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rivest266 commented about Upstairs Cinema on Jan 21, 2020 at 7:56 pm

The Upstairs Cinema opened on August 30th, 1973. More to come

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rivest266 commented about Big A Drive-In on Jan 21, 2020 at 7:50 pm

Renamed Big A Drive-In effective September 21st, 1973.

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rivest266 commented about Tryon Mall 4 on Jan 21, 2020 at 7:43 pm

Grand opening ads posted. It was the last single-screen cinema to be built in town (except adult cinemas).

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rivest266 commented about Cinema Blue 2 on Jan 21, 2020 at 2:38 am

Grand opening ad posted.

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rivest266 commented about Four Star Cinemas on Jan 20, 2020 at 5:48 pm

This reopened as the Four Star Cinemas on October 14th, 1994. Four Star cinemas openingFour Star cinemas opening Fri, Oct 14, 1994 – Page 148 · The Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, California) · Newspapers.com

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rivest266 commented about Pacific's Santa Fe Springs Theatre on Jan 20, 2020 at 5:38 pm

This became the American Family Cinemas on July 7th, 1994 after it was taken over by new owners. more to come.

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rivest266 commented about Pacific's Regency 8 Theatres on Jan 20, 2020 at 5:34 pm

Grand opening ad posed.

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rivest266 commented about Northridge Cinemas on Jan 20, 2020 at 5:23 pm

The Pacific Northridge Center opened on February 18th, 1972 by Lippert Theatres and taken over by Pacific Theatres. It was taken over by Pacific Theatres in 1982, who on May 23rd, 1984 expanded it to 6 screens and on November 18th, 1994 expanded it again to 10 screens. Closed 2004. Grand opening ads posted.

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rivest266 commented about West 16 Drive-In on Jan 19, 2020 at 5:35 pm

Renamed West 16 Drive-In on April 22nd, 1962 and closed in 1969.

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rivest266 commented about Viking Twin Drive-In on Jan 19, 2020 at 5:20 pm

The Viking Drive-In opened on September 10th, 1969 by Consolidated Theatres. Grand opening ad posted.

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rivest266 commented about Thunderbird Drive-In on Jan 19, 2020 at 5:15 pm

The Thunderbird Drive-In opened on July 10th, 1969 with “The Man from Nowhere”. Grand opening ad posted.

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rivest266 commented about Cinema on Jan 19, 2020 at 4:40 pm

Grand opening ad uploaded.

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rivest266 commented about Neighborhood Theatre on Jan 19, 2020 at 4:20 pm

Reopened as the Astor Art on May 1st, 1964 with “Her Bikini never got wet” and “Adam & Six Eves”.

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rivest266 commented about West 16 Drive-In on Jan 19, 2020 at 4:01 pm

The Thrift Drive-In opened on June 23rd, 1950 with “Night Time in Nevada” and “White Savage”. Grand opening ad posted. More to come.

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rivest266 commented about U.S. 29 Diane Drive-In on Jan 19, 2020 at 3:39 pm

The Diane 29 Drive-In opened on June 21st, 1951 and the 2nd screen opened on June 20th, 1956, the first twin drive-in in the state. Grand opening ads posted. Diane 29 Drive-In in Gastonia openingDiane 29 Drive-In in Gastonia opening Wed, Jun 20, 1951 – Page 14 · The Gastonia Gazette (Gastonia, North Carolina) · Newspapers.com

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rivest266 commented about Center Theatre on Jan 19, 2020 at 3:16 pm

The Center theatre opened with “The Saxon Charm” on October 7th, 1948 by the Meiselman theatre chain. Center Theatre openingCenter Theatre opening Thu, Oct 7, 1948 – 15 · The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, North Carolina) · Newspapers.com

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rivest266 commented about York Road Drive-In on Jan 19, 2020 at 2:55 pm

The York Drive-In opened on April 28th, 1949 with “THe Doctor takes a Wife”. Grand opening ad posted.

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rivest266 commented about Plaza Theater on Jan 19, 2020 at 2:42 pm

The Plaza theatre opened on September 18th. 1941 Plaza theatre openingPlaza theatre opening Thu, Sep 18, 1941 – 15 · The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, North Carolina) · Newspapers.com

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rivest266 commented about North 29 Drive-In on Jan 19, 2020 at 2:35 pm

The North 29 Drive-In was opened by Dixie drive-ins with “The Time The Place and the Girl” on May 25th, 1948

North 29 Drive-In openingNorth 29 Drive-In opening Tue, May 25, 1948 – 10 · The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, North Carolina) · Newspapers.com

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rivest266 commented about Queen Drive-In on Jan 19, 2020 at 2:25 pm

This did open as the North 21 Drive-In on August 4th, 1949 with “San Francisco” with Clark Gable. In 1950 it was listed as the Statesville Drive-In and reopened as the Queen Drive-In on December 21st, 1962 with Elvis Presley in “Girls!, Girls!, Girls!”. Grand opening ads uploaded.

Queen Drive-In openingQueen Drive-In opening Fri, Dec 21, 1962 – 27 · The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, North Carolina) · Newspapers.com

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rivest266 commented about Neighborhood Theatre on Jan 19, 2020 at 1:32 pm

The Astor opened on March 1st, 1948. Grand opening ad posted. It became an adult theatre called Astor Art on May 2nd, 1964. Astor theatre openingAstor theatre opening Sun, Feb 29, 1948 – 54 · The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, North Carolina) · Newspapers.com