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    • Playhouse, interior view, 1926.

    • Playhouse, interior view, 1926.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Theaters; Stages (Platforms); Auditoriums;

    • Interior view of the Playhouse theater on its original site, showing the auditorium seats and curtain. Originally built as a chapel for the Louisville Industrial House of Reform, the Playhouse was purchased by the University of Louisville, circa...
    • Rialto Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1921.

    • Rialto Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1921.

    • Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.); Theaters; Cultural facilities; Street railroad tracks; Cobblestone streets; Buildings; Motion picture theaters

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky. A cobblestone road with trolley tracks runs in front of the Rialto Theatre. The entryway to the theater includes an inset, multi-story area with a ticket booth and decorative tile flooring. The...
    • Majestic Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1922.

    • Majestic Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1922.

    • Majestic Theatre (Louisville, Ky.); Theaters; Buildings; Electric lighting; Cultural facilities

    • Address: 618 S. Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky. The Majestic Theatre is shown lit up at night. The marquee advertises "Mysterious Rider" above the multi-story entry. Above the ticket booth is a lit sign reading, "Popular prices...
    • Loew's Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1931.

    • Loew's Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1931.

    • City & town life; Motion picture theaters; Cultural facilities; Stores & shops; Automobiles; People; Buildings

    • Address: 625 S. Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky. This street scene shows crowds of people lining the sidewalks to get into Loew's and United Artists Theatre. The features are Ronald Coleman in Unholy Garden and a Charlie Chase comedy. Other...
    • Ideal Theatre lobby, Louisville, Kentucky, 1938.

    • Ideal Theatre lobby, Louisville, Kentucky, 1938.

    • Motion picture theaters; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Interiors; Motion picture posters

    • Address: 2313 W. Market Street, Louisville, Kentucky. Two posters grace the wall of the Ideal Theatre lobby. One advertises "Second Honeymoon" with Tyrone Power and Loretta Young. The other advertises the movie "Sally, Irene and...
    • Rialto Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, lobby, 1936.

    • Rialto Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, lobby, 1936.

    • Theaters; Motion picture theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.); Motion picture posters

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky. (Demolished, 1969). The entryway of the Rialto Theatre is shown. The flooring is either tile or parquet and has a runner protecting the main traffic area. To the right are ticket windows and just...
    • Rialto Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Rialto Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Stairway to lobby at the Rialto Theatre. The theater was on Fourth Street between Broadway and Chestnut, Louisville, Kentucky. Side view of carpeted stone staircase and railing above. At the lower pillars of the staircase is a potted plant on a...
    • Rialto Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Rialto Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Lobby on second floor of the Rialto Theatre. The theater was on Fourth Street between Broadway and Chestnut, Louisville, Kentucky. Diagonal view of long room with three chandeliers; carved ceiling; left wall with four arched doorways between flat...
    • Rialto Theatre, construction.

    • Rialto Theatre, construction.

    • Buildings; Building construction; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969.) This scene from the construction of the Rialto Theatre shows workmen standing on beams and four men in suits. We are fairly certain that the two men in the middle are Alfred Joseph (left) and his...
    • Rialto Theatre interior.

    • Rialto Theatre interior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969). This is the grand staircase to the promenade of the Rialto Theatre. The staircase appears to be made of marble with tile flooring. Modeled on the Capitol Theater in New York City, only the best of...
    • Rialto Theatre construction, October 13, 1920.

    • Rialto Theatre construction, October 13, 1920.

    • Buildings; Building construction; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969.) This photograph captures the building of the Rialto Theatre. You can see the rounded edge of the stage as well as the tiered seating. Numerous workmen are shown, but the picture is centered on two...
    • Rialto Theatre stage.

    • Rialto Theatre stage.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969). This view of the Rialto Theatre stage was probably taken from the balcony and shows an elegant stage, with orchestra pit and music stands. The stage is framed by an ornately tiled arch and the walls...
    • Rialto Theatre interior.

    • Rialto Theatre interior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969). This view of the Rialto Theatre stage was probably taken from the balcony and shows an elegant stage, with orchestra pit. The stage is framed by an ornately tiled arch and two box seats....
    • East Broadway Theatre, lobby.

    • East Broadway Theatre, lobby.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; East Broadway Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 816 E. Broadway. This interior shot of the East Broadway Theatre lobby shows a wall mural of a countryside, tiled walls and floors and a metal-grilled ticket counter. The sign over the ticket window reads, "Prices / Boxes 15¢ /...
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