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December 15, 2010


James Taylor

What a beatiful, dream-like photo. Looks like a movie still.

Alex in NYC

It does have an other-worldly quality to it, doesn't it!

mykola (mick) dementiuk

Like coming home, eh? I can imagine you sitting for hours and looking at old movies... What a like that would have been?


Awesome photo! And to me I feel nostalgic for the days before multiplexes where small, unique theaters were all over this city.

Charles H.

As the NY Times item mentioned, in its early days the Translux showed newsreels and short subjects exclusively. A famous New Yorker cartoon from the 1930s by Peter Arno shows a giddy Park Avenue dowager exclaiming to her blue-blood neighbors “We’re going to the Translux to hiss Roosevelt!”

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