Chicago, IL: Gayety Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: Illinois
City: Chicago
Location: 9205 S Commercial Avenue

Opened 1908 as vaudeville theatre and cinema. Later used only as a cinema. 1937 rebuilding. From 1957 used for Spanish-language films and named "Teatro Gayety". Destroyed by fire in 1982, remains demolished.

Links: CinemaTreasures, Wikidata

Chicago, IL: Gayety Theatre Front Text: "92nd and Commercial Business District Chicago", sign: "Gayety", marquee: "5 Cartoons # Superman vs. Atoman" (probably referring to the 1950 film, "Atom Man vs. Superman")
Reverse Text: "92nd and Commercial Business Section. View looking North showing a very active shopping center on the far South Side of Chicago."
Publisher: Aero Distribution Co., Chicago; 250; Curteich C. T. Art-Colortone
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Chicago to Nantes (France), 1953

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