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rivest266 commented about Gladstone 4 Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 10:46 pm

May 24th, 1974 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Watts Mill Cinema on Jul 30, 2015 at 10:30 pm

The Kansas City Star – October 18, 1996

Watts Mill Cinema closes Move is part of a plan to bring seven other movie theaters out of bankruptcy. Watts Mill Cinema in south Kansas City shut its doors this week as part of a plan to bring a group of area theaters out of bankruptcy.The closing came after both former and current managers told a bankruptcy trustee the theater didn’t do enough business to cover costs and was not likely to do so in the future.“It lost a lot of money,” said Bill Burnett, a vice president for Dickinson Theatres, which was chosen last month to operate the eight movie houses under a Chapter 11…

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rivest266 commented about Watts Mill Cinema on Jul 30, 2015 at 6:48 pm

This opened on March 21st, 1973 as a quad cinema.

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rivest266 commented about Glenwood Arts Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 6:19 pm

The Kansas City Star – November 14, 1997

Outclassed Ranch Mart turns off the lights for the last time Former trendy theater at 95th and Mission will close Sunday. The Ranch Mart Cinema at 95th Street and Mission Road will close after the last show Sunday night, ending nearly 30 years of operation.“The lease is expiring, and we just feel that the demand for discount pictures is waning,” said Ron Leslie, operator of the four-screen “dollar” house. Leslie, a former AMC Entertainment president, said his Resort Theaters of America will continue to operate the two-screen Metcalf Theatre, which also offers second-run films at a reduced ticket…

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rivest266 commented about Glenwood Arts Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 6:15 pm

November 24th, 1972 grand opening ad as a 4-plex in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Blue Ridge Cinema East on Jul 30, 2015 at 5:33 pm

December 25th, 1971 grand opening ad with picture in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Glenwood Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 3:13 pm

February 5th, 1969 grand opening ad for the Glenwood II in photo section

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rivest266 commented about South Twin Drive-In on Jul 30, 2015 at 2:55 pm

May 29th, 1970 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Rio Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 2:12 pm

March 22nd, 1968 grand opening ad as Kimo South in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about 40 Hiway Drive-In on Jul 30, 2015 at 2:10 pm

April 4th, 1968 grand reopening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Glenwood Arts Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 1:55 pm

This opened on May 22nd, 1968. Grand opening ad in photo section

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rivest266 commented about Fine Arts Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm

July 8th, 1966 grand opening ad ad Fine Arts in photo section

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rivest266 commented about B & B Twin Drive-In on Jul 30, 2015 at 12:27 pm

Grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about AMC Metro 4 on Jul 30, 2015 at 12:12 pm

Opened in November or December 1966.

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rivest266 commented about AMC Embassy 1 & 2 on Jul 30, 2015 at 11:58 am

This opened on August 11th, 1964. Grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about I-70 Drive-In on Jul 30, 2015 at 11:53 am

July 22nd, 1964 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Parkway Twin on Jul 30, 2015 at 11:32 am

July 12th, 1963 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Midland Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 11:02 am

March 16th, 1962 grand opening ad for the Saxon as well as the March 23rd, 1962 ad for the Studio in photo section. Durwood’s first twin, not the Parkway.

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rivest266 commented about Strand Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 10:47 am

Adult cinema policy started on September 1st, 1962. Ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Fairyland Twin Drive-In on Jul 30, 2015 at 10:24 am

August 23rd, 1961 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about 40 Hiway Drive-In on Jul 29, 2015 at 6:09 pm

May 14th, 1942 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Fine Arts Theatre on Jul 29, 2015 at 2:21 pm

This opened on June 12th, 1942. June 8th ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about West O Drive-In on Jul 29, 2015 at 12:38 pm

May 25th, 1951 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Varsity Theatre on Jul 29, 2015 at 12:37 pm

November 1st, 1934 grand opening ad in photo section

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rivest266 commented about Starview Drive-In on Jul 29, 2015 at 12:37 pm

May 28th, 1948 grand opening ad in photo section. First drive-in in town.