Roma Theater

178 First Avenue,
New York, NY 10009

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on June 22, 2007 at 2:54 am

EXPLODES A BOMB IN ‘PICTURE’ THEATRE; Panic Follows and Many Are Hurt Leaping from Gallery and Rushing for Exits.

NY Times November 10, 1912

When he was ejected from the Roma Moving Picture Theatre at 178 First Avenue, where he had annoyed women and had entered without paying the admission fee, Nunzio Stotafero, a twenty-year-old Italian youth, is alleged to have sworn last night that he would take a terrible revenge on the theatre proprietor.