Arnett Theatre

25 Thurston Road,
Rochester, NY 14619

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Arnett Theatre

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The Arnett Theatre opened in June of 1928. This theatre is listed in the 1950 Film Daily Yearbook but not in the 1955 edition.

Contributed by Ridgewood Ken

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zekemoto
zekemoto on September 3, 2013 at 7:29 am

Did the Arnett become the Coronet Theater, it was on Thurston also? The Coronet is not listed here.

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on February 25, 2014 at 6:05 pm

From Bing and Google views this theatre appears to still be there in massive disrepair. The ceiling appears to be full of holes and half of the front facade has disappeared between the time of the Bing birds eye view and the Google street view.

Chris_Grattan
Chris_Grattan on September 11, 2014 at 1:41 pm

The Arnett was located about half a block south of Chili Avenue on the west side of Thurston. It was open at least until 1957. I spent a lot of Sunday afternoons there when I was in grade school. As far as I know it was independently owned. My mother babysat for the couple who ran it back in the 30s.

I drove by the other day. The building had been intact for many years, but is now in an advanced state of what looks like demolition. Not much left but the outer walls.

The Coronet was what had been the West End, a Schine theater farther down Thurston.

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