Hollywood Theater

3832 North Green Bay Avenue,
Milwaukee, WI 53206

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Opened as the Coronet Theater in 1924 and was equipped with a Barton 2 Manual theatre organ. It was later renamed Hollywood Theater and closed in 1959.

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on November 28, 2008 at 6:19 pm

Here is another Life photo from the same date:
http://tinyurl.com/5bcgwr

Matthew Prigge
Matthew Prigge on November 28, 2011 at 6:37 pm

This theatre actually opened as the Hollywood and became the Coronet in 1956, when it became the city’s second full-time “prestige” theatre, showing foriegn language and art films.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on August 15, 2013 at 6:23 am

A Golden Voiced Barton Theater Pipe Organ, 2/, manual/, keyboards/, was shipped from the Barton factory in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in 1927. Anyone know what happened to the organ?

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