Postcards from New York Movie Houses

Mailers sent by movie houses long vanished from the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

This is what you missed at the:

Waldorf Theatre, postmarked October, 1939:


“Hit No. 3” is not  a live performance but a short subject lasting about 10 min

And at the Schuyler Theatre, postmarked August 29, 1941:




















Postcards are part of the Theatre Talks Collection, please ask permission to copy and/or use.
At least give credit to source. We know that some people will not honor this but it would be nice if they did.


Cezar Del Valle is the author of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, a three-volume history of borough theatres. The first two 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: historical societies, libraries, senior centers, etc.

Now selling “vintage” on Etsy.


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