Movie theater memories

posted by Michael Zoldessy on July 20, 2009 at 3:40 pm

SAN ANTONIO, TX — A Texas writer discusses memories from movie palaces long gone in the area and other locals' thoughts as well.

So now it shouldn’t surprise you that on a recent hot summer’s day I was dumbfounded with delight when I stumbled across a website that allowed me to reminisce about the perfect summer time activity; going to the movies.

I don’t mean to have an Andy Rooney moment here but, “Have you ever noticed that going to the movies doesn’t have the same feeling that it once did?”

I was lucky enough to live at the end of the movie house era. I can remember the thrill of going to see the latest movie at (get this) a one-screen theater. (In the 21st century you might call them “the uni-plex.”)

Read more at WOAI.

Comments (3)

MPol on July 22, 2009 at 1:50 am

What a great article! Thanks for posting it.

TLSLOEWS on January 27, 2011 at 4:24 am

Andy Rooney is right,thanks for the memories.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on February 1, 2011 at 12:38 am

Great article,so thankful I was able to give Seven Years to the real theatre business.Not this non-sense today.

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