Gem Moving Picture Theatre, 1909
- Unknown, Photographer
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- A black and white photograph of Gem Theatre. In the picture from left to right are: H. Pomeroy, R.S. McQuaid and Cecil Greenfield. The man to the far left of the photograph (H. Pomeroy) is carrying a copy of The New York Clipper.
- This building was located at 211 Brock Street South (on the east side of Brock Street, south of the municipal building at Colborne Street). The Gem Theatre was the first movie theatre in Whitby. It stayed open for only one year. The New York Clipper was a weekly entertainment newspaper published in New York City from about 1853 to 1924.
- On chalk board at left: ~A~ VERY EXCITING PROGRAM TO-NIGHT ADMISSION-5 cents.
On door to the left: "Exit"
At Centre: GEM Moving Picture. Theatre.
On door at right: Entrance
On chalk board at left: Ton-night's Program (By Request) "Two Large Fires in New York City", Also Two New Ones Subjects, later song, Pal of Mine. This Fire Picture will not be shown again. Come and See!
- Date of Original
Width: 10 cm
Height: 6 cm
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Image Width: 10cm
Image Height: 6cm
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Latitude: 43.88342 Longitude: -78.93287
- Copyright Statement
- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
- Reproduction Notes
- Scanned from a copy negative dated 1971