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rivest266 commented about Ector Theatre on Jun 21, 2017 at 4:22 pm

another article below:

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rivest266 commented about Ector Theatre on Jun 21, 2017 at 4:21 pm

Found on Newspapers.com

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rivest266 commented about Ector Theatre on Jun 21, 2017 at 4:21 pm

full-page grand opening ad from July 31st, 1951 uploaded in the photo section and below:

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rivest266 commented about Scott 1-2-3 on Jun 21, 2017 at 3:36 pm

This is for a reopening. It opened on February 1st, 1947.

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rivest266 commented about Rio Theater on Jun 21, 2017 at 3:16 pm

Rushing to get the Palace opened by Christmas, 1927

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rivest266 commented about Rio Theater on Jun 21, 2017 at 2:54 pm

JohnnyC, I moved the article to the Rio (4th St.) listing. Still digging through the newly digitised newspaper archive for Odessa for more. stand by.

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rivest266 commented about Rio Theater on Jun 21, 2017 at 2:51 pm

Article about its opening at

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rivest266 commented about Twin Cactus Drive-In on Jun 21, 2017 at 2:44 pm

This opened as a single-screen drive-in called the Cactus drive-in on May 18th, 1947. Article:

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rivest266 commented about Plaza Theater on Jun 21, 2017 at 2:31 pm

This opened on July 17th, 1946 according to the grand opening ad at

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rivest266 commented about Lyric Theatre on Jun 21, 2017 at 2:16 pm

Reopened as the new Lyric theatre on January 22nd, 1936

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rivest266 commented about Paramount Cinema on Jun 16, 2017 at 2:30 pm

2 screens on November 26th, 1986. No special grand opening ad found.

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rivest266 commented about Cinemark River Valley Mall and XD on Jun 12, 2017 at 4:12 pm

Grand opening ad in the photo section in Color!

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rivest266 commented about Regal Cinemas 10 River Valley Mall on Jun 12, 2017 at 3:59 pm

This opened on December 8th, 1989. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Lancaster Cinemas on Jun 12, 2017 at 2:54 pm

3 screens on November 14th, 1984. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Lyric Show-Place 1 & 2 on Jun 12, 2017 at 2:39 pm

Article:

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rivest266 commented about Lyric Show-Place 1 & 2 on Jun 12, 2017 at 2:32 pm

Reopened as a twin cinema called the Lyric Show-Place 1 & 2 on June 14th, 1974. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Lancaster Cinemas on Jun 12, 2017 at 2:22 pm

This opened on November 14th, 1973. The full-page grand opening ad can be seen below at:

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as well as the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Skyview Drive-In on Jun 11, 2017 at 2:32 pm

This opened on June 3rd, 1948. The Grand opening ad below at:

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also in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Broad Theatre on Jun 11, 2017 at 2:14 pm

This opened on June 28th, 1938. Grand opening ad in the photo section and below

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rivest266 commented about Liberty Theatre on Jun 11, 2017 at 2:03 pm

This reopened as Liberty on May 5th, 1934. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Liberty Theatre on Jun 11, 2017 at 1:54 pm

Closed as Hippodrome on April 29th, 1934 according to this:

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rivest266 commented about Marion Center Cinema on Jun 11, 2017 at 10:54 am

Reopened on March 23rd, 2012 as Centre Cinemas. Article:

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ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Marion Center Cinema on Jun 11, 2017 at 10:50 am

Expansions – splitting: 2 – December 14th, 1973, 4 – November 14th, 1980, 7 – August 29th, 1996. 1973 and 1980 grand opening ads in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Ohio Theatre on Jun 11, 2017 at 9:20 am

Became Cinema Ohio on December 5th, 1969.
Article:

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rivest266 commented about Marion Center Cinema on Jun 10, 2017 at 5:06 pm

This opened as the Southland Cinema on April 15th, 1970 by Cinecom Theatres with 624 seats in one screen.