Fine Arts Theatre

1735 Constantinople Street,
New Orleans, LA 70115

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Fine Arts Theatre, New Orleans, LA

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The Fine Arts Theatre opened in the early-1920’s. Seating was listed at 785. This theatre was operated by Sobel-Richards Ent., Saenger Amusements and United Theatres over its lifetime. The theatre was located on Constantinople Street at Baronne Street.

The Fine Arts Theatre closed in the early-1960’s and was converted to a Banquet Facility, still in operation today. Any further information on this theatre would be appreciated.

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ArthurHardy
ArthurHardy on June 11, 2010 at 9:30 am

Announcing a book about New Orleans Movie Theaters

THEREâ€\S ONE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
The History of the Neighborhood Theaters in New Orleans
is being written by 89-year-old Rene Brunet, the dean of the motion picture industry in Louisiana, and New Orleans historian and preservationist Jack Stewart. The 160-page,coffee table book will be released in November and is being published by Arthur Hardy Enterprises, Inc. Attention will be focused on 50 major neighborhood and downtown theaters, culled from a list of nearly 250 that have dotted the cityâ€\s landscape since the first “nickelodeon” opened in 1896 at 626 Canal Street. The book will be divided by neighborhoods and will open with a map and a narrative about each area. Each major theater will feature “then and now” photographs, historic information, and a short series of quotes from famous New Orleanians and from regular citizens who will share their recollections.
YOUR HELP IS NEEDED
We are trying to acquire memorabilia and additional photos of this theater for this publication. (deadline July 1.) You will be credited in the book and receive a free autographed copy if we publish the picture that you supply. Please contact Arthur Hardy at or call 504-913-1563 if you can help.

WTKFLHN
WTKFLHN on August 6, 2014 at 11:24 am

A lady I’m proud to call a friend, who worked in the theater business until a few years ago, got her start in the business at age 16, in the box office at the Fine Arts in 1941. She has work in New Orleans area theaters all her life. She retired from the box office at the AMC Clearview.

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