Capri Theatre

404 South Main Street,
East Rochester, NY 14445

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Roger Katz
Roger Katz on March 3, 2014 at 11:09 pm

Address is 404 South Main Street.

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on September 20, 2008 at 11:47 am

Old poster for Children of Divorce, starring Clara Bow, at the Rialto in 1927.

NittyRanks
NittyRanks on April 1, 2008 at 10:44 pm

That’s funny. My old girlfriend lived down the street from there in the 1990’s. I used to see older people out in front of there. I never guessed it was an old theater.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on September 9, 2006 at 3:36 pm

It’s East Rochester. I made a mistake when I entered the information. The location should be corrected accordingly.

mikemorano
mikemorano on September 9, 2006 at 3:25 pm

From the information posted I would say East Rochester. Shouldn’t the person that added this theatre know the location.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on September 9, 2006 at 10:18 am

It’s interesting that the conversion picture is dated 1960, but the sign by the front door refers to an adult theater. I didn’t know there were any strictly adult theaters in 1960.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on September 9, 2006 at 2:45 am

Listed in the Film Daily Yearbook;1950 edition as being located at South Main Street, East Rochester, NY, with a seating capacity given as 1,020. It must be in either the #300 or #400 blocks of South Main Street.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on September 8, 2006 at 6:31 pm

Here are some early photos as well as a view of the Rialto at the time of the conversion to the Capri in 1960:
http://tinyurl.com/epv8d
http://tinyurl.com/gbx9n
http://tinyurl.com/zhvg9
http://tinyurl.com/l6g4c