Reference Library Update – The Sunset Theatre

 

The Sunset Theatre

The Sunset Theatre, 4224 Glenway Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio Image from cinematreasures.org

 

This reference library update comes from the August 24, 1940 issue of The Motion Picture Herald. It features the brand new Sunset Theatre in Cincinnati, Ohio. Built in a working class neighborhood theatre, the 825 seat theatre opened on June 14, 1940. When it closed as a movie house, it became a Knights of Columbus Hall. Later converted into a bingo hall ending its days as a Chevrolet dealership. Demolished around 2005, today part of the site is occupied by the Carson School.

 

The Carson School

The Carson School on the site of the Sunset Theatre. Image from Google Street View.

 

Click on the cover of The Motion Picture Herald below to read the article.

 

The Motion Picture Herald

Motion Picture Herald – August 24, 1940

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