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Theaters aplenty in days past

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Readers have contributed memories of the Regent and Orpheum theaters in Amsterdam after a recent column talked about the Rialto, Tryon and Mohawk theaters downtown. All of the theaters were demolished for urban renewal. The Regent opened in 1914 at 19 Market St. The Schine theater chain, headquartered in Gloversville, remodeled the Regent in 1946, promising that everything was new but the name. The opening attraction for the remodeled facility was “Weekend at the Waldorf,” ...

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