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rivest266 commented about Valley III Theatre on Jul 26, 2012 at 5:49 pm

This opened on July 30th, 1976. Grand opening ad uploaded in the photo section for this cinema.

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rivest266 commented about Southridge 3 on Jul 26, 2012 at 5:43 pm

December 22nd, 1976 grand opening ad has been uploaded here.

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rivest266 commented about Theatre 1536 on Jul 26, 2012 at 5:32 pm

This opened as Theatre 1536 on October 25th, 1974. Grand opening ad posted here.

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rivest266 commented about Sierra III Theatre on Jul 26, 2012 at 5:31 pm

This opened on April 13th, 1973. Grand opening ad uploaded here.

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rivest266 commented about Fleur Cinema & Cafe on Jul 26, 2012 at 4:00 pm

November 25th, 1970 grand opening ad has been uploaded here in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about East Gate III Cinemas on Jul 25, 2012 at 7:22 pm

Also uploaded the Cinema III grand opening ad from November 26th, 1969. It had separate management from the other two screens.

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rivest266 commented about East Gate III Cinemas on Jul 25, 2012 at 6:47 pm

This was opened by General Cinemas* on October 26th, 1966. Dubinsky must has taken it over shortly after.

  • typical General Cinema ad design.
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rivest266 commented about Merle Hay Mall Cinema on Jul 25, 2012 at 6:32 pm

This opened as Plaza on January 28th, 1966. I uploaded it’s grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Galaxy Showcase Theatre on Jul 25, 2012 at 6:26 pm

Galaxy Showcase grand opening ad from October 8th, 1965 has been uploaded here.

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rivest266 commented about Plantation Drive-In on Jul 25, 2012 at 6:08 pm

This opened on July 2nd, 1965. Ad uploaded in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Waverly Drive-In on Jul 24, 2012 at 5:40 pm

1958 USGS photo uploaded here.

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rivest266 commented about Waterloo Theatre on Jul 24, 2012 at 4:23 pm

This opened on January 30th, 1949.

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rivest266 commented about Starlite Drive-In on Jul 24, 2012 at 4:21 pm

September 10th, 1947 grand opening ad uploaded here.

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rivest266 commented about SkyVue Drive-In on Jul 24, 2012 at 4:19 pm

July 25th, 1950 grand opening ad uploaded here.

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rivest266 commented about Crossroads 12 Theatre on Jul 24, 2012 at 4:16 pm

The grand opening ad has been uploaded here.

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rivest266 commented about Crossroads 12 Theatre on Jul 24, 2012 at 4:12 pm

This opened as a twin on July 16th, 1971. Expansions: four cinemas on August 23rd, 1979, seven screens on July 31st, 1987, 10 cinemas in 1990 and 12 screens in 1999.

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rivest266 commented about Hillcrest Drive-In on Jul 24, 2012 at 4:09 pm

This opened on May 4th, 1951 at Hwy 57 & 58. Grand opening ad uploaded here.

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rivest266 commented about College Square Cinema on Jul 24, 2012 at 3:48 pm

This opened as a twin on March 26th, 1970. 3 in 1978, 4 in 1984, 8 in 2004 and 12 in 2008. Grand opening ad uploaded here.

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rivest266 commented about Park 70 Theatre on Jul 23, 2012 at 6:40 pm

28 Aug 1970 page 22 of LIFE has a 4-page article about this theatre.

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rivest266 commented about Cinema V Theatres on Jul 23, 2012 at 6:27 pm

Did this close down in October, 2008? Showtimes not listed.

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rivest266 commented about State Theatre on Jul 22, 2012 at 6:16 pm

This opened on May 27th, 1938. Grand opening ad here.

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rivest266 commented about Dubuque Drive-In on Jul 22, 2012 at 6:08 pm

Also the 1954 aerial has been uploaded here. It was on John Deere Road.

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rivest266 commented about Dubuque Drive-In on Jul 22, 2012 at 6:04 pm

1949 grand opening ad posted here.

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rivest266 commented about Cinema Center 8 on Jul 22, 2012 at 6:02 pm

This opened with one cinema in 1968. 2 in 1969, 3 in 1973, 4 in 1979, 5 in 1982, 8 in 1985 S. It became part of the Excellence Theatres in 1988 and Carmike in 1991. Closed in 2008.

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rivest266 commented about Cedar Rapids Drive-In on Jul 22, 2012 at 3:19 pm

1965 aerial photo uploaded. This drive-in is not to be confused with the Cedar Rapids Twin Drive-in which opened on June 13th, 1969 at 6300 SW Hwy 18