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rivest266 commented about Regal Barn Plaza 14 on May 26, 2014 at 2:11 pm

This opened on March 19th, 1999. Its grand opening ad can be found in the photo section for this cinema.

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rivest266 commented about Roosevelt Drive-In on May 26, 2014 at 1:54 pm

This drive-in opened on June 25th, 1953. Its grand opening ad can be found in the photo section for this drive-in.

Also uploaded an 1953 aerial photo showing that another drive-in just west of the Roosevelt under construction (must had been halted) and another drive-in construction starting up. An 1958 aerial shows the never opened drive-in fading away and the Roosevelt open.

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rivest266 commented about Premiere Theatre on May 26, 2014 at 1:45 pm

Grand opening ad as a twin from April 12th, 1974 can be found in the photo section for this cinema.

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rivest266 commented about AMC Woodhaven 10 on May 26, 2014 at 1:41 pm

Opened on March 7th, 1973. Its first ad (typical AMC design) can be found in the photo section for this cinema.

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rivest266 commented about AMC Interchange 30 on May 26, 2014 at 12:02 pm

This was the largest theatre since the Roxy in NYC to close with 5,854 seats. The Roxy had 5,886.

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rivest266 commented about Uptown Theatre on May 25, 2014 at 12:31 pm

Opened on February 16th, 1929. Grand opening ad at http://fultonhistory.com/Newspapers%2023/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201929/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201929%20-%202195.pdf

and in the photo section

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rivest266 commented about Randolph Theatre on May 25, 2014 at 12:30 am

Grand opeing ad at

http://fultonhistory.com/Newspapers%2023/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201949/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201949%20b%20-%206317.pdf

as well as the photo section

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rivest266 commented about New Mayfair Theatre on May 24, 2014 at 10:26 pm

http://fultonhistory.com/Newspapers%2023/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201950/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201950%20-%209332.pdf has the grand opening ad as well as the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Movies at Cheltenham Square on May 24, 2014 at 10:08 pm

Aerial photo of the theater in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Merben Theater on May 24, 2014 at 8:58 pm

Grand opening ad at http://fultonhistory.com/Newspapers%2023/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201950/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201950%20a%20-%202420.pdf

also in the photo section

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rivest266 commented about Locust Street Theatre on May 24, 2014 at 1:29 pm

March 20th, 1927 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Goldman Theatre on May 24, 2014 at 11:14 am

http://fultonhistory.com/Newspapers%2023/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201946/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201946%20-%209667.pdf

has the grand opening ad from August 15th, 1946. Ad also in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Erlanger Theatre on May 24, 2014 at 9:01 am

listed on October 23rd, 1927 as an ligitimate theatre

http://fultonhistory.com/Newspapers%2023/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201927/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201927a%20-%202141.pdf

not an grand opening ad.

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rivest266 commented about Earle Theatre on May 24, 2014 at 8:30 am

March 23rd grand opening ad at

http://fultonhistory.com/Newspapers%2023/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201924/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201924%20-%202759.pdf

or in the photo section

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rivest266 commented about Crest Theatre on May 21, 2014 at 1:33 pm

Grand opening in the 5th column at http://fultonhistory.com/Newspapers%2023/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201937/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201937%20a%20-%203197.pdf or photo section

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rivest266 commented about Commodore Theatre on May 21, 2014 at 1:16 pm

September 22nd, 1928 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Colney Theatre on May 21, 2014 at 12:56 pm

Small grand opening ad at http://fultonhistory.com/Newspapers%2023/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201925/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201925%20-%203803.pdf

also in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about City Line Center Theatre on May 19, 2014 at 1:20 pm

August 31st, 1949 grand opening ad at http://fultonhistory.com/Newspapers%2023/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201949/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201949%20a%20-%207145.pdf

and in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Cheltenham Theatre on May 19, 2014 at 12:48 pm

Grand opening ad at http://fultonhistory.com/Newspapers%2023/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201961/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201961%20a%20-%205886.pdf or in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Benson Theatre on May 19, 2014 at 11:28 am

No grand opening ad from September 23rd, 1936

http://fultonhistory.com/Newspapers%2023/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201936/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201936%20a%20-%202096.pdf

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rivest266 commented about Benn Theatre on May 19, 2014 at 11:17 am

Small grand opening ad from September 1st, 1923 at http://fultonhistory.com/Newspapers%2023/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201923/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201923%20-%206906.pdf

Also in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about May 15th, 1963 grand opening ad on May 19, 2014 at 8:42 am

http://fultonhistory.com/Newspapers%2023/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201963/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201963%20-%208807.pdf has the image

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rivest266 commented about AMC Orleans 8 on May 19, 2014 at 8:42 am

Tiny grand opening ad in the photo section as well as from its source at http://fultonhistory.com/Newspapers%2023/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201963/Philadelphia%20PA%20Inquirer%201963%20-%208807.pdf

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rivest266 commented about West 11th Movieland Cinema on May 18, 2014 at 9:32 am

Grand opening ads from August 8th 1969 as drive-in and April 30th, 1975 as the 3-screen walk-in in the photo section. As well as an USGS aerial.

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rivest266 commented about Valley River Center Stadium 15 on May 18, 2014 at 8:46 am

Another cinema called Valley River Twin Cinema opened near the mall on April 21, 1971 and closed in 1990. It had 2 screens.