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DavidZornig commented about Mad Batter Food & Film on Aug 10, 2017 at 3:07 pm

Status should be changed to Open. This theatre is currently Mad Batter Food & Film, a restaurant/tavern that runs free films. Website and Facebook page below.

http://madbatterfoodfilm.com/

https://www.facebook.com/Mad-Batter-Food-Film-233850426803143/

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DavidZornig commented about Roxy Theater on Aug 10, 2017 at 7:18 am

Marquee update.

http://missoulian.com/entertainment/movies/roxy-theater-installs-vintage-neon-marquee-to-mark-th/article_39ab018e-e8eb-578f-ba2f-0c9fa10af330.html

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DavidZornig commented about Capri Theatre on Aug 9, 2017 at 8:06 pm

1952 photo added courtesy of David Kroger.

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DavidZornig commented about Grand Theatre on Aug 9, 2017 at 11:39 am

Circa 1917 photo added credit Carolina Power and Light Photograph Collection.

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DavidZornig commented about State Theatre on Aug 9, 2017 at 10:42 am

2017 photo added credit Jesse DuBois‎.

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DavidZornig commented about Tower Theater on Aug 9, 2017 at 10:39 am

1954 photo added courtesy of Derrick Gardner‎.

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DavidZornig commented about Avenue Theatre on Aug 8, 2017 at 10:07 am

Another article with pics & video.

http://portolaplanet.com/2017/08/solving-avenues-neon-color-mystery/

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DavidZornig commented about Denver Theatre on Aug 8, 2017 at 9:11 am

1965 photo added, credit Save the Signs Facebook page. Double feature 8 years before it was divided.

It should be noted that a number of the photo links embedded in previous comments, now link to a generic Chinese web page.

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DavidZornig commented about Campus Theatre on Aug 8, 2017 at 6:46 am

1965 photo added courtesy of Paula Regalado‎.

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DavidZornig commented about Michigan Theatre on Aug 8, 2017 at 6:32 am

Library Of Congress link with a 1980 photo of the closed Michigan Theater.

http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2017707963/

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DavidZornig commented about United Artists Theatre on Aug 7, 2017 at 7:34 pm

6/24/66-7/22/66 photo, source unknown.

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DavidZornig commented about Park West on Aug 7, 2017 at 7:29 pm

1962 photo added credit Theresa Altgilbers.

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DavidZornig commented about Fox Theatre on Aug 7, 2017 at 7:24 pm

1952 photo added, source unknown.

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DavidZornig commented about McDonald Theatre on Aug 7, 2017 at 7:22 pm

1952 photo added, source unknown.

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DavidZornig commented about Biograph Theater on Aug 7, 2017 at 6:46 pm

Two 2008/`09 filming of “Public Enemies” photos added, source unknown. Also a painting called Biograph-Death Of John Dillinger by Andy Thomas added.

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DavidZornig commented about RKO Boston Theatre on Aug 7, 2017 at 6:28 pm

April 1968 photo added courtesy of Don McCauley.

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DavidZornig commented about Orpheum Theatre on Aug 7, 2017 at 11:34 am

1929 photo added courtesy of Patrick Gillespie‎.

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DavidZornig commented about West Theatre on Aug 7, 2017 at 8:12 am

1939 photo added, credit Gordon Sign from their archives. The West Theatre blade sign being transported via truck. Once source states the West was built in 1939.

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DavidZornig commented about Rafael Film Center on Aug 6, 2017 at 7:16 am

1963 postcard added courtesy of John Harkins.

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DavidZornig commented about Novato Theatre on Aug 6, 2017 at 7:12 am

Circa 1959 & 2016 photos added courtesy of Les Higashi‎.

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DavidZornig commented about Showboat Theatre on Aug 5, 2017 at 6:14 pm

The Showboat Theatre opened April 26th, 1949, not 1941. Grand opening photos in the below link.

http://www.texascity-library.org/history/wwii/showboat.php

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DavidZornig commented about Michael Todd Theatre on Aug 5, 2017 at 2:14 pm

Ran across this article from 1941.

http://archives.chicagotribune.com/1941/06/03/page/15/article/theater-cafes-closing-laid-to-gangster-tieups

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DavidZornig commented about Pacific 1-2-3 on Aug 5, 2017 at 7:50 am

Yesterday’s LA Curbed article about the Warner with photos.

https://la.curbed.com/2017/8/4/16010422/la-history-hollywood-warner-pacific-theater

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DavidZornig commented about Miles Drive-In on Aug 4, 2017 at 5:51 am

Photo added, credit Debra Jane Seltzer via her website RoadsideArchitecture.com

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DavidZornig commented about Mars Theatre on Aug 3, 2017 at 7:39 pm

Demolition photo added credit Dennis Popiela. Description copy credit Logan Square Preservation Facebook page.

View through the front arched window of the Mars Theater (originally the Logan Square Theatre) on Milwaukee south of the Square under demolition during the Blue Line extension in 1968-1969. It’s site was most recently used as a parking lot for the Discount Mega Mall. The building visible at the left across the street is current the home of Sparrow.