Marvel Theatre reopens
CARLINVILLE, IL — The Marvel Theatre held its reopening on Thursday, May 26, 2011. The theatre has been in operation since the 1920’s until March of this year. Now with a new operater and some $300,000 in updates and refurbishments it is reay to open for the Memorial Weekend. Updates include new digital projection and 3D capabilities.
The new manager is Steve Dougherty, owner of the Westside Cinema in Litchfield. Dougherty’s improvements to the Marvel took about seven weeks and cost about $300,000. The most interesting new thing about the Marvel is the fact that it will be showing movies in 3-D as well. There will be around thirty new 3-D movies playing this year which will give plenty of opportunities for the Marvel to show them.
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