Browse Items (10 total)

  • Subject contains "Motion picture theaters"

Date: ca. 1937 - 1939
Description: "During the 1930's, there were a number of movies for Wakefield residents to see, and two theaters from which to choose - the Wakefield Theatre at the corner of Main and West Water Streets, and the…[More]

Date: ca. 1947 - 1949
Description: "The 1915 Appleton Building (named for the builder H.A. Appleton of Boston) housed the Wakefield Theatre, W.T. Grant Co. department store, Cataldos Pharmacy and Thom McAn shoe store. W.T. Grant moved…[More]

Description: "For over 50 years, the Wakefield Theatre provided hours and hours of entertainment to Wakefield area residents and their family members, long before VCRs were ever imagined. Nestled in the Appleton…[More]

Date: ca. 1944
Description: "The Princess Theatre opened for business on Mechanic Street (later Princess Street) on October 5, 1912 under the ownership of Charles W. Hodgdon. The building was previously used for storage and once…[More]

Date: 1914
Description: "More than 150 people were turned away from the 8 p.m. showing of 'The Last Days of Pompeii' the 'longest and best-ever' film presented at the Princess Theatre. All but the first two rows of seats on…[More]

Date: [1930-1939?]
Description: Photo shows the Princess Theatre, which opened on Mechanic Street (later Princess Street) in 1912. The building was torn down in 1971.

Creator: Towle, Herbert C.
Date: 1954-1956
Description: Theater marquee reads "'How to be very very popular' and 'Moonfleet'. Now showing Cinemascope. Widescreen and Cinemascope."

Date: 1924
Description: "Owners Mr. [Edward] Turnbull and Mr. [Timothy] Rogers";"Present site of Fabric Town"

Description: "(Site of CVS store)"

Date: 1914
Description: Theater marquee reads "Next Thursday: Edgar Selwyn's Pierre of the Plains, 5 parts. Matinee 2:30. Evening 7 & 8:30. All seats 10 cents.";"Fruit and vegetable store next door in 1914. Owners in doorway…[More]