Park Theatre

Main Street,
Kings Park, NY 11754

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Previously operated by: Associated Prudential Theaters Inc.

Previous Names: Kings Park Theatre

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The Kings Park Theatre was a typical downtown theatre, located in Kings Park, Long Island. It was listed as operating in 1926, and by 1941 had been renamed Park Theatre. It was still operating in the 1950’s as part of the Prudential Theatres chain.

The site is currently an empty lot.

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robboehm on January 14, 2011 at 9:50 am

The theatre had one central seating section with aisles on either side. There was one fire exit off each of the side aisles. The floor was sloped. There was no balcony. According to a former employee, whose father managed the theatre for a time, there were
probably 20-25 seats across in each of the rows.

There is a picture of the theatre in George Washington Tiernan’s book, “Kings Park – A Pictoral History – 1870-1960”. There is no current web link available.

robboehm on April 2, 2014 at 11:06 am

As the Kings Park it’s 1929 ads indicated that it was showing talkies.

robboehm on March 13, 2015 at 3:47 pm

Posted a photo from the Kings Park Heritage Museum collection.

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