Brandt Studio Theater- Located at the Port Plaza. Locate it
The Port Theater – Located on the corner of Pleasant and Titcomb St next to Brown Square. I saw my first movie here Pippy Long Stocking… Locate it
The Strand Theater- Located on Green St opposite the City Hall and Police Station. Later it became the unemployment office. It is now Talbots. Locate It
The Premier Theater- Located on the corner of Prince Place (Hales Ct) and Pleasant St.
Bill Plante has provided the following information regarding this theater to me:
“…The first talking picture shown in Newburyport was “In Lilac Time.” My father, who was an electrician, assembled the projection camera equipment. Bill P.” Locate It– is unsure of which corner…
After the Strand and Port Theater closed in the 70’s the Brandt continued on into the early 1980’s. Most of the local people started going to Cinema 95 on rt 110 in Salisbury during that time. Behind the site of Cinema 95 was a drive Inn theater.
Drive In Theater Rt 110 – Behind the the current Cinema 95 theater was this drive in. Locate It This where I saw Grease with my family about 1976.
Unless you have been living in a box, which may be the case for some, you might remember Jim Howard. He is the reason for this site, as someone who played a part in the workings of this community. He worked at Jay’s Tire and Battery…forever and a day! He recently had a health issue, […]