there is a picture of the Strand in the background of a 1953 parade. The marquee is curved, unlike the aforementioned photo that has a vertical marquee. The curved marquee also reads “A Walter Reade Theatre”.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on December 11, 2008 at 11:56 pm

From Boxoffice magazine, April 1950:

Tony Hunting, manager of the Strand, Freehold NJ, offered a Saturday morning showing of “Cinderella”. He made arrangements with the local school bus service to pick up all youngsters along the regular routes and bring them to the Strand.

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