New Slater Theatre

137 Roosevelt Avenue,
Pawtucket, RI 02860

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Previous Names: Crown Theatre

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New Slater Theatre

A small silent-movie theatre that lived a short life in the early decades of the 20th Century. It was located on North Main Street (now known as Roosevelt Avenue) and was next to the court house/police station building. A photo survives. It became the New Slater Theatre on April 17, 1911. It had closed by 1926,

Contributed by Gerald A. DeLuca

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Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on April 27, 2005 at 10:43 am

Here is a photo of the Crown, or at least the right side of it, from an old postcard that features the court house/police station to the right of it. Expand the image for better resolution.

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on May 4, 2005 at 11:08 am

A 1928 city directory lists a “Star Theatre” as existing at 116 North Main Street. Might the Star and the Crown have been one and the same?

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on January 23, 2021 at 8:07 am

On April 17, 1911, the Crown Theatre became the New Slater Theatre.

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