Palace Theater

2404 Second Avenue,
New York, NY 10035

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Palace Theater

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The Palace Theater was opened in March 1914.

Contributed by anthony brigante

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AlAlvarez
AlAlvarez on July 15, 2008 at 6:03 pm

Advertised as showing movies in 1929 and 1935.

AlAlvarez
AlAlvarez on July 17, 2008 at 5:05 pm

Although the address above places this theatre on 123rd street, a Paramount week ad in 1924 places another second avenue Palace at 45th street.

bobmarshall
bobmarshall on October 29, 2009 at 9:39 pm

Great Memories. The theater was on 2nd Ave., between 123rd & 124th Sts. I lived around the corner in late 40s & 50s. It was a real grind house, changing programs (re-runs) 4 times a week, but they had the best Saturday matinees – 2/3 features, short, serial (Nyoka was my favorite), Cartoons, Contest & previews of coming attractions. The pleasurable hours there were well worth the $.25 admission ($.20 during the week) Of course, they had a strict matron with a flashlight to make sure you stayed in the Children’s Section. “The Last Picture Show” reminds me of it, small, intimate neighborhood movie house, not what you’d expect from a “Palace.”

AlAlvarez
AlAlvarez on February 8, 2010 at 7:16 pm

Already open in 1923 according to a Paramount Week ad. Still open in 1953 according the Film Daily Yearbook.

SYZY
SYZY on March 14, 2012 at 9:06 am

bob marshall i remember the palace theater 123rd st nyc i lived on 123rd st between first and 2nd ave nyc, they called the movie house nicknamed the dump, the matron name was emily, get back to me if you can

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on March 27, 2014 at 12:13 pm

According to the Moving Picture World, the Palace Theatre opened in March of 1914. I uploaded the picture and the text from the article.

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