Fact of the Day- History of the old Stanley Theatre


The Stanley Theater at Broadway and Market Street cost over $1 million to build and was the largest motion picture house in the world when it opened. It was first opened to the public February 19, 1926.  For years the most prestigious theater in Camden, the Stanley was razed in 1965 to make way for a Holiday Inn that was never built.Offering both live shows and motion pictures, an average summer show in the air-conditioned movie house cost 25 cents and included a five-act live stage show and a double feature.
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