Kallet Shoppingtown Theatre

Erie Boulevard East,
Dewitt, NY 13214

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DavidZornig on December 27, 2019 at 8:49 pm

Link with full history and multiple photos.


rivest266 on September 4, 2013 at 4:59 pm

March 20th, 1957 grand opening ad uploaded here.

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on June 24, 2010 at 6:38 am

An article, with several photos, appeared in Boxoffice magazine, May 4, 1957:
View link
(See following pages as well.)

exit on November 5, 2007 at 3:11 pm

Too bad thet tiny picture can’t be enlarged for more detail…

RJT70mm on November 4, 2007 at 1:11 pm

I was 17 when SOM opened. I saw it twice in 70mm at Shoppingtown.

exit on November 3, 2007 at 11:25 pm

Note that the twin that replaced this theatre is listed undr Shoppingtown 1-2-3-4.

exit on November 3, 2007 at 11:23 pm

Bob, how old were you during SOUND OF MUSIC? Got any pictures of this or other theatres in the area?

RJT70mm on November 3, 2007 at 2:48 pm

The Syosset theatre on Long Island was built specifically for Todd A O and opened about 3 months earlier. There may have been others. That said, Shoppingtown was my favorite theatre when I was a kid. I saw many of the 70mm roadshows there and spent a lot of time in the booth bugging the projectionists.