Roberts Hall

Lakeville, CT 06039

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Roberts Hall

This silent-era film house existed in the 1910’s and 1920’s and while it pre-dated the Best Theatre in this city, they competed with each other for about a decade before the sound era arrived. Roberts Hall ceased operations before the Best Theatre did.

Contributed by Gerald A. DeLuca

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Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on March 1, 2021 at 1:57 pm

Article in the Lakeville Journal of February 18, 1960 on the origins of and rivalry between the two Lakeville theatres: Roberts Hall and Best (later called Stuart). “2 MACHINES, CONTINUOUS PROJECTION.” http://scoville.advantage-preservation.com/viewer/?k=%22roberts%20hall%22&i=f&d=01011871-12312019&m=between&ord=k1&fn=lakeville_journal_usa_connecticut_lakeville_19600218_english_4&df=71&dt=80

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