Laurel Theatre

West Park Avenue & Laurelton Boulevard,
Long Beach, NY 11561

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1957 photo courtesy of Robert's World Facebook page.

This Long Beach theatre was opened in May 1932. It was last operated by the Interboro chain and closed sometime in the 1970’s.

Contributed by RobertR

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RobertR on June 10, 2005 at 4:41 pm

In May of 1969 the Laurel had the exclusive Nassau County showing of Catherine Deneuve in “Belle de Jour”. This was an unusual area to play an exclusive like this. Maybe this was a subsequent release.

RobertR on June 20, 2005 at 8:42 am

In the late 50’s this was a Rugoff house.

klp on December 21, 2006 at 4:28 am

In the early seventies my father and uncle bought this theater and the Lido. I worked there and you can find my entry under the Lido’s comments. The Laurel Theater got a mention in Billy Crystal’s show on Broadway. He had his high school graduation there as well as many a date.

Paul Noble
Paul Noble on March 14, 2007 at 11:36 am

Sorry, Warren, “Fear Strikes Out” was a black-and-white VistaVision movie, filmed in 1.85/1 aspect ratio.

robboehm on March 26, 2015 at 5:01 pm

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