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    • 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) . The classical façade of the Rialto made extensive use of white-glazed terra cotta tile from Cincinnati's Rookwood Pottery. This scene shows some of the machinery used in the construction as well...
    • Rialto Theatre second level promenade.

    • Rialto Theatre second level promenade.

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

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969). The second floor promenade of the Rialto Theatre included chandeliers, wall paper, frescoed ceilings, mirrors, chairs and loveseats, and table with mythological figures forming the pedestal....
    • 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 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....
    • 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, 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 scene shows the projection room of the Rialto Theatre. Handwritten on front: Rialto Theatre - Louisville KY. Stamped on front: American Motion Picture Co. Louisville, KY. Handwritten on back:...
    • 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, 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, exterior.

    • Majestic Theatre, exterior.

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

    • Address: 618 S. Fourth Street (Building no longer exists.) The Majestic opened as a vaudeville theater in 1908. Beyond that fact, however, its history is far less certain. The most commonly stated version is that the 1908 theater was torn down and...
    • Majestic Theatre, interior facing doors.

    • Majestic Theatre, interior facing doors.

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

    • Address: 618 S. Fourth Street (Building no longer exists.) This interior shot of the Majestic Theatre shows the seating divided into three sections with two long aisles. The ceiling and walls are elaborately decorated and potted plants are held up...
    • Majestic Theatre, interior facing stage.

    • Majestic Theatre, interior facing stage.

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

    • Address: 618 S. Fourth Street (Building no longer exists.) This interior shot of the Majestic Theatre shows the stage with a piano in front and a balcony on either side. There are three rows of chandeliers hanging from an ornately carved ceiling....
    • 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...
    • East Broadway Theatre, exterior.

    • East Broadway Theatre, exterior.

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

    • Address: 816 E. Broadway. This exterior shot of the East Broadway Theatre shows its twin balconies, lead-paned windows, inset clock, and advertisements for upcoming shows. Although plainer in style than the Royal Theater, Joseph & Joseph's...
    • 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¢ /...
    • East Broadway Theatre, projection room.

    • East Broadway Theatre, projection room.

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

    • Address: 816 E. Broadway. This interior shot of the East Broadway Theatre shows it with its projection screen showing. Also prominent are two balconies or box seats and an organ in front of the stage. Handwritten on front: Caufield & Shook...
    • East Broadway Theatre, stage.

    • East Broadway Theatre, stage.

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

    • Address: 816 E. Broadway. This interior shot of the East Broadway Theatre shows the wooden seating, two balconies and performance area. The stage includes a backdrop mural with an organ down in front of the stage. Handwritten on front: Photo by...
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