Ritz Theatre

3231 Woodburn Avenue,
Cincinnati, OH 45207

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Ritz Theatre

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The Ritz Theatre was owned and operated by Theatre Owners Corp. It opened late-1927/early-1928, and was operating during the 1940’s and closed in the mid-1950’s. Seating was listed at 600. The building is now used as a church.

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paulc
paulc on November 22, 2012 at 3:40 am

Seen my first movie here in 1949.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on August 16, 2014 at 5:12 pm

If the Ritz Theatre was in the Pleasant Ridge section of Cincinnati, then it might have been this project noted in the July 22, 1927, issue of Motion Picture News:

“Cincinnati — Owners, Montgomery Amusement Co. Architect, Howard McClorey. Contracts awarded to Leo J. Brielmeier. Store and theatre bldg. Seating capacity, 750. Location, Montgomery Road and Woodmont St., Pleasant Ridge.”
“Woodmont” would be an easy mistake for Woodburn, and typical of the error-ridden, hastily-assembled trade journals of the period. Howard McClorey designed the Hyde Park Theatre, located about a mile east of the Ritz.

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