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The Pelham Picture House

by Robin Shannon
Popcorn spilling out of a popcorn bucket
Wahlander, flickr

How A  Historic Westchester Movie Theater Is Saved and Restored.

A historic independent Westchester Movie Theater is saved from being demolish by a community of people who banded together.

We hear from Fordham Alumni John Calvelli who spearheaded efforts to save The Pelham Picture House.  We also hear from its Executive Director Jennifer Christman.  She discusses how the 1921 theater is being transformed into a state-of-the-art independent film and education center.


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