RETRO-ACTIVE: THE BEST FEATURES FROM THE CINEMA RETRO ARCHIVE
This feature puts the spotlight on those glorious old movie marquees. This one depicts the
Loew's Capitol theater on the evening of the New York premiere of The Dirty Dozen in June 1967 at the Loews Capitol. Continue reading to see vintage marquees for Steve McQueen's The War Lover and Requiem for a Heavyweight starring Anthony Quinn and Jackie Gleason.
can remember a time when Steve McQueen actually appeared on stage to promote his latest film, you'd
have to return to 1962 for the premiere of The War Lover at the Majestic Theater in Dallas,
Grand Circus Theater in Detroit indulged in some creative marketing for the opening of Requiem for a
Heavyweight. The theater staged mock boxing matches under the marquee. If only there was such