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rivest266 commented about Eric's Rittenhouse Square Theatres on Oct 7, 2016 at 6:49 pm

This opened on November 10th, 1967 and the 2nd screen added on January 8th, 1969 and the 3rd screen in August 15 1985. 1967 and 1969 grand opening ads in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Eric Ivy Ridge I & II on Oct 7, 2016 at 6:14 pm

This opened on June 27th, 1973 and closed in 1992. The June 22nd, 1973 grand opening ad can be found in the photo section for this cinema.

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rivest266 commented about Duke and Duchess Theatres on Oct 7, 2016 at 5:39 pm

December 19th, 1969 grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Diamond Theatre on Oct 7, 2016 at 5:29 pm

Riot on July 27th, 1937.

https://philly.newspapers.com/clip/6933981/diamond_theatre_riot/

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rivest266 commented about Dante Theatre on Oct 7, 2016 at 5:22 pm

This opened on May 12th, 1937. Its small grand opening ad can be found in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Crest Theatre on Oct 7, 2016 at 5:09 pm

November 23rd, 1937 grand opening ad in photo section

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rivest266 commented about Colonial Theatre on Oct 7, 2016 at 5:07 pm

December 28th, 1913 grand opening ad in photo section. It opened on the 29th.

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rivest266 commented about Circle Theatre on Oct 7, 2016 at 5:01 pm

This opened on April 30th, 1929, just one day after the opening of the State. Grand opening ad for both theatres can be found in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Cinemagic 3 at Penn on Oct 7, 2016 at 4:53 pm

June 9th, 1995 grand opening ad in the photo section. It opened on June 16th, 1995.

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rivest266 commented about Sam's Place One and Two on Oct 7, 2016 at 4:44 pm

December 22nd, 1967 grand opening ad as Cinema 19 also in the photo section. Great ad!

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rivest266 commented about Cheltenham Theatre on Oct 7, 2016 at 8:19 am

April 5th, 1978 grand opening ad as a twin in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Carman Theatre on Oct 6, 2016 at 8:43 pm

Ken, January 1st, 1928 grand opening ad in photo section.

page of articles and ads at https://philly.newspapers.com/clip/6923609/carmen_theatre_opening/

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rivest266 commented about Cinemark University City Penn 6 on Oct 6, 2016 at 8:29 pm

November 8th, 2002 grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Boyd Theatre on Oct 6, 2016 at 8:22 pm

December 25th, 1928 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Boro Theater on Oct 6, 2016 at 8:15 pm

September 10th, 1940 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Benner Theatre on Oct 6, 2016 at 8:11 pm

January 21st, 1942 grand opening ad in photo section. Ad says 6054 Castor Av, TheALAN.

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rivest266 commented about Ambassador Theatre on Oct 6, 2016 at 7:40 pm

September 25th, 1921 grand opening ad in the photo section. It opened on the 1st.

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rivest266 commented about Adult Art Cinema I & II on Oct 6, 2016 at 7:21 pm

featured Nude Women Wrestling Matches

https://philly.newspapers.com/clip/6922482/adult_art_cinema/

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rivest266 commented about Admiral Theatre on Oct 6, 2016 at 7:11 pm

September 3rd, 1928 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about 61st Street Drive-In on Oct 6, 2016 at 6:46 pm

July 3rd, 1963 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Sam's Place One and Two on Oct 6, 2016 at 6:32 pm

November 11th, 1921 grand opening ad as Aldine in photo section. Many more Philadelphia ads to come.

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rivest266 commented about Leo Drive-In on Oct 6, 2016 at 5:26 pm

Renamed Leo Drive-In on July 28th, 1951 and closed in 1957.

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rivest266 commented about Leo Drive-In on Oct 6, 2016 at 5:25 pm

This opened on September 5th, 1941. Grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Sunset Drive-In on Oct 6, 2016 at 5:19 pm

This opened on July 20th, 1951 and newspaper listings ended in 1973. Grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Don Drive-In on Oct 6, 2016 at 4:56 pm

This opened on November 24th, 1950 and closed in 1978 due to a tornado. Grand opening ads in the photo section.