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rivest266 commented about Century Odessa 12 on Jun 23, 2017 at 2:12 pm

and below:

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rivest266 commented about Regal Permian Palace Stadium 11 on Jun 23, 2017 at 2:04 pm

article:

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rivest266 commented about Regal Permian Palace Stadium 11 on Jun 23, 2017 at 1:54 pm

This opened on November 13th, 1998 by Hollywood-Wallace theatres and got its name from Melody Phillips in a contest in October. The grand opening ad can be found in the photo section for this theatre. It was taken over by Regal Cinemas in 2013

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rivest266 commented about Dollar Cinema on Jun 23, 2017 at 1:34 pm

August 27th, 1993 grand opening ad in the photo section. There was no mention of UA owning this theatre in the ad that I uploaded. It was taken over by Wallace – Hollywood theatres on May 10th, 1996 and renamed Cinema 7.

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rivest266 commented about Dollar Cinema on Jun 23, 2017 at 1:18 pm

Article with more details:

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rivest266 commented about Scott 1-2-3 on Jun 23, 2017 at 12:55 pm

This closed down in 1981 and reopened on November 7th, 1986 only to close down again in 1987. Ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Winwood Theater on Jun 23, 2017 at 12:39 pm

This cinema did expand or split up to three screens on May 17th, 1985.

Listings:

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rivest266 commented about Northpark 6 on Jun 22, 2017 at 5:11 pm

December 7th, 1984 grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Holiday Drive-In on Jun 22, 2017 at 4:51 pm

Drive-In 54, yes it became the Video Park Drive-In on June 11th, 1977. Its grand opening ad can be found in the photo section as well as the Twin-Vue opening ad from January 7th, 1953 and the April 5th, 1956 ad for the opening of the Holiday Drive-IN.

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rivest266 commented about Holiday Drive-In on Jun 22, 2017 at 4:51 pm

Drive-In 54, yes it became the Video Park Drive-In on June 11th, 1977. Its grand opening ad can be found in the photo section as well as the Twin-Vue opening ad from January 7th, 1953 and the April 5th, 1956 ad for the opening of the Holiday Drive-IN.

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rivest266 commented about Lyric Theatre on Jun 22, 2017 at 4:09 pm

This closed down in 1971 and reopened as the Lyric Adult Theatre (first adult cinema in town) on January 26th, 1973. Grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Winwood Theater on Jun 22, 2017 at 3:56 pm

This was opened by Carrol’s of Syracuse, NY, which became CinemaNational in 1974. No mention of Rowley United in the article below:

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rivest266 commented about Scott 1-2-3 on Jun 22, 2017 at 3:49 pm

2 screens on September 12th, 1973 and three on September 27th, 1973. Grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Grandview Cinema on Jun 22, 2017 at 3:26 pm

article with picture

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rivest266 commented about Suarez Theater on Jun 22, 2017 at 2:40 pm

Had a look at the movie listings of November 4th, 1949. No ads were found for this cinema as well as the search not finding anything about this cinema. Was this an “negro” theatre?

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rivest266 commented about Rio Theater on Jun 22, 2017 at 2:35 pm

Both these cinemas, the Scott and the Rio (609 Grand N.) opened on the same day.

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rivest266 commented about Rio Theater on Jun 22, 2017 at 2:34 pm

This opened as Scott theatre on February 1st, 1947 and reopened as the Rio on January 28th, 1959 (Same night as the new Scott). Grand opening ads in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Rio Theater on Jun 22, 2017 at 2:31 pm

video:

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rivest266 commented about Rio Theater on Jun 22, 2017 at 2:20 pm

This opened on January 10th, 1942. Grand opening ad in the photo section and below

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rivest266 commented about Scott 1-2-3 on Jun 22, 2017 at 2:12 pm

This theatre opened on January 28th, 1959, not February 1st, 1947. Grand opening ad in the photo section and below:

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articles:

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rivest266 commented about Twin Terrace Drive-In on Jun 21, 2017 at 4:33 pm

Full page ad in photo section and below:

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rivest266 commented about Twin Terrace Drive-In on Jun 21, 2017 at 4:29 pm

This opened on January 2nd, 1953. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Ector Theatre on Jun 21, 2017 at 4:23 pm

Reopening ?: http://www.oaoa.com/news/government/city_of_odessa/article_1079a1de-1f25-11e7-9b23-ef78af1d73e7.html?mode=image&photo=0

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rivest266 commented about Ector Theatre on Jun 21, 2017 at 4:22 pm

another article below:

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rivest266 commented about Ector Theatre on Jun 21, 2017 at 4:21 pm

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