928 Halsey Street,
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This 2,100-seat theatre, which originally presented both vaudeville and silent movies, was located on Halsey Street between Saratoga Avenue and Broadway in Brooklyn’s Bedford Stuyvesant section and was built in 1912.
It is most notable for being the place where the legendary Jackie Gleason won an amateur contest and got his first job, as an emcee, at the young age of 15, in 1931.
The theatre was closed in 1943 and went over to manufacturing use. It was demolished around 1967.
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