Comments from Gerald A. DeLuca

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Mayfair Theatre on Dec 11, 2023 at 10:25 am

Previous names were also Valley Falls Theatre,, Capitol Theatre according to news pieces between 1915 and 1931.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Pastime Theater on Dec 11, 2023 at 4:52 am

Robert Coogan played Sooky in the film.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Rialto Theatre on Dec 10, 2023 at 12:20 pm

THAT GANG OF MINE (Bowery Boys) and STAGECOACH WAR (Hopalong Cassidy) played on and around May 2, 1941.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Embassy 1,2,3 Theatre on Dec 10, 2023 at 12:05 pm

CIRCLE OF LOVE.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Park Theatre on Dec 10, 2023 at 11:51 am

Those were most likely pre-war Polish films, given the circumstances after 1939.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Rialto Theatre on Dec 10, 2023 at 11:38 am

Those two movies THE MAN I MARRIED and EARTHBOUND were playing here on (and around) March 19, 1941.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Rialto Theatre on Dec 10, 2023 at 11:21 am

A mainstream movie titled MAIN STREET GIRL shown in a Main Street theatre.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Pastime Theater on Dec 10, 2023 at 9:01 am

In the Bristol Phoenix.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Strand Theatre on Dec 9, 2023 at 8:23 am

For whatever it’s worth to anyone, what was playing at the Strand that day (11-28-55) was “The Desperate Hours” with Bogart and “Monster from the Ocean Floor.”

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Majestic Theatre on Dec 9, 2023 at 6:11 am

Theatre, left; hotel, right. Shops all around. It was a great building.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Laurier Theatre on Dec 8, 2023 at 4:52 pm

A subsequent flood in January 1955 led to the permanent closing of the theatre, followed by sale and demolition by the new owners who created a parking lot where a Walgreen’s pharmacy would later be built.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Laurier Theatre on Dec 8, 2023 at 4:41 pm

After the flooding of August 1955, the severely damaged Laurier ceased operation. By January 1958 the property was sold. The new owners had the building razed and turned into a parking lot. Right now that space is occupied by a Walgreen’s pharmacy.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Laurier Theatre on Dec 8, 2023 at 3:10 pm

French films were often shown in this mill-town of French-Canadian ancestry where the language was widely spoken.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Majestic Theatre on Dec 8, 2023 at 2:31 pm

The Majestic Building up the street would be demolished in 1999.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Hollywood Theatre on Dec 7, 2023 at 5:19 am

Screen visible durimg demolition.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Hollywood Theatre on Dec 7, 2023 at 5:18 am

During demolition in 2008, the former movie screen was visible once again.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Park Theatre on Dec 3, 2023 at 2:45 pm

Group of Italian films in festival form aimed at the local community. I wonder how it turned out.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Laurier Theatre on Dec 3, 2023 at 9:51 am

French version of Pabst’s DON QUIXOTE included.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Playing The Wiz on moveover on Dec 2, 2023 at 3:01 pm

In 1978.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Boro Drive-In on Dec 2, 2023 at 7:35 am

Silvana M├ángano was one of Italy’s film sex-symbols during this period and her movies played all over the place. Later she would even appear on an Italian postage stamp honoring “Bitter Rice” and neo-realism.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Plaza Picture House on Dec 2, 2023 at 7:31 am

“Westward the Women” was a 1951 film release.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Capri Theatre on Dec 1, 2023 at 3:45 pm

Showing BLACK ORPHEUS.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Strand Theatre on Dec 1, 2023 at 10:05 am

“I just remembered my brother Elmer "Buddy ” helping me get up the stairs through the side door that faced Main St.“ —a former patron’s recollection on Facebook.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Theatre almost complete on Dec 1, 2023 at 9:56 am

Photo of exterior found.

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Gerald A. DeLuca commented about Royal Theatre on Dec 1, 2023 at 9:54 am

Theatre was on the second floor.