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Grand opening ad from December 9th, 1983 (not the 10th)
Jasper Cinemas 1-2-3 opening Fri, Dec 9, 1983 – 38 · The Herald (Jasper, Indiana) · Newspapers.com
This reopened as a twin cinema on November 22nd, 1985. Grand opening ad posted.
This opened as simply “Drive-In”. the Family Drive-In name came in force by the 1950 season. Closed 1986
Grand opening ad:
Astra theatre opening Fri, Apr 17, 1936 – 3 · The Herald (Jasper, Indiana) · Newspapers.com
Closed in 1998.
This opened on May 2nd, 1997. Grand opening ad from the 3rd posted.
This opened as the UA Ambassador 10 on April 19th, 1996. Grand opening ad posted.
Reopened as Dollar Cinema on December 20th, 1985. 4 screens in 1986. more to come.
This opened on November 17th, 2006. Grand opening ad posted.
And reopened as Picture Show on November 11 2016
Picture Show opening Fri, Nov 11, 2016 – 3 · The Daily Sentinel (Grand Junction, Colorado) · Newspapers.com
Still rotting away as of mid-2018 per the Google Street View.
This opened on December 15th, 1976. Grand opening ad posted.
This opened on May 7th, 1976 and closed in 1995. It was operated by CJ theatres. Grand opening ad posted.
Monument Twin Cinema opening Fri, May 7, 1976 – 3 · The Daily Sentinel (Grand Junction, Colorado) · Newspapers.com
This opened on April 16th, 1955 and closed in 1987.
This closed in 1989.
This theatre stopped showing movies as the Cooper in 1989 along with the Mesa theatre and the Chief Drive-In as UA closed then down when the Carmike 7 cinemas opened.
This opened as a twin on January 29th, 1981 and expanded to 4 screens on December 16th, 1988. Grand opening ads posted.
This opened as Carmike 7 on June 22nd, 1989. Grand opening ad posted. The opening of this cinema led to the closing of the Chief Drive-In, Mesa and the Monument Twin Cinemas, all of which closed in 1989.
Opened November 5th, 2004 with 14 screens and two more screens added in 2013.
The Grand 14 opening Fri, Nov 5, 2004 – 42 · The Town Talk (Alexandria, Louisiana) · Newspapers.com
This theatre has been closed due to Frank’s bankruptcy.
Grand opening ad with picture:
Westwood Cinema opening Wed, Mar 25, 1970 – 23 · The Daily Advertiser (Lafayette, Louisiana) · Newspapers.com
This opened on February 16th, 1973.
Showtown USA Drive-In opening Thu, Feb 15, 1973 – 18 · The Daily Advertiser (Lafayette, Louisiana) · Newspapers.com
2 screens on September 16th, 1971 and three on November 21st, 1979. Grand opening ads posted.
Opened May 25th, 1979
General Cinemas Acadiana Mall cinemas opening Fri, May 25, 1979 – 13 · The Daily Advertiser (Lafayette, Louisiana) · Newspapers.com
This opened on October 20th, 1966 as the Center Cinema with only one screen showing roadshow movies.
Center Cinema opening Wed, Oct 19, 1966 – 22 · The Daily Advertiser (Lafayette, Louisiana) · Newspapers.com