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Bronx Movie Theatres

Look for your neighborhood theatre photo below.




Revisit the fun times of yesteryear with this poster featuring actual photographs of more than 100 Bronx movie theatres.

Remember those magic Saturdays, when you would hurry to finish your Ralston or Wheateena? Your mother would pack your lunch and you'd be off for a whole day of a double feature, a newsreel, a chapter, a western and cartoons . . . all for the price of 15 cents. And when you got older, you spent a little more on a date at The Paradise, with a finale at Krum's or Jahn's.

All those great movies had posters and advertisements and credits. But nobody ever gave credit to the places that showed these films. Not until now.


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This big, bold, beautiful, 22-by-28-inch poster will remind you of those great places: The Crest in Highbridge, the Savoy in Belmont, the Kingsbridge Theatre, and the RKOs, like Fordham, Spooner, 167th Street, Burnside, Elsmere, Fairmount, National, Post Road, and others

Plus all those mouth-watering confections that were sold there, like Bonomos Turkish Taffy, Zagnut Bar, Jujubes, buttons and candy cigars.

This is a great gift and a must-own item because it keeps a treasured piece of history with you. This is a piece of history that you will never find in a book.

Loew's Paradise Theatre

This glittering example of a Depression-era Art Deco movie house was a favorite of us all.

Centrally featured in our Bronx Movie Theatres Poster, the Paradise is also the subject of our Paradise Theatre Video.

Click on links below for a look at the Paradise in its heyday, and a look at the restored theatre today.
balcony 1947
balcony 1947
box office 1947
façade 1947
lobby 1947
lobby now
mezzanine now
proscenium now
view from mezzanine now
statuary now

Click on names below to see photos of your favorite movie theatres.
Ace
Allerton
Art
Ascot
Avalon
Bedford
Boro
Boulevard
Bronx
Burke
Casino
Circle
Craft
Crest
Crotona
Dale
Decatur
Deluxe
Devon
Dover
Earl
Empire
Fenway
Fleetwood
Forum
Freeman
Globe
  

Haven
Interboro
Jackson
Kent
Kingsbridge
Lido
Loew’s 167th Street
Loew’s American
Loew’s Boulevard
Loew’s Burland
Loew’s Burnside
Loew’s Elsmere
Loew’s Fairmount
Loew’s Grand
Loew’s National
Loew’s Post Road
Loew's Spooner
Loew’s Victory
Luxor
McKinley Square
Melba
Metro
Mosholu
Ogden
Osceola
Oxford
Park Plaza
Parkway

   Pilgrim
President
Prospect
Radio
Raymond
Ritz
RKO Castle Hill
RKO Chester
RKO Concourse
RKO Fordham
RKO Franklin
RKO Marble Hill
RKO Pelham
RKO Royal
Savoy
Square
Star
Surray
Trans Lux
Tremont
Valentine
Vogue
Wakefield
Ward
Westchester
Windsor
Zenith

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Copyright 2011, Back In THE BRONX

 



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