Prince Theatre

626 Merchant Street,
Ambridge, PA 15003

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Previously operated by: Warner Bros. Circuit Management Corp.

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Prince Theatre

The Prince Theatre was operating prior to 1924, and was operated by Warner Bros. in the 1940’s. It was still operating in 1950.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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DavidAnt1 on October 1, 2011 at 8:05 pm

My dad has a picture of the Prince Theatre which he used to have hanging in the projection booth of the Ambridge Family Theatre. I’ll ask him for it and scan it. It would have been at a time when Warner Brothers operated it and my dad worked there.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on October 13, 2012 at 3:30 pm

This page of the souvenir program of an event held in 1924 contains an advertisement for the Ambridge Amusement Company, operators of the Prince and Regent Theatres.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on October 13, 2012 at 7:01 pm

There is a vacant lot directly across the street from 625 Merchant Street now. That must be where the Prince Theatre was located. The building adjacent to it is an old J. C. Penney store of 1940s or 1950s vintage, which would not have been the theater, though it might have been built on the theater’s site. It looks like the Prince has been demolished.

greginbur on May 19, 2016 at 8:57 pm

The Prince had a 3 manual Wurlitzer organ.

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