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Reade's Paramount Theatre featured sign

Reade's Paramount Theatre featured sign

This bill pays homage to the history of the Paramount Theatre to which it is attached. Reade's Paramount Theatre is named after Walter Reade Sr (1884-1952). Reade was the man behind a chain of theatres which grew from a single theatre in Asbury Park to a chain of forty theatres and drive-ins in New Jersey, New York and neighboring states that lasted into the mid seventies. Known as the “Showman of The Shore,” his name was associated with big, beautifully kept single movie theatres of Hollywood’s golden age. Born in 1884. He lived in Deal, NJ, and considered Asbury Park the home base of his organization. He had Six theatres there: The Mayfair, St. James, Lyric, Ocean, Paramount and Savoy. He soon became embroiled in fighting the corruption in Asbury Park from 1946 onward after he started a newspaper that had some unfavorable things to say about his adversaries.

Source: Wikipedia - Walter Reade

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