Ziegfeld Theatre

141 W. 54th Street,
New York, NY 10019

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m00se1111
m00se1111 on December 29, 2021 at 3:44 pm

the Ziegfeld ‘ ballroom’ (as of now) is hosting a New Years Eve party. From 9pm from 3am. Tickets starting at $99

https://www.nye.com/new-years-eve/new-york-city/ziegfeld-ballroom-nyc-times-square

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on November 4, 2021 at 6:16 am

The spam account and comment & photos by ffffffffff have been removed.

Comfortably Cool
Comfortably Cool on October 21, 2021 at 6:10 am

Possibly because CT is still considered “Not Secure,” despite longtime promises by management to remedy that.

Bill Huelbig
Bill Huelbig on October 20, 2021 at 3:05 pm

Thanks, guys. It happened to me today. The Ziegfeld page used to be so popular, but now …

bigjoe59
bigjoe59 on October 20, 2021 at 2:15 pm

Hello-

to Ed S.- thanks for your reply. it happens ever so often and I have always wondered why it occurs.

Ed Solero
Ed Solero on October 20, 2021 at 1:43 pm

Hey Bigjoe… Happens all the time. And when it does, it typically means some spam account posted some nonsense comment on the page, just trying to bait people, and the administrator quickly removed it.

bigjoe59
bigjoe59 on October 20, 2021 at 1:02 pm

Hello-

to Bill H.-

do you ever get a message in your inbox that says “someone has responded to your comment” but when you click on the link there are no new replies?

Bill Huelbig
Bill Huelbig on August 28, 2021 at 1:01 pm

Hi Bigjoe. Unfortunately I never did.

bigjoe59
bigjoe59 on August 28, 2021 at 12:59 pm

Hello-

to Bill H.- thanks for your reply. I was just wondering if you’ve ever come across any movie souvenir programs that were hardcover other than the 14 I mentioned.

Bill Huelbig
Bill Huelbig on August 26, 2021 at 1:27 pm

I have the hardcovers of Ben-Hur, The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm and My Fair Lady.

bigjoe59
bigjoe59 on August 26, 2021 at 12:29 pm

Hello-

to Bill H.-

recently we were discussing our movie souvenir program/ brochure collections. in my collection 14 of the souvenir programs/brochures are hardcover- Around the World in 80 Days South Pacific Windjammer Ben-Hur The Alamo Spartacus King of Kings El Cid The Wonderful World pf the Brothers Grimm Mutiny on the Bounty How the West Was Won My Fair lady The Greatest Story Ever Told Hawaii

did you ever come across others that were hardcover?

bigjoe59
bigjoe59 on August 3, 2021 at 3:23 pm

Hello-

to CCMPI- thanks for your reply. as I mentioned the cut which played neighborhood theaters around NYC was 3hrs. 15mins. but the cut used for its reissue at this theater in 1971 was even shorter based on the screening times mentioned in the ad. why reissue the film in a much shorter cut? the ad is slightly deceiving in that it makes it appear you’ll be seeing the same print that played the Rivoli.

bigjoe59
bigjoe59 on August 3, 2021 at 2:35 pm

Hello-

to vindanpar- you are quite correct. Cleopatra’s roadshow cut at its World Premiere at the Rivoli June 12, 1963 was 4hrs. which is the same cut beautifully restored on the 2013 blu-ray disc set. the point I was making is simple. I had thought the 3hr. 15min. cut which played neighborhood theaters around NYC was the shortest cut of the film that ever played theaters. but the cut used for its 1971 reissue at this theater was even shorter. I wonder if Dorothy Spencer supervised all the various edits of the film?

vindanpar
vindanpar on August 2, 2021 at 4:57 pm

Where and when was the showing of the Rivoli print in Asbury Park?

vindanpar
vindanpar on August 2, 2021 at 3:39 pm

I thought the 2013 full 4 hour cut for the anniversary(the current version?) which played in theaters was the film as premiered in ‘63 at the Rivoli. As far as I know it’s the longest Hollywood studio released film.

bigjoe59
bigjoe59 on August 2, 2021 at 12:12 pm

Hello-

the cut of Cleopatra which played here in 1971 must have been a very cut version. the general release print which played neighborhood theaters around NYC was 3hrs. 15mins.. I saw it the Valentine Theater in the Bronx which played Fox’s big films. for this 1971 re-release was even shorter since performances were very 3hrs. mins..

curmudgeon
curmudgeon on May 28, 2021 at 7:17 am

Hi bigjoe59, you win. Thought I was doing well with 108 programmes. Another loss in the cinema-going experience that I guess we’ll never see again.

bigjoe59
bigjoe59 on May 26, 2021 at 3:24 pm

Hello-

to Bill H.- thanks for your reply. of my 140 the oldest one which I bought in a memorabilia store a few years ago is for the 1925 silent version of Ben-Hur.

Bill Huelbig
Bill Huelbig on May 25, 2021 at 7:07 pm

I actually have 19. My Star Wars program is in a different spot from all the others, so I forgot to count it.

Bill Huelbig
Bill Huelbig on May 25, 2021 at 7:04 pm

I only have 18, and some of them were purchased on eBay years later. The oldest one I have from a movie I saw in original release is Ben-Hur, but the actual oldest movie I have one for is This is Cinerama, a 1952 movie that I saw in 1996. The newest one is The Hateful Eight.

bigjoe59
bigjoe59 on May 25, 2021 at 2:12 pm

Hello-

to Bill H.- as I said collecting souvenir programs are in my blood. I have 140 movie souvenir programs and brochures. how many do you have and what is the oldest one?

grindhouse
grindhouse on May 24, 2021 at 6:55 pm

I believe that year, 1980 Universal had the “Coal Miner’s Daughter” program as well as “Flash Gordon”.

Bill Huelbig
Bill Huelbig on May 24, 2021 at 3:30 pm

I posted 4 photos from the program on the Bellevue page:

http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/6349/photos

Bill Huelbig
Bill Huelbig on May 24, 2021 at 2:38 pm

Those are three great movie programs. You must be very proud to own them.

Coal Miner’s Daughter had a real program. When I get home I’ll take a few photos of it.

bigjoe59
bigjoe59 on May 24, 2021 at 2:32 pm

Hello-

I thank you for your reply. I was going to ask you if the Coal Miner’s Daughter you inherited from your folks was an actual souvenir program or just one of those elaborate freebie handouts that were sometimes given out during a film’s opening week. but in your reply you said they bought it. again I saw CMD during its opening weekend in Manhattan and I didn’t encounter a souvenir program which is interesting.

speaking of things one inherits from your parents. my mother was a constant moviegoers since high school. many years ago when she realized I had become a true movie buff as well she gave me 3 items. the souvenir programs for Romeo and Juliet sold at the Astor Theater in 1936. the souvenir program for Gone With the Wind sold at the Astor Theater in 1939 and the souvenir program of Fantasia sold at the Broadway Theater in 1940 and they’re in mint condition.