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Coate commented about AMC Loews Paramus Route 4 Tenplex on Jun 12, 2017 at 1:18 pm

moviebuff82: While “Raiders” did open 36 years ago today, the Route Four actually opened “Raiders” in 35mm. A 70mm print was screened beginning its fourth week. For more tech (and other) details, please see The Great Adventure: Remembering “Raiders of the Lost Ark” On Its 35th Anniversary.

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Coate commented about Cinerama Dome and ArcLight Hollywood on Jun 11, 2017 at 3:16 pm

Steven Spielberg’s “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial,” the movie industry’s box office champ for over a decade, opened 35 years ago today. In Los Angeles, it opened here at the Cinerama Dome where it played for five weeks as an L.A. County exclusive before expanding city- and county-wide. (It opened in Orange County day and date with the Dome, but all Dome first-run bookings at the time were L.A. exclusives.) And since the Dome played one of the coveted 70m prints made for the release, passing on the link to this “E.T.” tech history article seems appropriate.

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Coate commented about Northpark West 1 & 2 on May 27, 2017 at 5:06 pm

Forty years ago today, “Star Wars” opened at the Northpark (and at nine other cinemas, bringing to 43 the number of opening-weekend bookings). The now-classic movie would go on to play the Northpark for 54 weeks and wound up the 9th top-grossing engagement in the country. And, to celebrate the occasion, here’s the link to a new retrospective article which details the cinemas in which the movie played and many other tidbits about the movie before it became a franchise and merchandising behemoth.

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Coate commented about Regal Tara Cinemas 4 on May 27, 2017 at 4:55 pm

Forty years ago today, “Smokey and the Bandit” opened at the Tara (and nearly 400 other cinemas in the South and Southwest regions of the United States). And here’s the link to a new retrospective article which details the cinemas in which the movie played and many other tidbits about the popular movie.

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Coate commented about Mark Twain Theatre on May 24, 2017 at 9:36 am

New Showcase Presentations in St. Louis article includes a chronology of the 70mm engagements here at the Mark Twain (and other St. Louis area cinemas).

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Coate commented about Creve Coeur Cine' on May 24, 2017 at 9:34 am

New Showcase Presentations in St. Louis article includes a chronology of the 70mm engagements here at the Creve Coeur (and other St. Louis area cinemas).

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Coate commented about Martin Cinerama on May 24, 2017 at 9:33 am

New Showcase Presentations in St. Louis article includes mention of the Cinerama and 70mm engagements here (and other St. Louis area cinemas).

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Coate commented about Ambassador Theatre on May 24, 2017 at 9:31 am

New Showcase Presentations in St. Louis article includes mention of the Cinerama and 70mm engagements here at the Ambassador (and other St. Louis area cinemas).

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Coate commented about Commack Multiplex Cinemas on May 24, 2017 at 9:28 am

Thank you, NYer!

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Coate commented about Commack Multiplex Cinemas on May 22, 2017 at 10:19 am

markp… Thanks, but I desire more precise information. If anything, what interests me is how many screens did the Commack Multiplex have during the summer of 1992?

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Coate commented about UA Riverview Plaza Stadium 17 on May 22, 2017 at 10:09 am

New Showcase Presentations in Philadelphia article includes mention of the 70mm engagements here at the Riverview Plaza (along with other Philadelphia area cinemas).

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Coate commented about Capitol Theatre on May 22, 2017 at 10:00 am

New Showcase Presentations in Cincinnati article includes mention of the numerous Cinerama engagements here at the Capitol (along with large format and roadshow engagements at other Cincinnati area cinemas).

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Coate commented about Showcase Cinemas Springdale on May 22, 2017 at 9:58 am

New Showcase Presentations in Cincinnati article includes mention of the numerous 70mm engagements here at the Showcase Cinemas (along with other Cincinnati area cinemas).

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Coate commented about Rialto Theatre on May 22, 2017 at 9:55 am

New Showcase Presentations in Louisville article includes mention of the numerous roadshow, Cinerama and 70mm engagements here at the Rialto (along with other Louisville cinemas).

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Coate commented about W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre on May 22, 2017 at 9:54 am

New Showcase Presentations in Louisville article includes mention of the numerous 70mm (and roadshow) engagements here at the Brown (along with other Louisville cinemas).

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Coate commented about Showcase Cinemas Louisville on May 22, 2017 at 9:52 am

New Showcase Presentations in Louisville article includes mention of the numerous 70mm (and roadshow) engagements here at the Showcase Cinemas (along with other Louisville cinemas).

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Coate commented about Michael Todd Theatre on May 22, 2017 at 9:49 am

New Showcase Presentations in Chicago article includes mention of the numerous 70mm (and roadshow) engagements here at the Michael Todd (along with other Chicagoland cinemas).

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Coate commented about Cinestage Theatre on May 22, 2017 at 9:48 am

New Showcase Presentations in Chicago article includes mention of the numerous 70mm (and roadshow) engagements here at the Cinestage (along with other Chicagoland cinemas).

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Coate commented about Commack Multiplex Cinemas on May 21, 2017 at 3:29 pm

(from the overview) “It opened on October 28, 1983 with ten screens. Four screens with 512 seats and the other six with 364 seats. The theatre then added two 226 seat houses, split one of the 512-seaters in half, then added two 250 seaters for the current total of fifteen.”

Does anyone know the years in which the many screen/auditorium additions were made?

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Coate commented about Cineplex Odeon Route 17 Triplex on May 10, 2017 at 3:38 pm

moviebuff82: In your comment from January 10th you stated “Pink Floyd: The Wall” played here in 70mm, but now in your May 4th comment you’re stating it didn’t play here in 70mm. So which is it???

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Coate commented about Regal Tara Cinemas 4 on May 10, 2017 at 3:21 pm

In which year was the fourth screen built?

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Coate commented about Keswick Theater on Mar 11, 2017 at 8:45 pm

^ You’re welcome.

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Coate commented about Keswick Theater on Mar 11, 2017 at 4:25 pm

HowardBHaas… I believe you’re mistaken about the Keswick. A 3-projector run of “Windjammer” is cited in the Showcase Presentations in Philadelphia article if you want playdate details.

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Coate commented about Boyd Theatre on Mar 10, 2017 at 9:02 am

Here’s a new article detailing the many large format engagements at the Boyd (and other Philadelphia area theaters).

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Coate commented about Cineplex Odeon Route 17 Triplex on Feb 23, 2017 at 3:00 pm

moviebuff82… What is your source that “Pink Floyd: The Wall” played here in 70mm?