Capitol Theatre

72 West Main Street,
New Britain, CT 06050

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Mentioned in the book, “Images of America: New Britain, Volume III”. There’s a picture on page 123 of its three-sided marquee. It shows the title “Wife, Doctor and Nurse” from 1937 featuring (Loretta) Young, (Warner) Baxter and (Virginia) Bruce, plus a feature. By 1941 the Capitol Theatre was operated by Warner Bros. Circuit Management Corp. (although it was listed as (Closed) in 1941-1943. It had reopened by 1950.

Contributed by Dave Bonan

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on October 12, 2007 at 3:23 pm

A Robert-Morton theater organ was installed in the Capitol Theater in 1922. Note: Moved in 1927 to State Theater Newburgh, New York.

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