New York, NY: Roxy Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: New York
City: New York
Location: Seventh Avenue / 50th Street

Cinema, built 1927 by W.W. Ahlschlager for Samuel L. "Roxy" Rothafel. Opened 11 March 1927. 1953 installation of Cinemascope. 6214 seats. Demolished in 1961 in favour of an office building.

[New York, NY: Roxy Theatre] Front Text: "Roxy Theatre - New York City"
Reverse Text: "Roxy Theatre - World's largest theatre; seats over 6,200; largest permanent symphony orchestra; colossal pipe organ; played by three organists; cathedral chime of 21 bells; permanent choral group; permanent ballet coprs and precision dancers, the Roxyettes; foyers and lobbies of unusual size and splendor; decorations of marvelous beauty. Magnificent stage shows. Finest talking pictures. News of the world in Fox Movietone. Refreshingly cooled in summer. Unique features of service, comfort and convenience. One of the famous show places of New York City and attended by visitors from all over the world."
Publisher: Lumitone Photo, New York
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[New York, NY: Roxy Theatre] Front Text: "Roxy Theatre and Manger Hotel, 50th St. and 7th Ave., New York", on sign: "Roxy"
Publisher: Manhattan Post Card Co., New York; Irving Underhill, New York
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[New York, NY: Roxy Theatre] Front Text: "The Roxy Theatre, New York City", on sign: "Roxy"
Publisher: Unusual Photographs Reproduction Company, New York; 260
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Sent: from New York NY to Hannover (Germany), 1950

[New York, NY: Roxy Theatre] Reverse Text: "Roxy Thatre, 7th Ave. and 50th St., N. Y. C. - One of the Great Theatres of the Universe - In the Grand Lounge, located directly off the luxurious Rotunda, is one of the three spacious in the Roxy. Newly refurbished, it is mirrored from ceiling to floor and is one of the highlights of your Roxy Theatre visit."
Publisher: Colourpicture Publication, Boston/New York; 17628
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from New York NY Long Beach CA, 1946

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