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Oriental Theatre [edit]
2230 North Farwell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 276-8711
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The Oriental is one of Milwaukee's last remaining movie palaces, certainly the most beautiful and ornate one that has shown movies for 75 years solid.


3 Screens. Built in 1927. Operated by Landmark since 1976.



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By OnMilwaukee.com Staff Writers - Nov. 20, 2015
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