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New York’s historic Paris Theatre under threat after more than 70 years in business

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Future of city’s last single screen cinema, opened by Marlene Dietrich and frequented by David Bowie, hangs in the balanceThe Paris Theatre has become one of New York’s cultural landmarks since it was officially opened by the actor Marlene Dietrich as a cinema for showing French films in 1948.Down the road from Central Park and across the street from the Plaza hotel, it attracted queues around the block as the go-to place to watch arthouse and foreign language films and was known for showing the same movie for months on end. Continue reading…

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Publish date : 2019-07-07 05:00:43

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