Monday, December 30, 2013

Happy 80th Birthday Coolidge Corner Theatre!

The Coolidge Corner Theatre opened on this date in 1933 after years of opposition that kept Brookline theaterless long after movies had come to neighboring communities.

Read more about the 20-year fight to keep motion pictures out of Brookline in this two-part post from 2009.
Ad for opening of theater, 1933
Ad in Brookline Chronicle, December 21, 1933

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