Regent Theatre

385 Third Avenue,
New York, NY 10016

Unfavorite No one has favorited this theater yet

| Street View

The Regent Theatre showed motion pictures from 1914 when it was built by the Ansonia Amusement company. It was listed in the American Motion Picture Directory 1914-1915 as the Argus Theatre, which could have been its opening name.

The Regent Theatre operated until at least 1956, and perhaps later than that.

Contributed by Al Alvarez

Recent comments (view all 2 comments)

AlAlvarez
AlAlvarez on February 9, 2010 at 5:56 pm

In 1956 it was sold by the Playhouse Operating Company.

Greenpoint
Greenpoint on May 8, 2010 at 12:09 pm

The Regent theatre’s marquis can be seen in the opening credit picture montage in “Back to School”. The 1985 film starring Rodney Dangerfield. The following can be read… “MISS THIRD AVE BEAUTY CONTEST TODAY PLUS WESTERN”..the Third Avenue El can be seen as well in front of the theatre….

You must login before making a comment.

New Comment

Subscribe Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater?
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater