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rivest266 commented about Oxford Theatre on Oct 14, 2016 at 4:32 pm

December 5th, 1908 grand opening ad as Proctors in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Paramount Theatre on Oct 14, 2016 at 4:24 pm

August 19th, 1905 grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Alexandria Cinema 6 on Oct 14, 2016 at 4:09 am

September 19th, 1986 grand opening ad as a 6-plex in the photo section. The twin closed down in 1985.

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rivest266 commented about Westgate Cinema 8 on Oct 14, 2016 at 3:51 am

This opened on June 17th, 1983 with four screens and expanded to 8 screens on July 1st, 1983.

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rivest266 commented about Mega-Plex Guzzo Taschereau 18 on Oct 13, 2016 at 3:54 pm

Grand opening commercial at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRvexthUgJs&feature=youtu.be

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rivest266 commented about Alexandria Cinema 6 on Oct 13, 2016 at 2:20 pm

This opened on December 25th, 1973. Its grand opening ad can be found in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Showtown Drive-In on Oct 12, 2016 at 5:08 pm

This opened on August 3rd, 1967. Grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Cinema on Oct 12, 2016 at 5:00 pm

This opened in 1936 as Rex and renamed as a art cinema called Cinema. December 19th, 1963 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Star Theatre on Oct 12, 2016 at 3:58 pm

Reopened as Star on July 20th, 1950. Grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Joy Theater on Oct 11, 2016 at 2:42 pm

1941 was a busy year for new theatres in the area. The Annex in Pineville on June 20th, Don two days later and the Joy on Dec 24th.

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rivest266 commented about Joy Theater on Oct 11, 2016 at 2:39 pm

This opened on December 24th, 1941. Its grand opening ad can be found in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Don Theater on Oct 11, 2016 at 2:32 pm

This opened on June 22nd, 1941. Ad from the day before in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Star Theatre on Oct 11, 2016 at 2:18 pm

June 20th, 1941 grand opening ad in photo section

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rivest266 commented about Hauber Theatre on Oct 11, 2016 at 2:10 pm

This opened as No-Name theatre on May 29th, 1936. On July 2nd, 1936 the management announced an $10 prize for the winning name. Hauber won. May 29th, July 1st and July 3rd ads in the photo section for this theatre.

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rivest266 commented about Paramount Theatre on Oct 11, 2016 at 1:42 pm

This was renamed Paramount on October 4th, 12:01 AM, 1930. Grand opening ad from the 3rd in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Saenger Theatre on Oct 10, 2016 at 4:08 pm

This opened on October 30th, 1915. Grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Regal Gulf Coast Stadium 16 & IMAX on Oct 10, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Regal Coconut Point Stadium 16 on Oct 10, 2016 at 12:53 pm

December 22, 2006 grand opening ads in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Regal Bell Tower Stadium 20 on Oct 10, 2016 at 12:47 pm

December 17th, 1982 grand opening also posted online.

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rivest266 commented about AMC Hamilton 24 on Oct 10, 2016 at 11:16 am

May 19th, 1999 grand opening ad from the Philadelphia Inquirer in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about AMC Plymouth Meeting Mall 12 on Oct 10, 2016 at 10:49 am

December 18th, 1998 grand opening ad in the photo section. The Loew’s Cherry Hill also opened the same day.

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rivest266 commented about Plymouth Meeting Mall Twin on Oct 10, 2016 at 7:46 am

This is not to be confused with the Plymouth Cinema at Ridge and Butler Pike operated by Budco and opened from October 15th, 1965-1984.

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rivest266 commented about Plymouth Meeting Mall Twin on Oct 10, 2016 at 7:45 am

June 29th, 1966 as well as the December 20th, 1970 grand openings in the photo section. Listings stopped in 1996.

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rivest266 commented about AMC 309 Cinema 9 on Oct 10, 2016 at 7:16 am

April 10th, 1968 and February 8th, 1974 grand opening ads in the photo sections. 3 cinemas on February 1st,1980, 4 cinemas on December 3rd, 1982, and nine screens on June 20th, 1986. No grand opening ads in the philly newspapers 1980-1986.

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rivest266 commented about Frank Theatres Montgomeryville Stadium 10 on Oct 10, 2016 at 6:41 am

August 30th, 1968 , December 20th, 1974 and October 22nd, 1976 grand opening ads in the photo section.