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Loew"s wonder theatres

Loew"s wonder theatres

Valencia, Queens, New York; Paradise, Bronx, New York; Kings, Brooklyn, New York; Jersey, Jersey City, New Jersey; 175th Street, New York, New York

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Published by Theatre Historical Society in Elmhurst, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Loew"s Valencia Theatre (New York, N.Y.),
  • Loew"s Paradise Theater (New York, N.Y.),
  • Loew"s Kings Theatre (New York, N.Y.),
  • Loew"s Jersey Theatre (Jersey City, N.J.),
  • Loew"s 175th Street Theatre (New York, N.Y.),
  • Motion picture theaters -- New York Region

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title

    Statement[introduction and profiles by Annon Adams ; additional material by Steve Levin ; editor, Steve Levin]
    SeriesTheatre Historical Society of America annual -- no. 29--2002, Annual (Theatre Historical Society (U.S.)) -- no. 29
    ContributionsAdams, Annon, Levin, Steven, Theatre Historical Society (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p. :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15363393M

      About Loew’s Theatre. The Loew’s Jersey is one of five “Wonder Theaters” built in the tristate area in the late s by the Loew’s Corporation, which had created and owned MGM Studios and was at the time one of the most important presenters of both live stage shows and movies. Loew's Kings Theatre - Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY - Rated based on 22 Reviews "The theatre is grand in design. Great job restoring it. The.

    All five Wonder Theaters made it out of limbo, although only the Loews Jersey, in Jersey City, regularly shows movies. The economics of film still cut against enormous rooms like these. Journal file photoThe historic Loew's Jersey Theatre on Journal Square in Jersey City will resound this weekend with the music of a fully restored Wonder Morton organ. After a painstaking.

    Last month, the Loew’s th Street Theatre – the last of New York’s five gilded age Wonder Theaters – received approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission, putting it one step closer to landmark designation after more than 45 years in limbo.   Loews returned an average of percent annually in the five years through March, compared with percent for the S&P If the comic book .


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03/06/ 02/22/ Inside Video Look at the 5 NYC Loews Wonder Theatres: Kings Theatre, Valencia, United Palace, Paradise, Jersey by Michelle Young. The Loew’s Jersey opened on Septemas the fourth of the five Loew’s Wonder Theaters, just two weeks after the Loew’s Paradise in the Bronx and the Loew’s Kings in Brooklyn.

All five would have opened earlier but in Octoberthe first talking picture, The Jazz Singer, was released and all the Wonder theaters under.

The majestic Loew’s Valencia Theatre opened on Saturday, Januas the first, largest, and most famous of the five flagship Loew’s “Wonder” Theatres established in Author: James And Karla Murray. We’re excited to announce a new behind the scenes tour of the United Palace Theatre in Washington Heights, the last of the five Loew’s Wonder Theatres in the.

Inside Video Look at the 5 NYC Loews Wonder Theatres: Kings Theatre, Valencia, United Palace, Paradise, Jersey [UTC] More From Curbed NY. We Unearthed the 40 Best Rent Deals in NYC Right Now.

Loews Cineplex Entertainment, also known as Loews Incorporated (originally Loew's), founded on J by Marcus Loew, was the oldest theater chain operating in North untilit was also the parent company of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (MGM). The company was originally called "Loew's", after the founder, Marcus Loew.

AMC reserves the right to exercise special pricing options for unique in-theatre experiences. Feature Presentations Start Minutes Following Published Showtimes. To find a film presented in 3D, look for the "Digital 3D" description. Some locations do not have Digital 3D available.

This theatre does not allow children under the age of 6 to attend R-rated movies after 6 p.m. For R-rated showtimes starting before 6 p.m., children under the age of 6 may only be admitted with a parent or legal guardian.

No Outside Food and Beverage Please refrain from bringing outside food and beverage items into the theatre. Go behind the scenes at the Loew's Jersey City, originally built as one of five Loew's Wonder Theatres and today a beautifully restored gem in Journal Square.

The Loew's King Theater in Flatbush is an example of the possibilities these theatre buildings hold. The Loew’s King Theater was renovated and transformed into an operating wonder theater once again.

Serving as a major concert venue, it is now the largest theater in Brooklyn, and the third largest in New York City. Thankfully, the theater is being painstakingly restored, with a reopening slated for There are three other Wonder Palaces in the area, including Loew's Valencia on Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica, Queens; Loew's Paradise Theater, on the Grand Concourse in the Bronx; and Loew's Jersey Theater, in.

The Kings and the Jersey are two of the five “Wonder Theaters” built in the New York area by the Loew’s Corporation in and The other three, currently managed by. Loew's Wonder Theatres, New York, New York.

11 likes 35 were here. The Loew's Wonder Theatres were movie palaces of the Loew's Theatres chain in and /5. The wonder theater concept was originally developed by the Balaban and Katz Theater Corporation of Chicago to bring large movie palaces to smaller urban neighborhoods.

Loew’s acquired three of Paramount’s planned wonder theaters (the Kings and Pitkin in Brooklyn and the Valencia in Queens) in a deal with the company in   It was one of five enormous and opulent “Wonder Theatres” opened by the Loew’s chain in the metropolitan area between andnamed after their Robert Morton Wonder Organs.

The closing fifth piece; performed at the reintroduction event for the newly restored 4/23 Wonder Morton Organ at The Loew's Jersey Theatre. I've decided to expand my post on the Kings Theatre into parts using some excerpts from my book, Kings Theatre; The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of Brooklyn's Wonder Theatre.

Find out more about the book here. This original post will remain, and the first part in the new series can be viewed here. Loew's Kings. COVID Resources.

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Led by a Loew's Jersey Theatre staff member, our unique experience at this opulent 3,+ seat theatre will include: A discussion around the history of the Loew’s Jersey and how the Friends of the Loews volunteer organization single-handedly saved the theater from demolition (and restored it with no funding) A visit to the theater’s stage.

GOING BACK TO MOVIE THEATERS Read More ‘Guest Artist,’ ‘The Room,’ Comic Book Movies and More Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing Loews Cineplex near you. ENTER CITY, STATE OR ZIP CODE GO. Fandango FANALERT® Sign up for a FANALERT® and be the first to know when tickets and other exclusives are available.

The building began as one of the original five Loews Wonder Theatres. These five single-screen venues would eventually grow into Loews Cineplex, the widely popular movie theaters .The fifth and last of the Loew’s “Wonder Theatres” to be built in New York, Loew’s th Street Theatre was thought to be the most elaborate of architect Thomas Lamb’s endeavors.

Originally seating 3, when it opened on Febru with Norma Shearer in “Their Own Desire” and a stage show “Pearls” from the Times Square.We are offering a copy of the Theatre Historical Society of America's Special publication, a pictorial history of the great Loew's Wonder Theatres, which were built in the 's.

These five theatres were the Loew's Kings in Brooklyn, the Loew's Paradise in the Bronx, the Loew's Jersey in Jersey City, the Loew's Valencia in Queens, and the Loew.