Lyceum Theatre

826 Broadway,
Bayonne, NJ 07002

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Previously operated by: Rosenblatt-Welt Theaters

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Lyceum Theatre

The Lyceum Theatre was opened by 1914. This theatre closed in November 1981 with Faye Dunaway in “Mommie Dearest”. The theatre has been demolished and the site is now occupied by a Quick Chek food store. This was the last of Bayonne’s movie theatres.

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teecee on March 2, 2006 at 2:34 am

Listed in the 1970 Film Daily Yearbook as part of Triangle Theatre Service Inc.

teecee on March 10, 2006 at 5:52 pm

1959 ad (top center) courtesy of Bill Huelbig:
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kencmcintyre on September 6, 2007 at 8:39 pm

In 1963, the operator was Rosenblatt-Welt Theaters out of NYC. B. Rosenblatt was president and L. Rosenblatt was secretary/treasurer. Other Rosenblatt theaters at the time were the Hights in Hightstown, NJ and the Empire in Staten Island.

Bobbysox on September 30, 2015 at 5:07 am

The Lyceum actually closed in November 1981. Last movie to be shown was Mommie Dearest.

rivest266 on February 22, 2023 at 7:42 am

Held an reopening on January 8th, 1963. ad posted.

Ossraa on March 18, 2023 at 10:30 am

Advertised back in 1915, Evening Review, January 26.

Ed_Francis on May 28, 2023 at 12:48 am

The Lyceum showed family featured movies until it’s closing in the early 1980’s. The theater was closed, there was talk of saving it, but ultimately, it was demolished in favor of a Quick Check convenience store.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on May 28, 2023 at 3:54 pm

The Lyceum Theatre, Broadway and 38th Street, is one of the 14 movie houses listed at Bayonne in the 1914-1915 American Motion Picture Directory.

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