|1940 Tax Photo|
207 Myrtle Avenue,
March 26, 1927:
“Midnight shows the first in theaters in this section as a regular thing are being played at the New United Theater, in Brooklyn, using colored attractions such as Shuffle Along, Seven Eleven and others.
“Walter Plimmer has been authorized to book the special late performances, which run from 12 o’clock to 2 in the morning, and in addition is furnishing the house with four acts (colored) every Tuesday night for what is called Plantation Night.”
March 31, 1928:
“According to manager Anthony Costa [New United Theatre], four nights of vaudeville are booked from three different sources.
Walter Plimmer books the United on Saturday, Charles Rich supplies acts Friday and Sunday, and on Wednesday Costa himself books in Italian entertainment from various centers of supply.”
One of thirteen
Brooklyn movie houses in Motion Picture Herald ‘s list of “388 Negro
Theatres”, July 15, 1939:
“Motion picture theatres operated exclusively for negros.”