Warner Theatre

2015 Boardwalk,
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

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The Warner’s Embassy Theatre opened on June 19, 1929. Only the facade remains of this once grand picture palace…

Contributed by William Gabel

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Crazy Bob Madara
Crazy Bob Madara on September 4, 2008 at 3:10 pm

In 1971, The Steel pier Music Hall had Simplex E-7 projectors & Ashcraft Super High arc lamps. Hall & Connell spot lights. The screen was on a “fly”. The two man projection shift operators were Ed Oliver, & Goerge Innis.

In the Casino Theatre, were a pair of Simplex XL projectors & Peerless Magnarc carbon arc lamps. The operators were Lou Glendenon, & Frank Bernato. I probably messed up their names.

Behind the Casino projection booth was a room with metal letters that ran on a convayor belt. They brushed against electified feelers for the giant marquee chaser sign.

Roloff
Roloff on December 19, 2008 at 3:48 pm

A better, hi-res scan of the postcard showing the interior can be seen in my flickr stream: View link
As my card wasn’t posted, I can’t say from when it was, but I bet the photo was taken around the opening as is so often the case with postcards promoting a theater.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on December 19, 2008 at 3:53 pm

What is behind the facade now? Nothing, or part of the casino?

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on June 16, 2009 at 11:16 pm

The Warner was a hot dog place in the 1980s called Boardwalk Rogers:
http://tinyurl.com/nrfdry

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on April 28, 2010 at 6:22 pm

You can see the marquee in this postcard:
http://snipurl.com/vupme

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on May 5, 2010 at 7:20 pm

The marquee can be seen in this 1941 photo:
http://tinyurl.com/2djsago

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