The Golden Age of Hollywood

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This group is dedicated to the great, and not so great, picture palaces that showed all the movies and their stars that we all love. It is a place to share stories of past experiences of going to the movies.

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Behold, Brooklyn's Magnificently Restored Kings Theatre

Started by Dave Miller. Last reply by Kenneth Walker Jun 15, 2016. 2 Replies

Two years ago to the day…Continue

11 Things We No Longer See in Movie Theaters

Started by Dave Miller Jan 2, 2016. 0 Replies

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A VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE OLD M-G-M BACK LOTS

Started by Dave Miller. Last reply by Philip C Binstead Dec 11, 2015. 1 Reply

I know this isn't a movie…Continue

The Egyptian Theatre

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Comment by Dave Miller on December 14, 2015 at 11:29am

The Dominion Theater, Southall, London in 1935

Comment by Dave Miller on December 11, 2015 at 5:34pm

(1927)* - Exterior view of the Grauman's Chinese Theater on Hollywood Boulevard.

Comment by Dave Miller on December 11, 2015 at 5:30pm

(1927)* - Night view shows theater lights and throngs of fans packing the streets for blocks around Grauman's Chinese Theater.

Comment by Kenneth Walker on November 15, 2015 at 3:55pm

At one time there were many theaters,some grand  ,others seedy in our city.  All offered many hours of entertainment at reasonable prices. Alas,most have gone the way of wrecking balls  and paved parking lots.At present only one remains, the United Artist offering revivals and live stage shows..Multiplexes  abound! So much for progress !

Comment by Philip C Binstead on November 15, 2015 at 1:17pm

The Kings Theatre is truly magnificent, I would imagine it's everyone's dream on GAOH to see a period movie here, Living in the UK I'll probably never see this building in person but I've no problem in admiring from afar.

Comment by Dave Miller on November 14, 2015 at 12:09pm

Behold, Brooklyn's Magnificently Restored Kings Theatre

Two years ago to the day that the city embarked on a $94 million restoration of the Loew's Kings Theatre in Flatbush, the institution reopened its doors and reclaimed its standing as Brooklyn's largest theater.

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Comment by Dave Miller on October 2, 2015 at 12:47pm

The Academy Theater in Inglewood, Ca. circa the mid 1930s

All aglow at night.

Comment by Dave Miller on September 24, 2015 at 9:11pm

Now this is how you promote a movie:

The Gaumont in 2010:

Comment by Philip C Binstead on August 28, 2015 at 4:26pm

This theatre has the max wow factor:)

Comment by Dave Miller on August 28, 2015 at 3:39pm

The Martin Woldson Theater - Spokane, Washington

 

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