Lafayette Theater

53 Jackson Street,
Batavia, NY 14020

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The Lafayette Theatre is Listed in the 1941 edition of Film Daily Yearbook with a seating capacity of 1,000 and operated by Warner Bros. Circuit Management Corp. They closed the Lafayette Theater in April 1950.

Any further information would be appreciated.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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kencmcintyre on December 11, 2008 at 5:16 pm

Here is an item from Boxoffice magazine, April 1950:

Warners Closes Theater; Last Batavia Unit

Warners Theaters, which last week turned over the Family Theater here to Dipson Theatrical Enterprises, has announced the closing of its other local theater, the Lafayette. It is understood that the Lafayette lease will run until July. Jacob Farber of New York owns the house. The Family and the Lafayette were the only local theaters until three years ago and have been operated by Warners for 20 years.

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