Erlanger Theatre

21st Street and Market Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19013

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andyp on February 16, 2011 at 6:12 pm

I saw Bette Midler back in 1974 or 1975 with her “Clams on a Half Shell” Show. A nice place for stage shows.

kencmcintyre on June 22, 2009 at 11:58 am

The part about the illegal sign was mentioned on some other 1938 photos. It apparently had something to do with the projection of the marquee over the street past some statutory limit.

KenRoe on June 22, 2009 at 11:17 am

Chuck; here is the full address of the 1938 photo;
View link
The source home page of the photos is:
View link

All work ok with me, so if you are having a problem opening them, it could be a settings issue on your firewall or as LM stated above, your service provider.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on June 22, 2009 at 11:04 am

Chuck….That is one of the best photos that I’ve ever seen. It’s a shame that you can’t see it. LOL
Maybe it’s a problem with your service provider. I just tried the link again and it still works. The name of the movie on the marquee is “In Old Chicago”.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on June 21, 2009 at 9:10 pm

Click it again Chuck. It seems to work for me.

HowardBHaas on January 13, 2008 at 12:45 pm

Photos here View link but you need a subscription to make them larger.

Type Erlanger for exterior photos of protesters upset a Communist rally was being held inside the theater, and a view of the auditorium facing the balcony.

Type Erlanger View link
for more exterior photos.