Interboro Theatre

3462 East Tremont Avenue,
Bronx, NY 10465

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on September 1, 2012 at 6:38 pm

When Street View was made (2007) this theater building was still standing. Satellite view (undated) shows the auditorium roof, too. Has it been demolished since then? Scavello’s Market is still listed at this address on multiple web sites.

DARCYDT
DARCYDT on October 23, 2011 at 9:55 pm

Remember seeing Galaxina, Time Bandits and Cheaper to Keep Her which starred Mac Davis (!!!)here.

william987
william987 on August 12, 2009 at 8:27 pm

During the 1950s, on Saturday, any of the kids, who got to the movie before 9AM, go in for 9 cents.
We stayed there most of the day, seeing 2 full movies, cartoons and serials such as Superman. Flattened popcorn boxes were flying toward the screen the whole time. Pop corn was a dime, candy bars and soda. The soda from the machine poured into a cup, which had to be watched carefully, because the cup tended to land slanted and half of the soda would be lost. The bathrooms were up a very narrow stairway. Sitting near the girls and teasing them was fun.

DARCYDT
DARCYDT on April 24, 2008 at 8:03 pm

This theater closed in 1996.

dave-bronx™
dave-bronx™ on March 14, 2005 at 2:01 pm

An exterior view of the Interboro can be seen here…
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Warren G. Harris
Warren G. Harris on August 17, 2004 at 1:47 pm

The theatre opened as the multiplexed United Artists Interboro Four on August 3rd, 1979. Publicity claimed that it was the first “new” theatre to open in the Bronx since the 1940s. The premiere attractions were “The Amityville Horror,” “Jaws” (reissue), “101 Dalmatians” (reissue), and a double feature of “Kentucky Fried Movie” & “The Groove Tube.”

dave-bronx™
dave-bronx™ on August 4, 2004 at 11:17 pm

The reason local residents called it “The Itch”:

“…The Interborough Theatre on Tremont Avenue in Throggs Neck was a notorious spot in the 1920s. Patrons of this movie house almost always came back scratching. The theatre was infested with lice, and the children of the area aptly called it "The Itch.” Luckily, this situation did not exist in most other movie houses…“
—"The Beautiful Bronx” by Lloyd Ultan

RobertR
RobertR on January 9, 2004 at 11:05 am

This was another UA blunder closing this theatre. The Whitestone Multi draws a totally different audience and this theatre could have survived showing upscale fare.

William
William on November 15, 2003 at 9:48 am

The Interboro Theatre seated 1369 people.