Vintage Theater Programs and Advertising - Sound Era


Check out the films (including short comedies, newsreels, and cartoons) that were showing at particular theaters during the early sound film era.  Notice that the big fancy theaters had big, fancy programs.  Some theaters had live stage shows before or during the presentation.

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Ireland

 Capitol Theatre, Dublin, Ireland, July 20, 1931

United Kingdom

Capitol Theatre, Cardiff, Wales, Octiber 19, 1931

Stoll Picture Theatre Kingsway (London Opera House), London, England - February 15, 1937

United States of America

American Theatre, Canton, New York, May 27, 1934

American Theatre, Canton, New York, June 17, 1934

American Theatre, Canton, New York, August 26, 1934

American Theatre, Canton, New York, September 9, 1934

Bridgman Theatre, Bridgman, Michigan, May 18, 1937

 

Broadway Theatre, Dillon, South Carolina, September 3, 1932

Capitol Theater, Arlington, Massachusetts, November 11, 1935

 

Capitol Theater, Arlington, Massachusetts, January 6, 1936

 

Capitol Theater, Arlington, Massachusetts, March 16, 1936

 

Carthay Circle Theatre, Los Angeles, California, September 24, 1928
Premiere of Mother Knows Best

Carthay Circle Theatre, Los Angeles, California, April 10 Premiere of Street Angel and May 4, 1928

Colonial Theatre, Southington, Connecticut, January 30, 1938

Empress Theatre, Rochester, New York, April 26, 1932

Falls Theatre, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, October 29, 1939

 

Fox Theatre, Mount Holly, New Jersey, March 10, 1930

 Fox Theatre, Riverside, New Jersey, October 28, 1929

Fox Theatre, Riverside, New Jersey, April 21, 1930

Globe Theatre, Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1930

Highway Theater, Chicago, Illinois, May 17, 1936

Ideal Theatre, Montrose, Pennsylvania, April 20, 1931

Kinema Theatre, Los Angeles, California, January 28, 1934

Lincoln and Grand Theatres, Robinson, Illinois, July 14, 1946

 

Loew's Kings Theater, Brooklyn, New York, May 17, 1935

Loew's Melba and Metropolitan Theatres, Brooklyn, New York, December 28, 1929

Loew's State Theatre, Los Angeles, California, September 14, 1935

Loew's Warwick Theatre, Brooklyn, New York, May 8, 1936

Loew's Warwick Theatre, Brooklyn, New York, May 15, 1936

Loew's Warwick Theatre, Brooklyn, New York, May 29, 1936

Loew's Warwick Theatre, Brooklyn, New York, June 5, 1936

Loew's Warwick Theatre, Brooklyn, New York, June 26, 1936

Loew's Willard Theater, Woodhaven, New York, May 22, 1936

Lyric Theatre, Rochester, New York, February 9, 1930

Lyric Theatre, Rochester, New York, October 19, 1930

Lyric Theatre, Rochester, New York, May 31, 1931

Lyric Theatre, Rochester, New York, November 8, 1931

Lyric Theatre, Rochester, New York, April 17, 1932

Melba Theatre, unknown city, March 18, 1938

New Plaza Theatre, Milford, Delaware, December 1, 1929

Oneonta and Palace Theatres, Oneonta, New York, March 6, 1947

Palace Theatre and Brady Theatre, Brady, Texas, January 1, 1954

Pantages Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA, April 1, 1929

Rex Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA, September 11, 1938

 

Rialto Theatre, Potsdam, New York, USA, February 21, 1932

Rialto Theatre, Potsdam, New York, USA, February 28, 1932

Roxy Theatre, New York City, New York, USA, July 11, 1930

State Theatre, Cortland, New York, April 17, 1932

State Theatre and Temple Theatre, Cortland, New York, July 31, 1932

State Theatre, Deposit, New York, December 17, 1939

 State Theatre, Deposit, New York, October 25, 1942

State Theatre, Deposit, New York, May 16, 1943

Stone Theatre, Brooklyn, New York, July 28, 1934

Strand Theater, Hamden, Connecticut, August 30, 1936

Strand Theatre, Lambertville, New Jersey, August 17th, 1934

Strand Theatre, Lambertville, New Jersey, May 10th, 1935

Strand Theatre, New York, New York, USA, October 14, 1938

Strand Theatre, New York, New York, USA, October 20, 1939

Strand Theatre, White Plains, New York, USA, June 7, 1936

Strand Theatre, White Plains, New York, USA, January 3, 1937

Strand Theatre, White Plains, New York, USA, February 28, 1937


Strand Theatre, White Plains, New York, USA, May 9, 1937


Strand Theatre, White Plains, New York, USA, May 23, 1937

Strand Theatre, White Plains, New York, USA, July 4, 1937

Sunrise Drive-In Theatre, Valley Stream, New York, September 28, 1938

 

Union Theater, Union, New Jersey, USA, October 18, 1936

Uptown Theatre, New York, New York, USA, March 26, 1932

Wood and Rialto Theatres, Woodbury, New Jersey, August 6, 1945

Wood and Rialto Theatres, Woodbury, New Jersey, August 20, 1945

Wood and Rialto Theatres, Woodbury, New Jersey, September 10, 1945

Wood and Rialto Theatres, Woodbury, New Jersey, October 15, 1945

Wood and Rialto Theatres, Woodbury, New Jersey, November 26, 1945

Wood and Rialto Theatres, Woodbury, New Jersey, March 11, 1946

Wood and Rialto Theatres, Woodbury, New Jersey, June 3, 1946



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