Ritz Theater

2235 Orthodox Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19124

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Opened in 1913. By 1941 the Ritz Theatre was operated by Warner Bros. Circuit Management Corp. and was listed as (Closed), same in 1943. It later reopened and was a great place for a kid in the late-1940’s to see a double feature, fifteen cartoons, a serial, a newsreel, coming attractions, and get a free comic book — all for 13 cents. The Ritz Theatre was closed in 1950. In recent years it has been in light industrial use.

Contributed by Joe Smiley

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 26, 2010 at 9:17 am

Big city like Philadelphia and no comments! Here’s one The Ritz theatre presented a world premiere of “PRAYING WITH ANGER"M.Night Shyamalan a local native of this city Directed.Free wine and popcorn were served,Benefitted the PHilly Film Office. Thanks Boxoffice,July 1993.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on May 28, 2012 at 11:59 am

The Elrae Theatre was mentioned in the August 9, 1931, issue of The Film Daily. New operator Mike Stiefel had closed the house to make improvements and redecorate.

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