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rivest266 commented about Carnival Cinemas on Jul 7, 2019 at 12:56 pm

This opened on August 30th, 1996. Grand opening ad posted. Carnival Cinemas openingCarnival Cinemas opening Thu, Aug 29, 1996 – 21 · Red Deer Advocate (Red Deer, Alberta, Canada) · Newspapers.com

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rivest266 commented about Uptown Cinema Centre on Jul 7, 2019 at 12:41 pm

This opened as the Uptown theatre on April 3rd, 1968 as the 2nd theatre in the Landmark chain. It reopened with 4 screens as the Uptown Cinema Centre on October 17th, 1986 and closed in 2008.

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rivest266 commented about Famous Players Park Plaza Theatre on Jul 7, 2019 at 12:33 pm

Expansions: 2 screens on July 28th, 1978, 5 screens on September 3rd, 1982 and 7 screens on August 1st, 1986. Closed January 10th, 2010. Grand opening ads posted.

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rivest266 commented about Paramount Theatre on Jul 7, 2019 at 12:11 pm

The Paramount opened on November 21st, 1955 and reopened as a twin cinema on January 22nd, 1975 and closed in 1985. Grand opening ads posted. Paramount twin openingParamount twin opening Wed, Jan 22, 1975 – 26 · Red Deer Advocate (Red Deer, Alberta, Canada) · Newspapers.com

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rivest266 commented about 40th Avenue Drive-In on Jul 7, 2019 at 12:04 pm

This opened on June 2nd, 1966 and expanded with 3 screens on May 19th, 1976 and closed in 1987. Grand opening ad uploaded.

40th Avenue Drive-In 1 2 3 opening40th Avenue Drive-In 1 2 3 opening Wed, May 19, 1976 – 9 · Red Deer Advocate (Red Deer, Alberta, Canada) · Newspapers.com

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rivest266 commented about Cahaba Twin Theatres on Jul 6, 2019 at 12:18 pm

Here’s what I found out about this cinema. •December 20th, 1972 opened as the Jerry Lewis Twin Cinemas

•May 8th, 1974 renamed Selma Twin Cinemas

•July-August 1974 renamed Taylor Cinemas

•January 31st, 1975 reopened by Cobb Theatres as the Cahaba Twin Cinemas

•1997 sold to Regal Cinemas

•Early 2000’s bought back by Cobb theatres after Regal goes bankrupt

•2011 closed.

Grand opening ads posted.

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rivest266 commented about Selmont Drive-In on Jul 6, 2019 at 12:14 pm

Aerial photo of not-so-good quality uploaded along with other cinemas in town.

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rivest266 commented about Selmont Drive-In on Jul 6, 2019 at 12:10 pm

The Sel-Mont Drive-In had its last season in 1979.

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rivest266 commented about Electric Theatre on Jul 6, 2019 at 11:29 am

First mention in the Selma Times from February 27th, 1907.

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rivest266 commented about Roxy Theatre on Jul 6, 2019 at 11:17 am

Newspaper ads for the Roxy stopped in 1952.

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rivest266 commented about Roxy Theatre on Jul 6, 2019 at 11:13 am

This opened on July 20th, 1939. Grand opening ad posted and below Roxy theatre openingRoxy theatre opening Wed, Jul 19, 1939 – 2 · The Selma Times-Journal (Selma, Alabama) · Newspapers.com

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rivest266 commented about Selma Walton Theatre on Jul 5, 2019 at 6:57 pm

Showing movies again per https://waltontheaterselma.org/home

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rivest266 commented about Cahaba Twin Theatres on Jul 5, 2019 at 10:12 am

This opened as the Jerry Lewis twin cinemas on December 20th, 1972.

Jerry Lewis cinema openingJerry Lewis cinema opening Sun, Nov 26, 1972 – 22 · The Selma Times-Journal (Selma, Alabama) · Newspapers.com

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rivest266 commented about River Park Theatres 1 & 2 on Jun 25, 2019 at 5:05 pm

Grand opening ad posted.

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rivest266 commented about Cinedome 8 on Jun 25, 2019 at 2:52 pm

The first four screens opened on December 22nd, 1982. Grand opening ad posted. Cinedome 4 openingCinedome 4 opening Wed, Dec 22, 1982 – 25 · The Napa Valley Register (Napa, California) · Newspapers.com