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JackCoursey commented about Delco Plaza Cinema on Jun 17, 2012 at 6:43 pm

This cinema opened sometime during the mid to late 1970s. The auditoriums are back to back both sharing the same projection booth and both seating around 240 each. Very large screens and excellect sight lines throughout.

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JackCoursey commented about Crestline Village Theatre on Jun 9, 2012 at 7:45 am

As of January 2012 this property was vacant and up for sale.

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JackCoursey commented about R/C Villiage Theatre on Mar 11, 2012 at 3:55 pm

This is also listed as the Village Theatre

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JackCoursey commented about East Building Auditorium on Feb 18, 2012 at 4:01 am

Is this what is now called the new Warner Brothers Theatre?

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JackCoursey commented about Hilan Theatre on Feb 12, 2012 at 7:35 am

check the top floor of the main branch of the fulton county library. you will have to look around a bit but there is a wealth of material there literally rotting away.

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JackCoursey commented about Holiday Cinemas on Feb 11, 2012 at 6:39 pm

The Holiday is a prime example of circa late 1960s cinema architecture and has most of its original features still intact most notably the main auditorium which has not be divided up into several small screening rooms as was the fate of most cinemas of that era. For anyone who was a kid during this period it is like taking a step back in time. Both auditoriums feature screens larger than those used for IMAX presentations in most multiplexes. The cinema is a family run operation. It is very clean, affordable and unique.

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JackCoursey commented about Huntridge Performing Arts Theatre on Jan 16, 2012 at 4:43 pm

A plan to expand to use the existing lobby space as a pawn shop was nixed by the Las Vegas planning commission on January 10, 2012.

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JackCoursey commented about AMC Celebration 2 on Dec 19, 2011 at 6:22 pm

This is a beautiful and architecturally significant building but with only two screens it does represent a challenge on how to keep it running as a cinema. Since Orlando does not have dedicated venue for independent and foreign films the Celebration could possibly fill this void.

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JackCoursey commented about ABC Cinema Preston on Nov 26, 2011 at 6:10 pm

totally fantastic!

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JackCoursey commented about main auditorium on Nov 26, 2011 at 6:05 pm

beautiful!

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JackCoursey commented about Manassas 4 Cinemas on Oct 16, 2011 at 5:54 pm

it reopened in april 2011 and remains in operation to date.

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JackCoursey commented about Uline Arena could become a movie theater on Oct 15, 2011 at 6:27 pm

Slight chance this could make it as a sports complex since the district is still at a lost as to what to do with the RFK Stadium and even less of a go as an entertainment complex (note the rapid demise of the elegant multiplex that neither AMC or an independent operator could find an audience for.

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JackCoursey commented about Forest Park Theatre on Sep 20, 2011 at 5:58 pm

According to the 1963 City Directory the address is listed as 1130 Main Street. Were there two?

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JackCoursey commented about Premier 6 Theatre on Aug 28, 2011 at 6:26 pm

Does anyone know how this theatre was reconfigured from a single screen into six screen? Did it have a balcony?

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JackCoursey commented about Strand Theatre on Jul 23, 2011 at 8:21 am

The theare street address should also be changed to 100 East Main Street. The web address is Strand Theatre

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JackCoursey commented about Bonnie Kate Theatre on Jun 11, 2011 at 7:57 pm

It is really remarkable to find a theatre which has been in continuous operation for 85 years and in such remarkable shape! Even though the auditorium has been reconfigured into a twin it is salvageable in that the original proscenium and backstage area remain intact although entomb behind a massive wall of sheetrock. [url=http://www.flickr.com/photos/maincourse/]Maincourse: Theatres[/url]

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JackCoursey commented about West End Cinema on Jun 4, 2011 at 3:53 pm

How are the three auditoriums configured? The one closest to the entrance appears to be fan shaped.

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JackCoursey commented about Academy Theatre on Jun 4, 2011 at 3:43 pm

Some work is underway to revert the auditorium to its original design and purpose by creating a new hybrid called the cinema church. The pulpit is gone, the stage restored and a giant new screen added. It could be quite a showpiece but I don’t hold any faith that there will be any screenings of the works of John Waters at this site for the immediate future.

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JackCoursey commented about Maple Theater on May 7, 2011 at 12:25 pm

Photo from 2010 of the Maple Arts Theatre. The complex was in quite good condition on my visit and still retained much of its original 70’s décor.

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JackCoursey commented about Mt. Airy Theatre on Apr 27, 2011 at 6:31 pm

2011 Photo of the Mount Airy Theatre

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JackCoursey commented about Gompertz Theatre on Apr 23, 2011 at 8:21 pm

Photos from April 2011 of the theatre: 1, 2

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JackCoursey commented about Paramount Theater on Apr 9, 2011 at 6:44 pm

Was this theatre ever equipped with an organ? Photos from 2011:
Facade, Rear of auditorium, Stage

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JackCoursey commented about Rolling Valley Mall Theatre on Apr 5, 2011 at 5:45 pm

The total seating capacity was 600 (200 for each auditorium).

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JackCoursey commented about Crighton Theatre on Mar 27, 2011 at 4:42 am

2011 photo of the Crighton Theatre.

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JackCoursey commented about Lester Theatre on Mar 22, 2011 at 5:33 pm

The shell of the Lester still stand howbeit the interior has been gutted and transformed into office space. The full address should read 301 East Main Street, Cherryville, NC. Here is a 2010 shot of what remains of the theatre: Lester Theatre