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New Jack was what, 1990-91? If he was older then, the detective is probably long retired – they usually retire after 20 years…
Chuck 1231: Do you know how many seats were in the original 1968 building – either as a single or a twin? I was never in there but from the size of the building it looked to be 900 to 1000 seats, yet their directory ads in the paper always said “Parking for 3000 cars”.
Maybe they closed it because at the time Loews was owned by Sony, who may have been offended by the politically incorrect name ‘Oriental’. And changing it to Loews Asian sounded too stupid.
Lost Memory: Here is a 43 minute video from the Weather Channel about the Donora Death Fog.
AMC is the Walmart of the theatre business.
Yup, one and the same:
I know it’s NZ – Reading Entertainment the same bunch that owns City Cinemas in NYC.
I wonder if Reading is in a big hurry to convert this to retail, or tear it down for an ugly hi-rise apartment building, the way they do in New York. It’s a good thing LM found a photo of its unusual facade, these people are known for remodeling with a jackhammer.
WABC-TV Ch. 7 is who was originally reporting the story.
Ed Blank is correct: “Maurice” was at the Paris, for months and months.
When the Loews Village opened in 1991, it had the distinction of being the most expensive theatre per seat ever constructed. Loews paid a fortune for the site, and the unusual (at the time) multi-level layout necessitating a more complicated structural framing system and the many needed escalators were given as reasons for the high cost.
This stays open because the Union Square 14 is a rat infested pit and people try to avoid it.