Monday, June 1, 2015

Beverly Theater 111 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

Now editing and updating Church Avenue, beginning with the Beverly.

 Motion Picture News, September 11, 1920:

"Realizing the possibilities of a high class motion picture theatre in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, Mr. Theodore Schneider and Mr. J.J. Framers formed the Beverly Amusement Corporation and the Beverly theatre at Church and Gravesend avenue *, pictured in the accompanying photographs is the result of their efforts." 

 *In 1933 Gravesend Avenue became McDonald Avenue

Cezar Del Valle is the author of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, a three volume history of borough theatres. The first two volumes chosen "2010 Outstanding Book of the year' by the Theatre Historical Society. Final volume published in September 2014.

He is available for theatre talks and walks in 2015-2016: historical societies, libraries, senior centers, etc.

Now selling vintage on Etsy.

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