Cinema 49 - Bill Morrison Collection, courtesy of The Shubert Archive.

Cinema 49

235 W. 49th St., New York, NY
Seats (approximate)
750
Built
1921
Demolished
1940

ABOUT THIS THEATRE

Description
Herbert J. Krapp, architect. The Shuberts built it in 1921 but lost it in the Depression, during which it was briefly rented by the Federal Theatre Project for three productions. In 1940, closed and reopened for a brief tenure as a movie house, Cinema 49. Demolished in December of that year.

LIST OF PRODUCTIONS