Philadelphia, PA: Stanley Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: Pennsylvania
City: Philadelphia
Location: 1902-1910 Market Street

Theatre and cinema, built 1921 by Hoffman-Hennon architects. Opened 28 Jan 1921 with the film "Forbidden Fruit". Named in honour of Stanley Mastbaum (the already existing "Stanley Theatre" at another site was renamed "Stanton Theatre", later "Milgram Theatre"). Originally 3000 seats, later 2916 seats, after 1959: 2300 seats. Closed 20 Jan 1970. Demolished 1973 in favour of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange building.

Links: CinemaTreasures, Wikidata

Philadelphia, PA: Stanley Theatre Front Text: "The Stanley Theatre, Philadelphia, Pa.", "View of the stage."
Reverse Text: "Stanley Theatre Philadelphia. 'Stands Pre-eminent Among Photoplay Theatres of the World'"
Publisher: Stanley Company of America; 115483
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Philadelphia to Ithaca NY, 1923

Philadelphia, PA: Stanley Theatre Front Text: "Interior of the Stanley Theatre, Philadelphia, Pa."
Handwritten Front Text: "Ein neues grosses Theater in Phila. fuer Cinema. Bilder"
Publisher: Tichnor Quality Views; 121899
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

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