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NightHawk1 and Joe Vogel:
I have in my possession the newspaper ad from the Jacksonville Daily News on the April 26,1956 grand opening ad of the Center Theater. Please contact me at
THE OPENING ATTRACTION FOR THE CENTER THEATER’S OPENING
Was “MEET ME IN LAS VEGAS”– In Cinemascope and Color!!!
Starring Dan Dailey, and Cyd Charisse on April 26,1956.
THE COMING ATTRACTION: Elvis Presley in LOVE ME TENDER
I have in my possession the grand opening newspaper ad for the Oakwood Cinema’s attraction. Please Mr. Savage feel free to contact me at
dsavage…I have the original ads for the Englewood Cinema’s Grand Opening from March 31, 1972…..
I can be contacted at
THE ENGLEWOOD CINEMA 1 & 2 opened on March 31, 1972 with the GRAND OPENING ATTRACTIONS……
SCREEN 1: Robert Redford in THE HOT ROCK
SCREEN 2: James Coburn in THE HONKERS
THE COMING ATTRACTIONS ARE COMING TO THE CINEMA 1 & 2:
-John Wayne in THE COWBOYS
-Marlon Brando in THE GODFATHER…The Event of 1972!!!
-Clint Eastwood as DIRTY HARRY
-And the Rocky Mount return of BILLY JACK
THE OPENING ATTRACTION FOR THE OAKWOOD CINEMA 1 & 2:
JULY 29, 1977……
SCREEN 1: Susan Sarandon in THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT
SCREEN 2: Richard Harris in ORCA
COMING ATTRACTIONS:“EMPIRE OF THE ANTS” with Joan Collins
“RACE FOR YOUR CHARLIE BROWN”
“GREASED LIGHTING” with Richard Pryor and Pam Grier
Opened under Stewart & Everett as the Oakwood Cinema 1 & 2 on July 29, 1977…..
Seating capacity was at 600.
Auditorium 1 seated 300
Auditorium 2 seated 300
Opened as the Carmike Cinema 7 on November 17, 1989.
The opening attraction for the grand opening of the Carmike Cinema 7 was “HARLEM NIGHTS” starring Eddie Murphy that played on 2 screens.
The very first 007 picture DOCTOR NO played here first-run as a exclusive Carolina engagement at Charlotte’s Imperial Theater.
The Imperial Theatre’s demise came in 1964 when the opening of the Park Terrace Theater brought this cinema to closed its doors. Not to mention faced strong competition from the state of the art and bigger Charlottetown Mall Cinema 1 & 2 which was the state’s first-ever twin theater that opened a year earlier in 1963.
Zelda and Susan Walker: My name is Raymond and I have in my possession from the February 28, 1957 advertisement from The Charlotte Observer for the Imperial’s showing of Cecil B. DeMille’s THE TEN COMMANDMENTS which was the only reserved seat showing of the film in the Carolinas. I also have the advertisement for its Eastern North Carolina premiere where it played in Raleigh first run which was also a reserved seat engagement. If you need to see them please contact me at
This theater is open and is showing first-run movies.
Opened on September 4, 2015 with a seating capacity of 427.
This theater got a LOT of the United Artists product and some Disney during the 1960’s and early-1970’s.
ALL of the “Beatles”, “James Bond”,and “Pink Panther” films played here first-run at the Center.
Scheduled for its grand opening September 4, 2015
This should say closed, demolished, 1 screen, 600 cars.The Cinema was Jacksonville’s last standing drive-in that closed in 1985.
The Grand Opening for the Cinema 6 was October 14, 1983 under Charlotte based Stewart & Everett(which also owned and operated The Brynn Marr 3, Northwoods Twin,and the Center Twin). The Cinema 6 replaced the Iwo Jima Theatre Downtown and the Cinema Drive-In which were also under Stewart & Everett which were closed by 1983. I have the grand opening ad for this theater as well as the microfilm newspaper ad if interested please contact me at
JURASSIC PARK played here first-run in 1993 on 2 screens with the largest auditorium having Dolby Stereo system equipped.
SEATING CAPACITY FOR THE GOLDEN EAST CROSSING CINEMAS that opened on December 18, 1987 under Cineplex-Odeon and later Carmike Cinemas.
Screen 1=200 seats the largest auditorium that was equipped with a Dolby Stereo system….
Total number of capacity seats: 675
Added on a second auditorium around late-1975 or mid-1976 when the Cardinal was under ABC Southeastern Theatres.
It remained a twin theater until 1985 when it added on a third screen under Cineplex Odeon/Plitt Theatres.
THE CARMIKE CARDINAL 3 closed in October of 2000 as a second run discount theatre under Carmike Cinemas. The information posted about its closing is incorrect.
This theater got a lot of the MGM and Columbia product.
Not to mention the longest-running engagement that this theater booked was on June 12, 1967 for it showing of THE DIRTY DOZEN that brought it records crowds for 15 weeks.
Reminds me of the same architectural design of The Cameron Village Theater that opened about the same year as this cinema did back in 1951 in Raleigh,North Carolina.
Once the site of the former A&P grocery store in Five Points.
The building had the same identical style and concept as the Cinema 6 in Jacksonville and Havelock and also in the same design as the Cinema 4 in Southern Pines.
I have found the grand opening advertisement from 1941 and will be revised for the Cinema Treasures site.
FROM HOLLY SPRINGS, FUQUAY VARINA:
Take State Highway 55 West through Apex (Downtown),and Beaver Creek Commons going towards Durham and Research Triangle Park. Go pass the State Highway 540 bridge(which is a toll road) towards O'Kelly Chapel Church Road and make a right at the light and go towards the roundabout onto Parkside Main Street. The theater will be to your immediate left.