Bostwick Theatre

430 Bostwick Avenue,
Bridgeport, CT

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The Bostwick was on Bostwick Avenue.

Contributed by Roger Katz

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Jim Vecchio
Jim Vecchio on April 20, 2006 at 4:59 am

As I wrote in the “Colony” slot, PLEASE, does anyone have a picture of this theater in the context of its old setting? It appears this structure and everything that was around it has been razed.

barrygoodkin
barrygoodkin on August 1, 2009 at 4:30 pm

The Bostwick was a neighborhood theatre that opened around 1916. It closed June 4, 1953 and was demolished.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on August 1, 2009 at 5:16 pm

This is from the Bridgeport Post, dated 1/29/55:

Harold Tabackman has inaugurated a policy of showing German movies at his Bostwick theater on Thursdays and Fridays. The first will be presented this week.

PROGRAMS:
Feb. 3 – 4
Wiener Gemuet (Stadtpark)
Tolle Nacht
Feb. 10-11
Das Vierte Gebot
Der Verkaufte Grossvater
Feb. 17 – 18
Das Goldene Edelweiss
Die Kluge Marianne
Feb. 24 – 25
Altes Herz Wird Wieder Jung
Die Heimliche Graefin

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on August 2, 2009 at 5:15 am

So according to ken’s info apparently it closed after 1953.

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