Pittsburgh August 15, 2017
The Old-Fashioned Movie Theater In Pittsburgh That Will Take You Back In Time
Remember when going to the movie theater was a big deal? When theaters were cozy, had only a few screens, and you didn’t have to break the budget for a popcorn and a Coke? Treat yourself to an old-fashioned movie going experience at this historic movie theater in Pittsburgh.
Step into a piece of Pittsburgh history when you go to the Hollywood Theater in Dormont, which showed its first movie - a silent film - in 1926.
Throughout its historic lifetime, the Hollywood Theater has seen owners change, renovations, and closings that total 18 years.
Yet, through all of its changes, the old-fashioned theater continues to beckon film lovers.
Start your visit at the concession stand. Indulge in popcorn with real butter or other goodies, including an assortment of candy and...
Scrumptious flavors of Betsy's Ice Cream, a popular ice cream shop in Mount Lebanon.
The Hollywood Theater is BYOB with only beer and wine permitted. You must show proper identification at the box office to enter with alcohol.
Find a seat in the cozy theater for one of Hollywood Theater's scheduled films or a special program, such as the...
SILENCE, Please! Watch a classic silent film as local musicians serenade you. The next silent movie - Little Annie Rooney starring Mary Pickford - is slated for August 27, 2017 at 2 p.m.
Or buy tickets for the regular Breakfast and A Movie program. Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast (vegetarian options available) at 10:15 a.m. followed by the film at 11 a.m. The next Breakfast and a Movie will feature The Princess Bride on August 20, 2017.
Tickets cost $8 for general admission and $6 for senior citizens, students, and children 12 years or younger. Memberships, which run from $50 to $1,000 a year, are also available and offer a variety of benefits, including discounted tickets or free admission.
Hollywood Theater Dormont
1449 Potomac Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
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oldest movie theater in America?