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This opened in 1987. It is one of the first theatres to be built by Cinemark.
This opened in May 1977.
This drive-in finally opened: First ad at July 19th, 1957 at View link
All earlier dates has no ads. Ken MC, that was a pre-opening announcement.
grand opening ad on July 19th, 1965 as Gemini at View link
Thanks, Ken MC. I uploaded the grand opening ads at View link
Website closed: Internet archive at View link
This has closed in 2008.
This should give Village Roadshow a run for their money in the USA. Is Regal and AMC listening?
This was Loew’s State 1927-1972. It had 2,200 seats. There was another State theatre at 5913 Washington that opened in 1941 according to the Cinematour site. It had 600 seats in ‘50.
This opened with 14 cinemas on May 15th, 1986.
Trans-Beacon had theatres in Fresno CA, Chicago IL, and leased the Imperial Cinerama from Famous Players in MontrÃ©al,QC. any more?
This is at 4020 Bellaire, it maps properly with Google.
The grand opening announcement from August 17th, 1949 can be seen at
The ad runs at least 17 pages
This is being threatened with demolition for an office building
View link (In Frence)
Grand opening ad for the first Fiesta DI on February 7th, 1950 at View link
Capri Grand opening in February 24th, 1961 at View link
This has closed in 2008 in favor of a new cinema called Rio 10 at 1401 Bandera Highway.
Jackie Chan’s The Big Brawl was filmed in this theatre. video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hm4Qvx3Gbas 2-3 minutes in.
you can read and download The Julius Cahn-Gus Hill theatrical guide and moving picture directory at View link . it is over 100MB
This opened in the late 1980’s by Cineplex Odeon. The cinematour photo looks like the typical theatre that they built at the time. Cineplex Odeon sold it to Carmike Cinemas in 1995 and it ended with Starplex around 2002.
This was opened by General Cinemas
Grand opening ad at View link
You can also see the Warner theatre listed in New York City on the bottom right. They must had copied an New York ad.
This has closed in 2005. you can see the damage at View link
This opened as a single screen on April 2nd 1969. 2nd screen in 1972. ad at View link
This opened on June 21st, 1956
The ad claimed that had the largest drive-in in Texas with 1,457 screen, 110ft wide screen, 20 acres of paving, one mile of fence etc… and a kiddyland with an ferris wheel, merry go round etc…
Great opening ad (2 pages) at