Oakland Theatre

6 Oakland Avenue,
Warwick, NY 10990

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Previously operated by: Liggett-Florin Booking Service

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Final night of the Oakland Theatre.

The Oakland Theatre was opened in 1914. By 1950 it was operated by Liggett-Florin Booking Service. They were still the operators in 1957. The Oakland Theatre was closed on September 30, 1972.

Contributed by Richard J. Petsche

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ff514ny on September 17, 2004 at 11:18 am

I remember seeing the re-release of GONE WITH THE WIND in the early 50’s. A Burger King now stands in its place.

JMars on March 23, 2005 at 6:38 am

I’m looking at an old program from the Oakland Theatre, Warwick, N.Y. T.W. Wisner is listed as the Manager. It features about 6 old movies dating from 1925 to the early 1930’s. The theatre lists matinees as Thurs. at 3:30, Sat. at 3-Eve. Shows at 7:30 & 9 P.M.

Dorothy on January 3, 2008 at 12:32 pm

I have just come across a postcard mailed from Warwick NY on July 3, 1943 from the Oakland Theater to a Mr Dennis in Hamburg NJ
Matinees: Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays at 3:00, Evenings 7:15 and 9:00
Wed and Thurs July 7-8
“China” Alan Ladd and Loretta Young, Johnny Scott Davis and Orchestra “Speaking of Animals and Their Families” Latest News of the Day
Fri and Sat July 9-10
“A Night to Remember” Brian Aherne, Novelty “On Your Feet” Paramount News
“My Friend Flicka (Technicolor) Roddy McDowall Rita Johnson, March of Time "Show Business in the War”, Latest Fox News
Sun Mon Tues July 11 12 13
“Action in the North Atlantic” Humphrey Bogart, Raymond Massey
Coming Soon: “The More the Merrier”, “Jitterbugs”, “Crash Drive”, “Mission to Moscow” “Coney Island”

William on January 3, 2008 at 2:22 pm

The Oakland Theatre seated 595 people during the early 1930 and later was reduced to 518 in later listings of the theatre seating listings.

CSWalczak on October 27, 2012 at 12:15 pm

There is a picture of the Oakland Theater in Warwick (which will expand if clicked upon) on this webpage which are related to the theater’s closing on September 30, 1972.

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