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Star Theatre

18 Young St
Tonawanda NY

Demolished 1973
Record #23807  
 Opened: February 16, 1941
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Demolished: 1973
Capacity: 900 seats
Architect(s): Michael J DeAngelis
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Dipson Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Chester Tacka.

The Star was torn down in a "fit" of urban renewal in 1973.

The theatre was part of the Dipson chain. The Riviera Theatre, across the bridge in North Tonawanda, was part of the same chain. Cinemette Corporation acquired the Star from the Dipson organization.

The booker, displaying a modest sense of humor, scheduled "The Last Picture Show" as the final feature.

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Last featured 11/5/2003. Last edited 3/10/2015.

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