Olympia Photoplays

N.p. N.p., circa 1925. Vintage double weight photograph of New Haven's Olympia Theatre, circa 1925 with "Vincent Studio" in print on lower right. The Olympia Theatre, located at 140-144 Temple Street in New Haven, Connecticut, opened on September 13, 1915, seated 2,373 and was equipped with a Wurlitzer theatre pipe organ. It changed its name when purchased by Paramount Studios to the Paramount Theatre circa 1930. The theatre was razed, as many of the grand silent area theatres have been following decades of declining ticket sales, circa 1970. The current retail/office building on the location is now known as the Olympia Building.

New Haven's Olympia Theatre, with a "photoplay" marquee for F. Harmon Weight's 1925 film "Drusilla with a Million," starring Marry Carr, Priscilla Bonner and Kenneth Harlan. Adjacent to the Olympia Theatre is Meyer's Candy Shop and the New Haven Shoe Repairing Co.

8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.


[Book #146480]

Price: $300.00