Alamo Theatre

85 Main Street,
Bucksport, ME 04416

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on February 26, 2014 at 10:16 am

The renovation of the Alamo Theatre for Northeast Historic Film was designed by Boston architect Thomas Bakalars. Bakalars was a member of the Board of Directors of NHF. The Winter, 2001, issue of the organization’s newsletter, Moving Image Review, featured an article about the project (PDF here.) A digitized archive of the newsletters from Winter, 1988, through Winter, 2007, is also available here from the Internet Archive and Open Library.

The firm Thomas Bakalars Architects has designed numerous theaters, including at least two for Hoyts.

42ndStreetMemories
42ndStreetMemories on October 10, 2011 at 6:25 am

While driving through on vacation, we stopped at the Alamo and Executive Director David Weiss and his wonderful staff spent quite a bit of their time giving us a tour of the theater and the Northeast Historic Films archives. Please try to support their dedication and passion if you can. Jerry

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on July 5, 2010 at 12:02 pm

That vintage photo,if those were one sheets out front of the Alamo Theatre just think what they would worth today.

teecee
teecee on July 5, 2010 at 10:07 am

I passed by twice last week while on vacation and the museum was not open. Movies are still showing but they appear to be first run only.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on March 1, 2009 at 11:15 am

If you enter www.alamotheatre.org you get this site http://www.oldfilm.org/ which as karan pointed out in 2006 owns the theater.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on March 1, 2009 at 11:03 am

Is the address 85 Main or 379 Main? The theater website says 85. Additionally, the Bittersweet Gift Shop seen in the 6/4/08 photo is at 81 Main.

MPol
MPol on December 19, 2008 at 10:34 am

Love this nighttime photo, Lost Memory. Thanks for posting it.

karan
karan on February 6, 2006 at 9:48 am

Home page for Northeast Historic Film, the organization that owns the Alamo Theatre and runs a moving iamge archives there, www.oldfilm.org

Background on the Alamo Theatre
http://www.oldfilm.org/nhfWeb/visit/visitAlamo.cfm

karan

teecee
teecee on August 31, 2005 at 12:05 am

Interior & exterior photos at this link:
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William
William on November 21, 2003 at 7:10 am

The Alamo Theatre seated 350 people when it was a theatre in the 50’s.