Photos favorited by Gerald A. DeLuca

  • <p>July 17, 1949.</p>
  • <p>October 10, 1948</p>
  • <p>The Crown Theatre was the white building behind the trolley.</p>
  • <p>2/08/66 fire photo credit HenryK UPI Nes Service.</p>
  • <p>View down Broadway towards Times Square (1938)</p>
  • <p>May 1, 1963.</p>
  • <p>February 17, 1950.</p>
  • <p>When FDR came to Town</p>
  • <p>December 12, 1963.This was a revival of the Christmas-appropriate film originally shown in the U.S. as “Never Take No for an Answer.” A British-Italian co-production. It had already played in Providence about a decade earlier.</p>
  • <p>Welcome to the Wareham… candy counter is just beyond the ticket taker. Circa December of 1947.</p>
  • <p>1941</p>
  • <p>December 1953, “Kiss Me Kate” in 3-D.</p>
  • <p>July 10, 1957. Opening day ad for the drive-in.</p>
  • <p>The Nickel (Strand/Olympia) on the left was across from
              Lynch’s Theatre (later Rialto) on the right.</p>
  • <p>Lynch’s Theatre (later Rialto) on the right was across from the Nickel (Strand/Olympia) on the left.</p>
  • <p>Poster for the Star Theatre. “Mamma Luntana” or “Mamma Lontana” was a 1923 Italian silent film. Photo courtesy Brian Edmund Guiot.</p>
  • <p>The proscenium of the Majestic Theatre appears on the cover of Roger Brett’s book “Temples of Illusion,” a history of the downtown Providence movie theatres.</p>
  • <p>In 1963.</p>
  • <p>Mid 1950s.</p>
  • <p>1930s flyer. After “Should a Doctor Tell?” (1930) with “Tomorrow at Seven( 1933) will come Dreyer’s "The Passion of Joan of Arc” (1928).</p>