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rivest266 commented about Aurora Cinema I-II-III on Jan 20, 2012 at 1:10 pm

This opened on April 5th, 1975. Grand opening ad posted.

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rivest266 commented about Admiral Theatre on Jan 20, 2012 at 1:05 pm

Grand opening ad from January 22nd, 1942 and May 23rd, 1973 (as twin) has been posted in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about 5th Avenue Theatre on Jan 20, 2012 at 1:02 pm

This opened on September 24th, 1926. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Broadway Theatre on Jan 18, 2012 at 3:33 pm

THE SEATTLE TIMES – January 11, 1990

BROADWAY TO CLOSE The Broadway Theatre on Capitol Hill will close its doors for the last time tonight. The Pay'n Save store next door is scheduled to expand into the theater’s space at the corner of John and Broadway.The Broadway’s last picture show is “We’re No Angels.” It opened as the Society Theater in 1911. Seven Gables Theaters, which has been managing the Broadway for several years, already has moved most of its bookings…

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rivest266 commented about Trio Theater on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:22 pm

May 18th, 1948 grand opening ad has been posted here. You may notice the quote “Balcony for Negroes”.

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rivest266 commented about Varsity Theater on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:13 pm

November 23rd, 1937 grand opening ad posted here.

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rivest266 commented about University Cinema 4 on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:07 pm

This opened as Jerry Lewis on November 4th, 1970. It was renamed University in mid 1973 with two more screens opened on August 23rd, 1973. Gulf States took it over in 1980 and UA in 1986. Grand opening ads posted here.

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rivest266 commented about Tiger Drive-In on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:03 pm

This opened on July 16th, 1948. I uploaded an aerial photo and grand opening ad here.

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rivest266 commented about Showtown Twin Drive-In on Jan 12, 2012 at 2:32 pm

This opened on August 13th, 1969. I have uploaded an USGS aerial and an grand opening ad here.

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rivest266 commented about Robert E. Lee Theater on Jan 12, 2012 at 2:12 pm

This opened on August 4th, 1966 with one cinema with Dr. Zhivago on an hard ticket policy. An 2nd cinema opened on July 9th, 1969, 3 cinemas in 1970 and four in 1974. I uploaded the 1966 and 1969 grand opening ads with the 1966 ad having a picture of the theatre.

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rivest266 commented about Regina Theater on Jan 12, 2012 at 2:07 pm

This opened on February 14th, 1942 and switched to adult movies in 1969. Picture and grand opening ad posted here.

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rivest266 commented about Rebel Drive-In on Jan 12, 2012 at 2:04 pm

This opened on February 20th, 1952. I have uploaded an aerial of the drive-in as well as its grand opening ad here.

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rivest266 commented about AMC Mall of Louisiana 15 on Jan 12, 2012 at 2:01 pm

An IMAX screen was added in 2011.

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rivest266 commented about AMC Baton Rouge 16 on Jan 12, 2012 at 1:50 pm

The lot is 2,860 feet long, about the same height as the world’s tallest building in Dubai.

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rivest266 commented about North Park Twin Cinema on Jan 11, 2012 at 4:37 pm

This opened on December 20th, 1974. Grand opening ad posted here.

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rivest266 commented about Florida Drive-In on Jan 11, 2012 at 4:28 pm

This opened as Drive-In on December 19th, 1941. It was renamed Florida Drive-In in 1950 to avoid confusion with other drive-ins. I uploaded the grand opening ad as well as an aerial.

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rivest266 commented about Hart Theatre on Jan 11, 2012 at 4:17 pm

This opened on June 21st, 1941. The grand opening ad has been posted here. In 1973-1974 it was part of the Riverside Mall Cinema Center.

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rivest266 commented about Cortana Mall Cinema on Jan 11, 2012 at 4:12 pm

August 26th, 1976 grand opening ad has been uploaded here.

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rivest266 commented about Cinema 6 on Jan 11, 2012 at 4:01 pm

This opened as Essen Mall Cinemas 6 on December 11th, 1985. Its grand opening ad is here.

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rivest266 commented about Broadmoor Theatre on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:59 pm

This opened on August 19th, 1965. The grand opening ad has been posted here.

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rivest266 commented about Bon Marche Twin Cinema on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:57 pm

Ads from February 24th, 1972 and August 8th, 1974 has been uploaded here.

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rivest266 commented about Airline Drive-In on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:54 pm

USGS aerial from the 1950’s and early 1951 ad uploaded here.

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rivest266 commented about Bon Marche 15 on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:49 pm

This opened as Cinema 8 – Bon Marche on December 14th, 1979. Grand opening ad posted here.

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rivest266 commented about Ann Theater on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:42 pm

This opened at 6704 Scenic Highway on February 26th, 1953. Grand opening ad posted here.

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rivest266 commented about Siegen Village Cinema 10 on Jan 10, 2012 at 12:57 pm

I uploaded an aerial of the theatre from Bing here.