|Title||[New York Telephone Company event at the Lane Theater]|
|Object Name||Negative, Film|
|Photographer||Flamm, Herbert A.|
|Date||May 20, 1953|
|Collection||Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection|
Original B&W film negative. Front view of the Lane Theater on New Dorp Lane in New Dorp, Staten Island. A small crowd of people (mostly men) stands on the sidewalk; a policeman stands in the street. On the theater marquee: "SILVANA MANGANO / ANNA / THUNDER BIRDS" and "MATINEE DAILY BOX OFFICE OPENS 12 45". A banner hangs below the marquee: "free / WED. MAY 20TH / 10 AM / COME AND SEE / DEFENSE / AGAINST AIR ATTACK / N.Y. TELEPHONE CO. O.C.D." A car with a Civil Defense logo is parked in front of the theater. Other businesses seen include Nobile's Delicatessen, FOA Freezer Food Plan, and Expert Barber Shop.
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
|Film Size||4 x 5|
|Acquisition||Gift of Herbert A. Flamm|
|Ownership and History||The Lane Theater opened in 1938. After decades of screening films, it later became a concert venue and nightclub. As of 2015, the building houses Crossroads Church Staten Island.|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
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