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rivest266 commented about Saenger Theatre on Dec 2, 2017 at 12:34 pm

Grand opening ad in the photo section and below.

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rivest266 commented about Isis Theatre on Dec 2, 2017 at 11:42 am

This opened on May 14th, 1914. Grand opening ad in the photo section

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rivest266 commented about AMC Classic Butte 6 on Dec 2, 2017 at 9:14 am

3-plex opened on May 5th, 1985.

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rivest266 commented about Mother Lode Theatre on Nov 30, 2017 at 5:02 pm

Closed down as Bow in 1961 and reopened as Fox again on December 21st, 1962. Grand opening ad in the photo section. In 1978 Mann sells their theatres in the area to Carisch theatres and closed down in 1981. It reopened under new management in 1982 and split into two cinemas opening on August 1st, 1984.

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rivest266 commented about Silver Bow Drive-In on Nov 30, 2017 at 4:47 pm

This opened on April 15th, 1977. First ad in the photo section. 2nd screens on July 16th, 1980.

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rivest266 commented about AMC Classic Butte 6 on Nov 30, 2017 at 4:18 pm

Correction. It opened as a twin cinema on June 12th, 1970 not July 3rd as I said before. It became an 6-plex on April 20th, 1990. Also in the process of finding the 3-plex opening date. Ads in the photo section. This posting is temporary.

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rivest266 commented about Mother Lode Theatre on Nov 30, 2017 at 3:58 pm

Closed down as Bow in 1961 and reopened as Fox again on December 21st, 1962. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Rialto Theater on Nov 30, 2017 at 3:47 pm

This closed in 1958 or 1959 and reopened on February 16th, 1962. 1962 ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Mother Lode Theatre on Nov 30, 2017 at 3:27 pm

This reopened as the Bow on September 25th, 1953. Grand opening ad in the photo section and below.

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rivest266 commented about Crest Drive-In on Nov 30, 2017 at 3:19 pm

Tiny grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Bridgeway Drive-In on Nov 30, 2017 at 2:59 pm

This opened on May 16th, 1951. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Motor-Vu Drive-In on Nov 30, 2017 at 2:47 pm

This opened on May 12th, 1950. The opening was planned for the 11th, but the sound amplifier had other plans and failed. Both ads in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Montana Theater on Nov 30, 2017 at 2:45 pm

This reopened as Montana on May 24th, 1940. Grand opened ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Park Theatre on Nov 30, 2017 at 2:40 pm

This opened as Peoples' theatre on February 25th, 1917 and reopened as the Park on November 15th, 1932. Both grand opening ads in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Mother Lode Theatre on Nov 29, 2017 at 2:55 pm

Also opened as Temple on September 6th, 1924. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Mother Lode Theatre on Nov 29, 2017 at 2:52 pm

Reopened as Fox on December 7th, 1929

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rivest266 commented about Liberty Theatre on Nov 29, 2017 at 2:10 pm

This opened on May 20th, 1916.

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ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Empress Theatre on Nov 29, 2017 at 1:53 pm

This became part of Loew’s (of New York) on August 1st, 1914. Article:

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ad:

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rivest266 commented about Ansonia Theatre on Nov 29, 2017 at 1:45 pm

This opened on July 29th, 1912. Article and ad:

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rivest266 commented about Empress Theatre on Nov 29, 2017 at 1:39 pm

This opened or reopened as the Orion on October 29th, 1910 and renamed Empress on July 15th, 1911. 1910 and 1911 grand opening ads in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about New Orpheum Theater on Nov 28, 2017 at 2:57 pm

Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Alcazar Theatre on Nov 28, 2017 at 1:44 pm

May 14th, 1908 article:

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rivest266 commented about Grand Theatres on Nov 27, 2017 at 2:38 pm

Found more information for this cinema. * November 16th, 1984 opened as a twin cinema

  • January 30th, 1987 3rd screen added

  • July 23rd, 1993 6 screens

  • March 16th, 2001 expanded to 10 screens as the theatre gets its Egyptian theme.

  • January 31st, 2003 11th screen opened

  • December 14th, 2005 expanded to 15 screens including the “Pharaoh’s theatre” in cinema 15.

  • 2014 22 screens becoming the largest cinema complex in the state.

more ads in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about AMC Classic Bismarck 8 on Nov 27, 2017 at 2:15 pm

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rivest266 commented about AMC Classic Bismarck 8 on Nov 27, 2017 at 2:14 pm

More information found about this theatre. I have uploaded the 1985 and 1994 ads in the photo section.

  • June 28th, 1985 opens as a triple theatre by Midco as the Gateway Triple

  • July 1st, 1994 expands to 8 screens as it is renamed Midco 8

  • 1995 Midco sells it to Carmike Cinemas

  • July 15th, 1998 renamed Carmike 8 Cinemas

  • 2016 taken over by AMC Theatres

  • Early 2017 renamed AMC Classic Bismarck 8