Monday, October 10, 2016

Loew's Stillman

September 29 marked the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Stillman Theatre, at 1111 Euclid Avenue in Downtown Cleveland. The following August, Marcus Loew would buy the theatre, which would operate as a Loew house until its closing on July 28, 1963.
From Exhibitor's Herald, June 18, 1921.
From Motion Picture News, March 18, 1916.
From Motion Picture News, September 30, 1916.
 From The Cleveland Plain Dealer, October 1, 1916.
From The Cleveland Plain Dealer, October 1, 1916.
 From The Cleveland Plain Dealer, October 1, 1916.
From The Cleveland Plain Dealer, October 1, 1916.
Orchestra Floor Plan, from Architectural Record, November 1918.
Mezzanine Floor Plan, from Architectural Record, November 1918.
Balcony Floor Plan, from Architectural Record, November 1918.
 Entrance foyer, from Architectural Record, November 1918.
Ladies reception Room, from Architectural Record, November 1918.
Rear of the auditorium, Mezzanine promenade, from Architectural Record, November 1918.  
Stairs to Mezzanine, from Architectural Record, November 1918.
Mezzanine, from Architectural Record, November 1918.
Mezzanine, from Architectural Record, November 1918.
Auditorium side wall, from Architectural Record, November 1918.
Looking towards the stage, from Motography, June 30, 1917.
Marcus Loew buys the Stillman, from Motography, September 15, 1917.
Fashion Show, from Motion Picture News, May 22, 1920.
Deception ballyhoo, from Motion Picture News, June 11, 1921.
$2 top admish, from Motion Picture News, September 10, 1921.
Old Homestead front, from Motion Picture News, January 27, 1923.
The Bat front, from Motion Picture News, April 24, 1926.
Usherettes in costume, from Motion Picture News, February 11, 1927.
Slide Kelley, Slide ballyhoo, from Motion Picture News, May 6, 1927.
Ben Hur display, from Motion Picture News, December 2, 1927.
Talkers hit the Stillman, from The Plain Dealer, February 16, 1928.
From Motion Picture News, September 22, 1928.
White Shadows ballyhoo, from Exhibitor's Herald, January 5, 1929.
Loew's Stillman on the cover of Motion Picture News, March 23, 1929.
Broadway Melody ballyhoo from Motion Picture News, April 27, 1929.
 Theft, from Motion Picture News, June 1, 1929.
Welcome Danger front, from Motion Picture News, January 25, 1930.
Loew's Stillman becomes a grind house, from Variety, October 27, 1931.
Manager Jack Lykes, from Motion Picture Herald, December 19, 1936.
 GWTW ran a dozen weeks at advanced prices, from The Plain Dealer, February 2, 1940.
From Box Office, March 2, 1940.
Clown ballyhoo, from Box Office, February 7, 1953.
 From Box Office, June 4, 1962.
From Box Office, December 10, 1962.
Loew's Stillman to close, from The Plain Dealer, July 13, 1963.
Closing ad, from The Plain Dealer, July 28, 1963.
Undated photo from Cinema Treasures.

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