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Lost Cinema - Wynne Theatre

- serlingrod - Thursday, May 14th, 2009 : goo

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This ghost still stands at 54th & Wynnefield Ave. Originally opened in 1928 during the golden age of cinema, the Wynne Theatre was an entertainment spot for residents until its closing in 1955 (later reincarnated as a catering hall and bingo hall until the 1970's). The original signage from the roaring 20's reminds neighbors of a forgotten era.

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Franny Wentzel: You Wynne some, you lose some...

harris m freedman: 16th Jun 2010 - 17:08 GMT

you can say those were the good old days..
the days of sexy Jewish girls shaking their

brad: 5th Feb 2012 - 14:40 GMT

there should be a book written, with photographs like this, from all over philadelphia. i've often thought of doing something like that. that would be cool, kind of like a trip back in time

Joe: 4th Jul 2012 - 12:35 GMT

When I was a kid growing up in Wynnefield,
we used to go to the Wynne theater on
Saturdays for the matinee, where the admission charge was
10 cents! I guess those days are gone

Harris M Freedman: 27th Jul 2012 - 02:09 GMT

Unfortunately they have taken down Wynne Sign
This is not fair, the only land mark left from
50's. What happend to my beautiful Wynnefield

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