Brooklyn’s Theater Collector

Thu, Feb 24, 2011

Orlando Lopes, a former movie theater manager, listed more than 500 theaters in Brooklyn history. He’s still counting.
By Louis Imbert, The Brooklyn Ink

Orlando Lopes goes to the movies every Monday at 1 p.m. at a $2 classic films show, the week’s cheapest. But his pleasure is always limited, not because of the film, but because of the venue. Invariably, he sees movies in a multiplex. That is the problem. Lopes hates them. He loves old theaters. . . . . .

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