Earl Carroll Theatre

753 7th Avenue,
New York, NY 10019

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Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on January 6, 2018 at 12:07 pm

The 39th Street Casino showed some movies in 1918, 1920, and 1921.

rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on January 6, 2018 at 11:30 am

“Ziggy” was able to rename the theater the “Casino” in 1932 because the original Casino Theatre down on the east side of Broadway at 39th Street (opened in the 1880s with a Moorish motif) was demolished in 1930. That theater was originally an “upstairs house”, had a summer roof garden and hosted many musical shows. I don’t think that movies were ever shown there.

Comfortably Cool
Comfortably Cool on January 6, 2018 at 7:05 am

The Woolworth’s had two entrances, one on Seventh Avenue, and the other on West 50th Street, directly across from the Roxy (until the latter’s demolition).

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on January 6, 2018 at 6:21 am

It showed movies in 1928, 1929, 1930 and again in 1934 as the Casino.

Mike (saps)
Mike (saps) on January 6, 2018 at 5:56 am

Glad to see a new listing here, but…

It seemed to show movies for only a short time in late 1929.

And the famed impresario’s name was Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.