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DavidZornig commented about Evergreen Theater on Apr 23, 2015 at 3:45 pm

Undated photo added courtesy of Rich Bird.

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DavidZornig commented about Odeon Carlton on Apr 22, 2015 at 9:02 pm

1963 photo added courtesy of Mike T. Cancemi.

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DavidZornig commented about Studio Drive-In on Apr 22, 2015 at 6:58 pm

Undated aerial photo added courtesy of Brent N Lois Melander.

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DavidZornig commented about Studio Drive-In on Apr 22, 2015 at 6:57 pm

Recent article with marquee photo from premiere of “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure”, 1985. Copy & paste to view.

http://womenwriteaboutcomics.com/2015/04/09/movies-that-shaped-me-pee-wees-big-adventure/

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DavidZornig commented about State Theatre on Apr 21, 2015 at 7:03 pm

1966 photo added of Iggy Pop & Dan Erlewine near the State Theatre. Photo credit Flickr: Guitar-Tech.

Details and fade of then & now below. Copy & paste to view.

http://www.whatwasthere.com/browse.aspx#!/ll/42.278926,-83.740797/id/6107/info/sv/zoom/14/

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DavidZornig commented about August 4, 1978 ad and description courtesy of Tim O'Neill. Page 2 of ad. on Apr 18, 2015 at 8:51 pm

Description with Page 1 of ad.

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DavidZornig commented about American Theatre on Apr 18, 2015 at 6:08 pm

1920 newspaper image added courtesy of the Decaying Hollywood Mansions Facebook page.

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DavidZornig commented about Woodbridge Sunset Drive-In on Apr 18, 2015 at 12:12 pm

Opened July 17, 1963. Closed in `77. Link with a brief history of the Woodbridge Sunset Drive-In below. Copy & paste to view.

http://www.driveins.org/va-woodbridge-sunset.htm

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DavidZornig commented about El Monte 8 on Apr 17, 2015 at 9:36 pm

Article about Walmart falling through. Copy & paste to view.

http://www.sgvtribune.com/general-news/20120125/deal-to-bring-walmart-to-el-monte-falls-short-after-duplex-owner-refuses-to-sell-to-developer?hc_location=ufi

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DavidZornig commented about El Monte 8 on Apr 17, 2015 at 9:32 pm

Closing image added courtesy of Ana de Rueda.

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DavidZornig commented about El Monte Drive-In on Apr 17, 2015 at 9:02 pm

1948 image added courtesy of John J. Wilson.
Mary Brian’s last film “Dragnet”.
Don’t know why the marquee read “The Dragnet”.

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DavidZornig commented about Kew Gardens Cinemas on Apr 17, 2015 at 6:42 pm

Google street view shows some type of addition over the roof as of October 2014. Link would not post correctly.

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DavidZornig commented about Bijou Theater on Apr 14, 2015 at 7:04 pm

I just added a 1938 photo, that I believe is the same Bijou as this page. This was the only Loew Poli-Bijou I can find any record of. Please correct me if I am wrong, and I will add the photo to the correct CT page.

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DavidZornig commented about State Theatre on Apr 14, 2015 at 2:28 pm

1945 photo added courtesy of the Quentin Porter Collection.

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DavidZornig commented about Old Town Theater on Apr 14, 2015 at 2:16 pm

1964 photo as the Richmond Playhouse added courtesy of Spade Lively.

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DavidZornig commented about Colonial Theater on Apr 14, 2015 at 2:02 pm

1932 photo added courtesy of the Historic Fredericksburg Foundation. John Gilbert & Virginia Bruce film “Downstairs” on the marquee.

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DavidZornig commented about Tally Ho Theatre on Apr 14, 2015 at 1:49 pm

1948 photo added courtesy of the Thomas Balch Library.

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DavidZornig commented about Downtown Theatre on Apr 14, 2015 at 1:21 pm

Circa 1936 postcard added courtesy of Karen Draddy.

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DavidZornig commented about Keno Drive-In on Apr 13, 2015 at 7:53 pm

April 10, 2015 Chicago Tribune article on the Keno. Copy & paste to view.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-help-us-save-our-drive-in-2015-04-13-story.html#page=1

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DavidZornig commented about Lincoln Theatre on Apr 13, 2015 at 6:45 pm

1936 photo & copy added courtesy of the Miami & South Florida Memories Facebook page. See Photos Section.

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DavidZornig commented about Cinema Endicott on Apr 13, 2015 at 5:44 am

Circa 1959 photo added courtesy of Larry Kleebauer Sr.

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DavidZornig commented about Boston Opera House on Apr 12, 2015 at 9:17 pm

1967 newspaper image and copy added courtesy of Tim O'Neill.

Movie theatre riot in Boston; May, 1967. Here’s what happened: A Columbia Pictures publicist came up with an idea…..If anyone showed up at the Savoy Theatre at 2:00 a.m. for the premiere of the James Bond spoof, CASINO ROYALE, wearing a trench coat, that person gets in for free. Well; apparently there was a pre-exam reading period going on at Boston colleges so; therefore, thousands of college students had some free time on their hands so 15,000 students wearing trench coats showed up and, of course, most of them couldn’t get into the theatre so a riot broke out.

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DavidZornig commented about Wilmette Theatre on Apr 12, 2015 at 7:28 am

The following list is credited to and courtesy of Greg Wall. Via the “You Know You’re From East Wilmette When…” Facebook page.

Wilmette Theater Fun Facts

1) It went back into business after a period of being dark in 66. It was being used as offices for an industrial filmmaker for a time.

2) Many long in the tooth theater ideas were employed by the management to drum up business, including kiddie matinees which featured terrible films by K Gordon Murry made on the cheap in Florida.

3) There was a record store next store briefly that might have been run by the same guy who ran the theater.

4) They played the “czech new wave” film “Closely Watched Trains” forever. The local yokels were calling it the “Closely Watched Trains” Theater. Same with “Z”

5) Double Bill: “On Her Majesties' Secret Service” and “The Secret Of Santa Victoria.”

6) Terrible sight lines and bad sound.

7) The lowly “Chuck Wagon” next store has surprisingly been one of the districts most enduring businesses. Yet the Baskin Robins did close.

8) They did book a flat out porno at one point to some local consternation.

9) They had many great revivals: Including a Hitchcock Festival, King Kong, and The General.

10) It is over one hundred years old.

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DavidZornig commented about Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Apr 9, 2015 at 9:04 am

Circa 1931 photo added courtesy of the Vintage Vortex Facebook page.

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DavidZornig commented about Edina Cinema on Apr 9, 2015 at 8:51 am

1959 photo with Edina on the far left. Copy & paste to view.

http://www.edinahistoricalsociety.org/blog/category/all/25