Win Theatre

314 Baldwin Street,
Waterbury, CT

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One of many long-gone Waterbury moviehouses.

Contributed by Roger Katz

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anexwaterburian
anexwaterburian on August 15, 2005 at 12:48 am

The Win Theater opened as the Cameo Theater in 1933, became The Win Theater in the 1950s, then The Spanish Theater, which became The Caribe Theater in 1964 and is now closed.

anexwaterburian
anexwaterburian on August 21, 2005 at 8:16 pm

The Win Theater was my “neighborhood theater” in the early 1950s. I remember walking or taking the bus to there almost every Saturday afternoon for the double feature Saturday matinee, as just about every kid who lived in the Washington Hill neighborhood in Waterbury did then. The theater owners had people pass out flyers outside nearby Washington and St Francis Xavier grammar schools on Friday afternoons with ads for the movies (usually westerns)that were playing. A serial and 3 or 4 cartoons were also shown. An entire afternoon of entertainment for 15 cents!

anexwaterburian
anexwaterburian on November 12, 2005 at 1:28 am

Photo of Cameo Theater in the 1930s: View link

anexwaterburian
anexwaterburian on August 20, 2006 at 11:22 pm

Win Theater 1955 ad in the Waterbury American:

shoeshoe14
shoeshoe14 on September 26, 2007 at 10:04 pm

Was first the Star Theater, built in 1913.

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