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rivest266 commented about Union Station Movie Theaters To Close on Sep 17, 2008 at 2:23 pm

http://movie-theatre.org/usa/dc/dcm.pdf has the grand opening announcement ad

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rivest266 commented about Phoenix Theatres Union Station 9 on Sep 17, 2008 at 2:22 pm

Grand opening ad at my website at http://movie-theatre.org/usa/dc/dcm.pdf

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rivest266 commented about RC Pittsburgh West 12 on Sep 14, 2008 at 6:50 pm

The grand opening ad is on this page at View link

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rivest266 commented about Showcase Cinemas East on Sep 14, 2008 at 6:39 pm

Grand opening ad at 07/01/1976
View link

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rivest266 commented about State Theatre on Sep 13, 2008 at 2:46 pm

This theatre opened on May 1st, 1950, and the ad can be found on this newspaper page at View link

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rivest266 commented about Beach Theatre on Sep 13, 2008 at 2:17 pm

the beach website has an opening date of January 15th, 1940
http://www.beachtheatre.com/history.html but no ad appered in the newspapers until 1946. The movie page for January 15th, 1940 can be found at View link

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rivest266 commented about Beach Theatre on Sep 13, 2008 at 2:11 pm

Lost Memory, the Beach opened on March 3rd, 1946 and an ad can be found at
View link

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rivest266 commented about Tyrone Square 6 on Sep 12, 2008 at 7:04 pm

It opened by somebody else then ended up with the Wometco circuit.

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rivest266 commented about Seminole Cinema 8 on Sep 12, 2008 at 6:26 pm

This theatre and the Cineplex Odeon Main Street 5 in Clearwater opened on July 25th, 1986. Ads for these cinemas are at View link

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rivest266 commented about Tyrone Square 6 on Sep 12, 2008 at 6:02 pm

Correction to the Sept 12 posting: It was renamed 9th Avenue theatre when AMC took it over. It closed in 1981.

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rivest266 commented about Tyrone Square 6 on Sep 12, 2008 at 5:59 pm

There was an another theatre in the mall that opened in September, 1965.
picture and grand opening announcement is on this page at View link
Listings for it disappered in 1979.

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rivest266 commented about Silver Lake Drive-In on Sep 12, 2008 at 5:31 pm

The grand opening ad is at View link (you may have to drag the page to bring the ad in view.) and http://www.drive-ins.com/theater/patsil3

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rivest266 commented about 28th Street Drive-In on Sep 11, 2008 at 5:35 pm

Grand opening ad is on this newspaper page at View link

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rivest266 commented about Warner Theatre on Sep 11, 2008 at 2:00 am

Ad for the premiere of Cinerama at the New Google archive at View link

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rivest266 commented about Sunshine Mall 5 on Sep 10, 2008 at 4:46 pm

Google has posted Microfilms for the newspapers for this area.
Expansions:
1968 one cinema opened as Trans-Lux
1974 renamed Sunshine Mall Cinema
1977 2 cinemas
1986 5 cinemas
Owners:
1974-1986 Plitt
1986-1995 Cineplex Odeon
I have not gone through the 1990’s.

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rivest266 commented about Tyrone Square 6 on Sep 9, 2008 at 5:29 pm

Lost Memory, the grand opening ad is on this page at View link

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rivest266 commented about Florida Theatre on Sep 9, 2008 at 5:00 pm

Grand opening ad at View link
there are about 10 pages

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rivest266 commented about Loew's St. Petersburg on Sep 8, 2008 at 6:51 pm

another ad at View link along with the Crossroads

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rivest266 commented about Loew's St. Petersburg on Sep 8, 2008 at 6:47 pm

Grand opening ad at View link

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rivest266 commented about Cinema City at MarketPlace on Aug 31, 2008 at 7:20 am

The Cinema City Chain also had a cinema in Edmonton,AB and two in Winnipeg MB. All three was taken over by Cineplex Entertainment.

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rivest266 commented about Melody Cruise-In on Aug 29, 2008 at 4:39 pm

Lost Memory, what was the name of the old drive on the north side of E. National Road at View link
?

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rivest266 commented about Margate Twin Cinema on Aug 24, 2008 at 3:35 pm

K-B Theatres had many theatres in the Washington D. C. area.

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rivest266 commented about Modern Theatre on Aug 24, 2008 at 7:53 am

This theatre was owned by the Bailey Circuit

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rivest266 commented about Midway Theatre on Aug 24, 2008 at 7:46 am

This was owned by Holiday Theatres.

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rivest266 commented about Columbia Theater on Aug 23, 2008 at 9:32 am

Lost Memory, It has been yanked, but can be found at View link