Liberty Theatre

420 Saint Charles Avenue,
New Orleans, LA 70130

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CSWalczak
CSWalczak on May 19, 2008 at 9:07 pm

Actually, there’s another picture of the Liberty on the same site that you cited earlier;
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where, if one looks to the right, a set of framed exhibition photos for the film showing at the theater next door and what appears to be a neon letter ’S' on top of what is undoubtedly a marquee can be seen. Considering also the streetcar tracks in front of the theaters, I don’t think there’s any doubt about the location being St. Charles Street circa 1950.

CSWalczak
CSWalczak on May 19, 2008 at 8:07 pm

The Mike Rivest website lists only one Liberty Theater in New Orleans, locating it at 420 St. Charles and further indicates that the operator was RKO from 1950-55. “Tarzan and the Leopard Woman” was re-released by RKO in 1950 (originally released in 1946).

CinemaTour, though, puts this theater on Canal Street (no number indicated). The picture matches, but I doubt that it was on Canal.

teecee
teecee on February 9, 2005 at 10:40 pm

Library of Congress website has a photo and lists the location as Saint Charles Street.