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rivest266 commented about West End Drive-In on Apr 24, 2017 at 3:45 pm

This opened on October 8th, 1954 with the world’s largest CinemaScope screen. Grand opening ad in the photo section and below.

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rivest266 commented about Super Skyway Drive-In on Apr 24, 2017 at 2:29 pm

This opened on August 14th, 1954. Ad claims that it had the first new outdoor CinemaScope and stereophonic installation in the world.

How did they get stereo sound from the mono speakers at the time?

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rivest266 commented about Bethlehem Drive-In on Apr 24, 2017 at 2:17 pm

August 13th, 1954 grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Boulevard Drive-In on Apr 23, 2017 at 2:21 pm

Opening date was October 19th, 1949

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rivest266 commented about Boulevard Drive-In on Apr 23, 2017 at 2:09 pm

Grand opening ad in the photo section as well as below:

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rivest266 commented about Becky's Drive-In on Apr 23, 2017 at 1:46 pm

This opened as Route 45 Drive-In on June 26th, 1946. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Strand Theatre on Apr 23, 2017 at 8:23 am

This reopened as Cinema on April 12th, 1941. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Boyd Theatre on Apr 23, 2017 at 7:56 am

Became Boyd on November 27th, 1938.

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rivest266 commented about Midway Theatre on Apr 23, 2017 at 7:32 am

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rivest266 commented about Midway Theatre on Apr 23, 2017 at 7:29 am

This opened on October 19th, 1936 Grand opening ad in the photo section and below

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rivest266 commented about Roxy Theatre on Apr 23, 2017 at 7:14 am

August 31st, 1933 grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Towne Theatre on Apr 22, 2017 at 3:59 pm

This opened as the Lotus theatre on December 25th, 1920 and reopened as Towne on November 16th, 1931. renovated and reopened on December 28th, 1954. Three grand opening ads can be found in the photo section

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rivest266 commented about Astor Theatre on Apr 22, 2017 at 3:49 pm

This opened on February 4th, 1929. Grand opening ad in the photo section and below:

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rivest266 commented about Capri Theatre on Apr 22, 2017 at 3:43 pm

Reopened as Transit theatre on May 25th, 1931. Ad in photo section.

Article:

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rivest266 commented about Capri Theatre on Apr 22, 2017 at 3:25 pm

This opened as Cameo on November 15th, 1927. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about State Theatre on Apr 22, 2017 at 2:03 pm

This opened on October 11th, 1926. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Rialto Theatre on Apr 22, 2017 at 1:46 pm

April 2nd, 1921 grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Colonial Theatre on Apr 22, 2017 at 1:20 pm

Grand opening ad in photo section and below.

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rivest266 commented about Strand Theatre on Apr 22, 2017 at 1:16 pm

October 6th, 1917 grand opening ad in the photo section. Opened on the 8th.

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rivest266 commented about Victor Theatre on Apr 22, 2017 at 10:44 am

Here is the newspaper article confirming the opening date of the Majestic by dallasmovietheatres.

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rivest266 commented about Victor Theatre on Apr 22, 2017 at 10:39 am

The Victor theatre opened on March 12th, 1910 at 634 Hamilton St. according to this newspaper clipping.

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rivest266 commented about Turtle Creek 9 on Apr 17, 2017 at 4:14 pm

October 19th, 1994, October 21st, 1994 and December 23rd, 2015 grand opening ads in the photo section. Free movies on October 19th and official opening on the 21st.

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rivest266 commented about Beach Theatre on Apr 17, 2017 at 3:37 pm

There was no ads in the Hattiesburg American newspaper for this theatre.

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rivest266 commented about Cloverleaf Mall Cinema 3 on Apr 17, 2017 at 3:30 pm

2 screens on May 30th, 1974 and 3 screens on May 13th, 1983. The 1983 grand opening ad can be found in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Beverly Drive-In on Apr 17, 2017 at 2:17 pm

2 screens on March 30th, 1979. Grand opening ad in the photo section.