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West Wood Theater, Sylvania Avenue and Belmar Ave...near this corner.

West Wood Theater, Sylvania Avenue and Belmar Ave...near this corner.

What magic was hidden inside. There was a usher here, a Mr Hilkens, who terrorized the kids if they got out of their seats. Red velvet seats where they would sit enthralled by The Thing, The Wizard of Oz, and on occasion a man would come and demonstrate yo yo's. Big velvet curtains hung over the screen, which would open to the movie, a new reel, Flash Gordon.

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