Sheldon Theater

1648 Sheepshead Bay Road,
Brooklyn, NY 11235

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The Sheldon Theater stood a block away from the Sheepshead Theater. It closed in 1950 and was later torn down.

Contributed by philipgoldberg

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philipgoldberg
philipgoldberg on February 25, 2004 at 2:05 pm

A one-story modern group of three stores now occupies the site.

stevegruberg
stevegruberg on August 28, 2004 at 1:30 pm

The Sheldon was a poor cousin to the Sheepshead, but it boasted the cheapest seats around. 8 cents for a kid to enter. 10cent popcorn. Saturday Matinees with lots of cartoons, serials, western shorts and a couple of films. Kinda like close to 5 hours for the cheapest price in town in the early 50’s

Lisanne
Lisanne on May 9, 2008 at 3:29 pm

According to Brian Merlis, et al, in “Brooklyn’s Gold Coast: the Sheepshead Bay Communities” the theater was known as the Shelton, was built in 1920, and possibly known at some period during the 20s as the Sommer.

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