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rivest266 commented about Del Mar Drive-In on Aug 9, 2011 at 8:10 pm

1964 area of the drive-in http://www.historicaerials.com/aerials.php?scale=2.13663147195033E-05&lat=32.9850046147581&lon=-117.267420653095&year=1964

There was no drive shown on the photo, are you of its location?

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rivest266 commented about Lemon Bowl Cinema-Dine on Aug 9, 2011 at 4:50 pm

Correction, the link povided by CSWalczak states that it closed in 1953.

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rivest266 commented about Lemon Bowl Cinema-Dine on Aug 9, 2011 at 4:48 pm

Picture is at http://www.historicaerials.com/aerials.php?scale=2.88184505225325E-05&lat=32.7392941215329&lon=-117.0549555088&year=1953

It’s gone by 1964.

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rivest266 commented about Ace Drive-In on Aug 9, 2011 at 4:41 pm

3615 Grove Street maps properly. An apartment complex now stands on the site

old aerial: http://www.historicaerials.com/aerials.php?scale=1.04200837212108E-05&lat=32.744708&lon=-117.027258&year=1964

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rivest266 commented about Theatre Box on Aug 8, 2011 at 12:14 pm

This opened in November 1997

San Diego Union-Tribune, The (CA) – November 6, 1997

Life in the age of the ‘plex Gaslamp 15 looks like a movie house … now if it would just act and sound like one … It is called the Pacific Gaslamp 15 Theater and it has no gas lamps — or Ingrid Bergman in “Gaslight.” But it might be a gas, as Sinatra would say: 73,000 square feet including 15 theaters, with “wall-to-wall” screens up to 30 by 46 feet large, plus raked “stadium” seating, plush red seats, lights shaped like Academy Awards, digital sound and a lobby fit for a train depot — or a “popcorn

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rivest266 commented about Del Rosa Cinemas on Aug 7, 2011 at 10:54 pm

This was one of the Krikorian theatres that was part of the deal with Regal Cinemas in 1996. Question: when did this open?

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rivest266 commented about Santa Paula Drive-In on Aug 7, 2011 at 3:31 pm

Aerial photo made in 1967 by USGS

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rivest266 commented about Sky View Drive-In on Aug 7, 2011 at 2:44 pm

Photo: 1964 photo from USGS Earth Explorer id: 7LTQ08021-229

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rivest266 commented about Channel Islands Cinema on Aug 7, 2011 at 2:08 pm

This opened on February 18th, 1966 with one cinema. 2 screens in 1974 and five on January 13th, 1984.

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rivest266 commented about Rainbow Theatre on Aug 6, 2011 at 11:30 pm

I added the site plan showing both theatres in this page’s photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Fox Event Center on Aug 6, 2011 at 11:30 pm

I added the site plan showing both theatres in this page’s photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Montclair Theatre on Aug 6, 2011 at 8:06 pm

Aerial from 1980 http://www.historicaerials.com/aerials.php?scale=6.4560308924945E-06&lat=34.06251&lon=-117.709929&year=1980 you may have to zoom in to see the building.

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rivest266 commented about AMC Glendora 12 on Aug 5, 2011 at 5:44 am

This opened on October 17th, 2008. The grand opening ad is in the photo section of this theatre’s page.

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rivest266 commented about Azusa Foothill Drive-In on Aug 5, 2011 at 5:42 am

Grand opening ad has been uploaded in the photo section

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rivest266 commented about Alhambra Place on Aug 5, 2011 at 5:41 am

This opened on May 24th, 1985. ad in photo section of this page.

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rivest266 commented about Regency Commerce on Aug 2, 2011 at 9:50 pm

The Rivest website is being corrected to show it to open in 1977. The infomation that I had was not as accurate as it is now.

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rivest266 commented about Park Theatre on Aug 1, 2011 at 3:33 pm

Robv & Rowley was taken over by UA in the 1960’s.

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rivest266 commented about Park Theatre on Aug 1, 2011 at 3:33 pm

This was listed under the Robb & Rowley listings in the 1940 Film Daily Yearbook. Robb & Rowley was the major chain in Dallas,TX. They also had the Pasadena and State.

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rivest266 commented about Americana 5 on Aug 1, 2011 at 2:45 pm

http://www.boxofficemagazine.com/the_vault/issue_page?issue_id=1970-4-20&page_no=62#page_start has pictures of the theatre from Boxoffice in 1970.

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rivest266 commented about Smodcastle on Jul 26, 2011 at 11:29 pm

This closed on June 29th, 2011 according to the official website.

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rivest266 commented about Coast Playhouse on Jul 19, 2011 at 1:01 am

Listed as Gallery & Quickie 1972-1974 showing gay adult films and listed as Gary 1974 until the LA Times ban on adult entertainment in 1977.

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rivest266 commented about Regal Visalia Sequoia Mall 12 on Jul 16, 2011 at 5:25 pm

An older triplex operated in the northwest corner of the mall property from the late 1970’s until 1996. It was owned by Mann. You can see the building in Maps.bing.com’s bird eye view. It since been demolished.

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rivest266 commented about Cinema Langelier 6 on Jul 1, 2011 at 10:52 pm

There was an lawsuit on page 22

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rivest266 commented about Cine-Parc St-Eustache on Jun 24, 2011 at 11:38 pm

Official website