New Colony Cinema
Old Colony Road,
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This single screen movie house was originally an artist colony studio. It was used to put on shows and display artwork in the early 1900’s in the small summer town of Old Lyme, CT.
During the silent film era movies were played on a large screen while an orchestra played live music in a small pit in front of the stage. It was once owned by the former Gov. of CT Ella T. Grasso and her husband in the 1960’s.
In the 1970’s and early-1980’s it was run by Richard Orfitelli primarily as a summer movie house showing mostly horror films to the teen children of renters who flocked to the shore every summer. The New Colony Cinema closed on September 9, 1985. It was demolished in 1989.
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