Commodore Theatre

4228 Walnut Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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rivest266 on May 21, 2014 at 4:16 pm

September 22nd, 1928 grand opening ad in photo section.

kencmcintyre on January 20, 2010 at 10:50 pm

It looks like the theater was a church in 1964, from this Temple U. photo:

kencmcintyre on May 8, 2009 at 9:33 am

Here is a 1952 photo from

HowardBHaas on March 3, 2009 at 3:07 pm

3 June 1950 Box Office stated that Gloria Swanson would be hostess at a “Sunset Boulevard” screening at Commodore Theatre on June 19.

kencmcintyre on December 19, 2008 at 12:10 pm

I remember that building very well from my college days. I used to live at 44th and Walnut, so I would walk by that old barn every day. The marquee on the roof was kind of a giveaway. Funny to see pictures of that neighborhood after 25 years.