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Unknown Stiory of WNY: America's First Theater

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BUFFALO, N.Y. - Western New was certainly home to its share of invention and innovation, but a major event in motion picture history took place in downtown Buffalo.

In 1896, the nation's very first purpose-built movie theater was opened in the brand new Ellicott Square Building.

 

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