Photos favorited by Gerald A. DeLuca

  • <p>1937 shot of the Webster Theatre</p>
  • <p>November 28, 1944 in the Havre Daily News.</p>
  • <p>United, Westerly, RI from their website.</p>
  • <p>From an ad in the Hartford Courant June 4, 1944 which touts the air-conditioning in this theatre and the Rivoli.</p>
  • <p>Opening night crowd, November 19, 1937. Photo in Courant November 28.</p>
  • <p>My husband’s aunt, Augusta Ciolli (also known as Aunt Catherine in “Marty” ) was a vaudeville performer with her sister. Their maiden name was Smiraglia.
              This is a copy of the poster we have from when they performed at the Capital Theatre.</p>
  • <p>August 30, 1926 photo in the Hartford Courant, upon the theatre’s opening.</p>
  • <p>The old  Empire bows out, appositely on 5th November 1960, with the excellent programme: ‘The League of Gentlemen’ supported by ‘And Women Shall Weep’………..</p>
  • <p>“End Credits” photo credit Shawn Triplett.</p>
            
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  • <p>This now-lost film by Max Ophüls. “On a volé un homme” played here for one day in 1936, one of the few places in the US it was shown at all.</p>
  • <p>September 28, 1936. A long-lost film by Max Ophüls.</p>
  • <p>January 3, 1935 in The Guardian. The Curzon ran a now apparently lost film by Max Ophüls.</p>
  • <p>Now being screened here in December 2021.</p>
  • <p>1945</p>
  • <p>November 9, 2021 in the Boston Globe.</p>
  • <p>Top prize winner at Cannes, this was shown here in 1967. An Italian film masterpiece in the “commedia all'italiana” satirical vein. Directed by the great Pietro Germi.  During this period of the 1960s and later the Elmwood showed occasional foreign films in their original language versions with subtitles.</p>
  • <p>Photo of the lobby in the Hartford Courant.</p>
  • <p>Spotlighted in Fox Films trade ad (1933)</p>
  • <p>In 1941.</p>
  • <p>1956 Photo taken by Fred Lyon</p>
  • <p>Opening attraction in both Cinema 1 & 2. Boxoffice photo, October 22, 1962.</p>
  • <p>Johnston Theatre behind men marching, late 1950s or so.</p>
  • <p>Boxoffice Magazine, March 17, 1958.</p>
  • <p>Boxoffice Magazine, March 17, 1958.</p>
  • <p>Not a post of major import by any means, but this WAS the local cinema of my childhood. Boxoffice, January 1, 1962.</p>
  • <p>September 11, 1961. Trade ad in Boxoffice for two versions of “Two Women” with Sophia Loren.</p>
  • <p>Thanksgiving 1950 photo courtesy of Norman Mcintosh‎.</p>
  • <p>February 1, 1960 in Boxoffice. Unfortunately the theatre would be razed about two years later with the construction of the Massachusetts Turnpike stretch into the city. A newer Capri would replace the Strand on Huntington Avenue.</p>
  • <p>Boxoffice, April 28, 1958. Sack theatres: Saxon, Capri, Gary, Beacon Hill. Story in that issue.</p>