Bostwick Theatre

430 Bostwick Avenue,
Bridgeport, CT

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Bostwick Theatre

Opened around 1916, the Bostwick Theatre was on Bostwick Avenue. It closed in 1955 screening German movies.

Contributed by Roger Katz

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Jim Vecchio
Jim Vecchio on April 20, 2006 at 4:59 am

As I wrote in the “Colony” slot, PLEASE, does anyone have a picture of this theater in the context of its old setting? It appears this structure and everything that was around it has been razed.

barrygoodkin on August 1, 2009 at 4:30 pm

The Bostwick was a neighborhood theatre that opened around 1916. It closed June 4, 1953 and was demolished.

kencmcintyre on August 1, 2009 at 5:16 pm

This is from the Bridgeport Post, dated 1/29/55:

Harold Tabackman has inaugurated a policy of showing German movies at his Bostwick theater on Thursdays and Fridays. The first will be presented this week.

Feb. 3 – 4
Wiener Gemuet (Stadtpark)
Tolle Nacht
Feb. 10-11
Das Vierte Gebot
Der Verkaufte Grossvater
Feb. 17 – 18
Das Goldene Edelweiss
Die Kluge Marianne
Feb. 24 – 25
Altes Herz Wird Wieder Jung
Die Heimliche Graefin

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on August 2, 2009 at 5:15 am

So according to ken’s info apparently it closed after 1953.

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