North Star Theater

1250 Fifth Avenue,
New York, NY 10029

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The North Star Theater is listed in the 1914-1915 American Motion Picture Directory. It is also listed in the 1926 Film Daily Yearbook as having 1,000 seats. The North Star Theater is gone from listings by 1931.

Contributed by Ken Roe/Al Alvarez/Peter Koch

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AlAlvarez
AlAlvarez on May 3, 2007 at 1:19 pm

No sooner does Lost Memory find this theatre and a crime gets committed.

New York Times January 2, 1925

ARREST POLICEMAN ON WOMAN’S CHARGE

Badly beaten victim says she was attacked in a theatre vestibule late at night

“Policeman William Oehlerking of the East 104th Street Station was arrested yesterday morning …charged with beating a women while he was on post. The alleged assault occurred about 2:30 o’clock in the morning in the outer vestibule of the North Star motion picture theatre at 106th street and fifth Avenue… Mrs O’Brien …could not identify the man she charged with having beaten her. Oehlerking was arrested after Captain Loonam found a belt bearing his shield number in the vestibule of the theatre.”

AlAlvarez
AlAlvarez on May 4, 2007 at 11:37 am

I read it as a hooker who refused to give the local cop services for free or maybe he just didn’t like the Irish, but I may just be too cynical for the roaring twenties.

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