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The complimentary ticket in the photo section gives an address of 42 Georgia Ave. SW. Google will map that address to 42 Georgia Ave. SE. Perhaps there was a Georgia Ave. SW at one time. The 1951 film daily also gives an address of 42 Georgia Ave. SW. for the Empire theatre.
How could two theatres be in operation on November 19, 1931 with the same name of Melba theatre?
Yes, the “Japanese Cinema” was located in the auditorium of the Francis W. Parker School. The cinema was operated by Omar Masayuki Kaihatsu from 1966 until 1979.
Seating for the Gale Theatre was 422.
Attn: rivest266. The article appears to be about a Rio Theatre on 4th Street. There are three Rio Theatres in Odessa, Texas listed on Cinema Treasures. Here is a listing for a Rio Theatre on West 4th Street.
There was a Garnett Theatre located on South Broadway. It is listed on Cinema Treasures under that name.
I agree with Joe Vogel. I believe that this page is conflating two theatres. The 1926 film daily yearbook lists an 800 seat Empire theatre at 282 South Main Street in Rochester, NY. Either South Main Street was a typo or the street name was changed to West Main Street.
The introduction could be changed to “The Empire Theatre opened prior to 1926”, unless someone knows the opening date for this Empire theatre.
The earlier Empire theatre aka Washington Hall which was built in 1860, should have its own page. The photo above should be moved to the older Empire theatre once a page is added for it.
The 1932 edition of the Film Daily Yearbook lists a Broadway Theatre in Yonkers, New York with 600 seats.
A Model Theatre is listed in the 1932 Film Daily Yearbook for Yonkers, New York as closed with 280 seats.
The 1964 International Motion Picture Almanac shows the Big Sky Drive-In located in Carlsbad, NM with parking for 800 cars.
The film festival calendar can be viewed here
The Sands Drive-In theatre is not shown in the 1964 International Motion Picture Almanac, but it does appear in the 1969 version with parking for 300 cars.
The 1964 International Motion Picture Almanac shows a Tuscan Drive-In theatre for Elkhart, Kansas with parking for 300 cars. In the same edition is a Tuscan Drive-In theatre listed for Elkhart, Texas which I do not see a page for on Cinema Treasures.
Some additional information. The Weast Theatre was already in operation prior to 1911. Around that year, the theatre was sold, remodeled and opened as the Lyceum Theatre.
Tillicum drive-in is listed in the 1964 International Motion Picture Almanac. Parking spaces were 620 with 120 seats for walk-in customers.
Queen theatre is listed in the 1930 Film Daily Yearbook with 400 seats.
The 1928 edition of the film daily yearbook shows the Rialto theatre with an address of 20 S. Illinois Street.
The 1941 edition of the film daily yearbook shows the Tower theatre with seating for 800 and an address of 20 S. Illinois Street.
My best guess is this, either the Rialto theatre and the Tower theatre are one in the same or one theatre replaced the other at some point.
Neither the 1919 or the 1922 Indianapolis City directories show a Tower theatre. As you have noted, the Lincoln Square aka Rialto theatre was located at 20 South Illinois Street. It is very possible that Tower is a later name for the Rialto theatre.
Lincoln Square theatre was located at 20 South Illinois Street.
Also known as the Blake theatre. Address is 217 West Daugherty Street.
San Toy theatre was located at 511 North Front Street.
The 1937 Polk directory shows an address of 35 South Center Street for a Mandarin theatre in Stockton.
To be more precise, the opening date for the Lyric theatre was June 14, 1928.
This photo is courtesy of S. Jason Couch.
Fifth Avenue Opera House was located at 225 East Fifth Avenue. The building was demolished and the Arkansas City recreation center was built at this address.