Wildwood, NJ: Casino Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: New Jersey
City: Wildwood
Location: Cedar Avenue / Atlantic Avenues

Built 1939-1940 by William H. Lee as "Hunt's Casino Theatre" at the site of a former theatre of that name (destroyed by fire in 1939). Opened 11 Apr 1940. Converted in to a gaming arcade in the 1980s, later used as a laser tag arena. Demolished 1999.

Links: funchase.com, CinemaTreasures, Wikidata

Wildwood, NJ: Casino Theatre Front Text: sign: "Hunt's Casino", marquee: advertising Burt Reynolds in the 1978 film "The End"
Reverse Text: "Casino Theater, Wildwood, New Jersey. With its vivid blue ceramic tile and shiplike demeanor, the 1250-seat movie house was an appropriate part of this seaside resort. The Casino Theater opened in 1939, showing Shirley Temple in The Blue Bird, and continued showing movies until the early 1980s."
Publisher: from the postcard book "Palaces of Dreams" by John Margolies; Bulfinch Press; Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1993; ISBN 0-8212-2017-9
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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