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The Victoria Theatre’s site later had a York store, and the entire block was replaced in 1974-77 by The Gallery and the newer Gimbels Department Store.
According to Irvin R. Glazer’s “Philadelphia Theatres” book, this theatre opened in 1912, and closed in 1953
Mikemorano, The General Cinema Northeast 4 (AKA Cinema I & II) was not torn down. Instead The original Cinema II portion was converted into the current NE Philadelphia Social Security office.
Love how the Lee Highway Multiplex Cinemas reused the old Lee Highway Drive In signage
finkysteet, Rite aid never occipied the Goldman’s/Stanley Warner’s/Eric Terminal Theatre site. The site became a walkway to both the Media and Sharon Hill Trolleys (SEPTA Routes 101 and 102), and a secondary entrance into 69th Street Terminal. This was all done during the 1987 reconstruction of the 69th Street Terminal complex that added a third entrance at the back of the Norristown Hi Speed Line
The Net Coat Market started out as Food Fair. The home Depot replaced the old J. M. Fields/The Dry Goods building, the mall itself, and the Warner Drugs/Rite Aid Pharmacy building.
The Queen building did say on it “Eric Queen” with a marquee for screens #3-6
The main entrance to the King Theatre was in the back of the building, with shops on the front facing DeKlab Pike
Just to the north of this Drive-In was the Eric Penn-Jersey Theatre
I would assume when this became a 3-plex, one of the twin theatres itself was split into 2?
Looks like the seam from the old 14-plex to the 6 screen addition to make this a 20-plex
The British rock group Def Leppard filmed the music video for their song “Foolin'” here at the Ritz Theatre in the summer of 1983 during their “Pyromania” tour
since Mid october, this theatre is now known as AMC Philadelphia Mills 14. The mall itself since late September has been known as Philadelphia Mills Mall
Interstellar will be shown here starting Friday November 7 in 4k digital and 2k IMAX
5 screens are Fork & Screen, and the other 4 are Cinema Suites.
This theatre is now AMC Dine In Coral Ridge 10 Theatre, with 5 auditoriums as Fork & Screen, and the other 5 as Cinema Suites.
Theatres #2 to 6 are pure “Fork & Screen” Theatres, and Theatres #7 to 12 are a combination of “Fork & Screen” and “Cinema Suites” Theatres, with 3 of these theatres are the Cinema Suites. i don’t know which auditorium numbers.
This theatre is now a combo AMC Theatres/AMC Dine In Theatres
My local theatre already has the wireless equipment for a few years now, and is sucessful. The IMAX Digital projectors does not support closed-captioning and audio description devices.
Fizz1, The Boxoffice article link that Tinseltoes provided for this theatre is from 1966, not the late 50’s. The Plaza opened in 1957. there is also a picture on this page of the opening ad from 1965.
The ALAN: The Bucks Mall Colonial Theatre/AMC Bucks Colonial Twin has been demolished when the Bucks County Mall itself was converted into Acme Sav-on.
Also, the original Planet Of The apes played here in 1968
This picture is not the Stanley Theatre in Philadelphia, but that of the Stanley Theatre (Benedum Center for the Performing Arts) in Pittsburgh, PA
This location’s building started out as a 1950’s Flat Roof Acme Markets, then became an AMC Theatres in 1990/1991
I have newspaper ads from 6/1/1991 and this theatre is still listed as “Eric 3 Fairless Hills”
According to Cinematour, this theatre opened 10/25/1991