Greenport Theatre

211 E. Front Street,
Greenport, NY 11944

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An older movie theatre was originally on this site, which was destroyed by a hurricane in September 1938. The Greenport Theatre was opened May 11, 1939 with Don Ameche in “The Story of Alexander Graham Bell”.

Currently the theatre has four screens, and is located in the heart of town at Front Street and 3rd Street.

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cxdejesus on December 11, 2012 at 2:49 pm

This Post card is of the present Greenpor Movie Theater. Prior to this building there was another Movie Theater on this location. I believe it was called Glynns Theater. That was destroyed by the 1938 Hurricane. The Opera House was located at the corner of Bay Avenue and Main Street. and was not destroyed by the 1938 Hurrinace.

rcdt55b on September 18, 2014 at 7:39 pm

Greenport ran their last 35MM film on Labor Day weekend. Starting in the spring, they will be fully digital.

robboehm on March 26, 2015 at 5:10 pm

Uploaded photo of the fa├žade prior to becoming a multiplex.

robboehm on March 31, 2015 at 7:01 am

Photos uploaded as the theater appears today.

robboehm on June 24, 2015 at 11:30 am

Theater reopened for it’s brief summer season on June 19th. Of the four auditoriums, Number 1 is NOT handicapped accessible.

robboehm on October 27, 2016 at 7:01 am

They hung in past Labor Day this year. Warm weather.

Texas2step on November 13, 2017 at 5:13 pm

This one opened on May 11, 1939. The feature film was “The Story of Alexander Graham Bell”.

robboehm on October 9, 2019 at 7:23 pm

Closed for the season Labor Day but opened two days in October for some sort of TV festival. I don’t know how this place survives on a season of less than 10 weeks.

rcdt55b on October 9, 2019 at 9:13 pm

The theater makes little if any. He loves the old theater. He collects theater memorabilia and has it displyed throughout.

robboehm on October 10, 2019 at 6:50 am

When I used to summer on Shelter Island I would ferry over and go to the movies when it was it’s original self. Since I moved to Manorville I don’t “do” Shelter Island and although I get to Greenport several times a year I have not been in the theater since it was modified.

I which he’d retained the old signage, however.

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