3609 Forbes Avenue,
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This was a theatre in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh. It was about three blocks from the University of Pittsburgh and about four from Forbes Field. The Strand Theatre was opened by 1926.
The only film I can recall seeing there as a child was “Li'le Abner”, and even then, Stella Stevens made an impression on me! :) The Strand Theatre was closed July 4, 1978 with “The Great Smokey Roadblock” and “Dixie Dynamite”
There was also a theatre in downtown Mt. Oliver which used to show triple bills of science fiction films (one was “Reptilicus”). All I recall of it was that the building was made of brick and took up an entire block.
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