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rivest266
rivest266 commented about Bluemound Drive-In on Oct 18, 2010 at 2:17 am

June 18th opening ad ad Drive-In can be found at
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rivest266
rivest266 commented about Showtime Cinema on Oct 17, 2010 at 3:43 pm

This opened on November 21st, 2003
Grand opening ad is at View link

rivest266
rivest266 commented about Grand Warner Theatre on Oct 16, 2010 at 11:52 pm

Grand opening ad for Warner
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rivest266
rivest266 commented about Zenith Theatre on Oct 16, 2010 at 11:48 pm

Oldest ad is at View link

rivest266
rivest266 commented about Esquire Theatre on Oct 16, 2010 at 10:49 pm

October 22nd, 1965 opening as Esquire ad is at View link
larger ad from October 21
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rivest266
rivest266 commented about Villa Theater on Oct 16, 2010 at 9:39 pm

December 22nd, 1962 grand opening ad can be found at
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rivest266
rivest266 commented about Rosebud Cinema Drafthouse on Oct 16, 2010 at 9:19 pm

Small grand opening ad is on this page at
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rivest266
rivest266 commented about Uptown Theatre on Oct 16, 2010 at 8:16 pm

September 1st, 1927 pre opening ad is at View link
September 3rd is missing from the Google archive.

rivest266
rivest266 commented about Towne Theatre on Oct 16, 2010 at 8:10 pm

December 26th, 1946 ad is at View link
(turn to the next page for the ad.)

rivest266
rivest266 commented about Tower Theatre on Oct 16, 2010 at 7:55 pm

May 1st, 1926 ad View link

rivest266
rivest266 commented about Times Cinema on Oct 16, 2010 at 7:48 pm

This opened on June 17th, 1935
They did not have much money for a large ad at the time.
first directory ad is at View link

rivest266
rivest266 commented about Southtown Cinema 4 on Oct 16, 2010 at 5:50 pm

Three screens on July 10th, 1973
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rivest266
rivest266 commented about Southtown Cinema 4 on Oct 16, 2010 at 5:45 pm

This opened on November 2nd, 1966.
Ad with a picture of the theatre and Ben Marcus can be seen at
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rivest266
rivest266 commented about Shorewood Theatre on Oct 16, 2010 at 5:25 pm

This opened on July 8th, 1927
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rivest266
rivest266 commented about Sherman Theatre on Oct 16, 2010 at 5:14 pm

This opened on December 25th, 1935
You can see the grand opening announcement
on this newspaper page in the Fox page at
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rivest266
rivest266 commented about Riverside Theatre on Oct 14, 2010 at 11:41 pm

Even better,
an ad for Milwaukee’s Proudest Possession, the grand opening ad can be seen at View link

Preopening ads is at
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and
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rivest266
rivest266 commented about Plaza Theatre on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:31 am

oldest ad for this theater is at View link from July 9, 1928

rivest266
rivest266 commented about Palace Theatre on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:06 am

Chuck 1231 found an pre grand opening ad at
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The archive is missing August 31 of the Journal

rivest266
rivest266 commented about Oriental Theatre on Oct 13, 2010 at 11:38 pm

Another ad from July 29 at
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rivest266
rivest266 commented about Oriental Theatre on Oct 13, 2010 at 11:36 pm

Opened July 2nd, 1927
ad is at View link

rivest266
rivest266 commented about Oasis Theatre on Oct 13, 2010 at 11:23 pm

opening announcement
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rivest266
rivest266 commented about Northtown Cinemas on Oct 13, 2010 at 10:00 pm

This opened on Christmas Eve, 1976
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rivest266
rivest266 commented about Prospect Mall Cinemas on Oct 13, 2010 at 9:52 pm

July 2nd, 1976 grand opening ad can be found on this microfilm at
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remember to rewind it after you are done (just joking)

rivest266
rivest266 commented about Northridge Movies 6 on Oct 13, 2010 at 9:40 pm

UA left the space in 1997
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something about the mall is at
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rivest266
rivest266 commented about Northridge Movies 6 on Oct 13, 2010 at 9:20 pm

Grand opening ad December 22nd, 1972 (along with the new Southridge) is at
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