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DavidZornig commented about Main Street Theater on May 12, 2015 at 1:20 pm

Photo added credit South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Link also shows address as 335, not 337.

http://www.nationalregister.sc.gov/horry/S10817726009/pages/S1081772600918.htm

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DavidZornig commented about Stanley Theatre on May 12, 2015 at 1:15 pm

Circa 1931 photo added courtesy of Darla Zailskas.

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DavidZornig commented about Scenic Theatre on May 11, 2015 at 9:43 pm

More vintage pics.

http://www.timepassagesnostalgia.com/&pm=0&searchkeywords=Celebrity&sin=6770

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DavidZornig commented about Scenic Theatre on May 11, 2015 at 9:41 pm

CinemaTour link with small photo.

http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/8201.html

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DavidZornig commented about Scenic Theatre on May 11, 2015 at 9:39 pm

2008 article with a photo that will enlarge. Copy and paste to view.

http://www.fosters.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=%2F20080904%2FGJNEWS04%2F709049686

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DavidZornig commented about Ioka Theater on May 11, 2015 at 9:22 pm

Mid `30’s photo added courtesy of Walter Bell.

2014 article below courtesy of Patricia Lane Evans. Copy and paste to view.

http://www.seacoastonline.com/article/20140819/NEWS/408190354

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DavidZornig commented about Strand Theater on May 11, 2015 at 9:09 pm

January 2nd, 1932 photo and copy added courtesy of Walter Bell. (Strand blade sign in the background)

January 3, 1932 Fire destroyed both Morrill blocks in Franklin Square. Twenty six businesses were destroyed. The blaze required fireman from as far away as Haverhill, Massachusetts, and burned so hotly that the sprinkler system in the Strand Theater was set off The Morrill Block was rebuilt on a smaller scale. The new building had only two floors and ran from Third Street to Second Street. No cause was discovered for the fire.

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DavidZornig commented about Columbia Drive-In on May 11, 2015 at 8:57 pm

Photo added courtesy of Darryl Zoller.

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DavidZornig commented about Lincoln Drive-In on May 11, 2015 at 8:54 pm

Photo added courtesy of Darryl Zoller.

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DavidZornig commented about Hollowbrook Drive-In on May 11, 2015 at 6:41 pm

This Hollowbrook Drive-In sign and history were on “Antiques Roadshow” this evening. Copy & paste to view.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/roadshow/video/index.html

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DavidZornig commented about Rio Theatre on May 10, 2015 at 10:45 pm

1956 photo and copy added via the Historic Columbus, Indiana Facebook page.

Another view of the old Evening Republican building at Fifth and Washington (please refer to the two prior postings from this morning). This is from the 1956 Columbus High School yearbook. The triangular shaped building in front of the Evening Republican building housed the Tasty Nut snack shop and Smith’s Jewelers. Eventually, Home Federal would purchase all the property, including Castle Hall (where the Rio Theater is shown), and demolish it all.

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DavidZornig commented about Crump Theatre on May 10, 2015 at 10:37 pm

Crump book cover and copy added to Photos Section from author David Sechrest, via the Historic Columbus, Indiana Facebook page.

Have you read my award winning book, Columbus Indiana’s Historic Crump Theatre? You can get your autographed copy at Viewpoint Books, and/or the Visitor Center. It is also available as an e-book through most online book sellers, and last but by no means least, the Bartholomew County Public Library has copies available. 50% of the proceeds from book sales go directly to the Crump Theatre.

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DavidZornig commented about Main Street Theater on May 10, 2015 at 9:55 pm

1955 photo and copy added courtesy of Stacey Todd Coffee, via the Historic Horry County, SC Facebook page.

The Holliday Theatre, at 335 Main Street, Conway. The first movie shown at the Holliday Theatre when it opened its doors on October 1, 1947, was “The Foxes of Harrow” with Rex Harrison and Maureen O’Hara.

It is believed to have been built by Joseph W. Holliday and John Monroe J. Holliday of Galivants Ferry as a memorial to their father, George J. Holliday. It had 650 seats, a “cry” room for mothers with small children, and certain seats were said to be larger than others to accommodate more robust patrons.

The Holliday Theatre abruptly closed in 1948. It was reopened January 1, 1952, closed December 31, 1953, reopened in September, 1954, and closed for a ten year period in August, 1955. It then reopened for eleven months as a second-run theatre. In 1965, the theatre was completely renovated. It closed its doors in August 1986. The final offering was “Top Gun” with Tom Cruise. After it closed, it was used as a church until January 1990, when it was destroyed by fire.

It has since been rebuilt as the Main Street Theatre, home of the reportory group, Theatre of the Republic.

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DavidZornig commented about Kenova Theater on May 10, 2015 at 9:47 pm

Undated photo added courtesy of Courtesy of the Ceredo Museum via the Historic Wayne County, WV Facebook page below.

https://www.facebook.com/historicwaynecountywv/timeline

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DavidZornig commented about Columbus Drive-In on May 10, 2015 at 8:45 pm

There are more images of print ads from the Drive-In, on the Historic Columbus, Indiana Facebook page link below. Copy & paste to view.

https://www.facebook.com/HistoricColumbusIndiana/timeline

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DavidZornig commented about Ohio Theatre on May 10, 2015 at 8:01 pm

I believe the copy I posted was written by David Sechrest, who authored the book “Columbus Indiana’s Historic Crump Theater”, published by The History Press.

Below is a link to the Historic Columbus, Indiana Facebopok page.

https://www.facebook.com/HistoricColumbusIndiana/timeline

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DavidZornig commented about Ohio Theatre on May 10, 2015 at 7:48 pm

Below copy accompanied the banner photo of the Ohio Theatre on the Historic Columbus, Indiana Facebook page.

One of several Frank Rembusch owned theaters in central Indiana. At the time (summer, 1919), Rembusch was also having a new theater built in Martinsville, Indiana. As of 1919, Rembusch owned the American Theatre in Columbus (later, the Rio). It would be another four years before he would lease the Crump Theatre from the Crump heirs. This is the Ohio Theater, 40 W. Ohio Street, Indianapolis, opened November 15, 1919 (demolished in the 1970s). Architect was Norman Hill. Hill was architect for several buildings in Columbus— —the original East Columbus School (State Street), 1905, demolished in the 1970s —Columbus High School gymnasium (Central School campus), 1923, demolished in 2008 —Wilson building (Central school campus), 1923, demolished in 2008

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DavidZornig commented about Englewood Theater on May 10, 2015 at 8:43 am

This piece aired this morning on “CBS Sunday Morning”. There are a few shots of the Englewood Theater. Copy & paste to view.

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/madisen-ward-and-the-mama-bear-music-and-family-go-together/

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DavidZornig commented about Columbus Drive-In on May 10, 2015 at 8:35 am

Full history with photos in the link below. Copy & paste to view.

http://www.historiccolumbusindiana.org/drivein/drivein.asp

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DavidZornig commented about Star Theatre on May 9, 2015 at 9:33 pm

Thank you for the clarification. Should I delete my two posts to lesson confusion?

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DavidZornig commented about Plaza Theater on May 9, 2015 at 8:16 pm

1937 photo added credit Sandusky Register, via below website. Copy & paste to view.

http://www.sanduskyregister.com/blog/street-wise/3795181

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DavidZornig commented about Capitol Theatre on May 9, 2015 at 4:10 pm

1945 photo added courtesy of the Fifties Fun Facebook page. Capitol blade sign lit at night.

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DavidZornig commented about Dublin Theatre on May 9, 2015 at 4:01 pm

1949 photo added courtesy of the Fifties Fun Facebook page.

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DavidZornig commented about February 1980 photo credit Donna Joyce. on May 8, 2015 at 8:26 pm

“Kramer Vs Kramer” on the marquee. Opened 12/21/79, and possibly ran until May of `80.

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DavidZornig commented about Leader Theatre on May 8, 2015 at 7:49 pm

Different 1925 photo added of “The Air Mail”, courtesy of Y-Block Guy Facebook page. Possibly a Library of Congrss pic too. But one we’ve not seen either way.