Comments from Michael R. Rambo Jr.

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Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about AMC Garden State 16 on May 28, 2007 at 4:43 pm

The General Manager of the AMC Garden State 16 Theatre was previously the GM of the AMC Jersey Gardens 20 Theatre (Elizabeth, NJ), and the Senior Manager of the AMC Neshaminy 24 Theatre (Bensalem, PA)

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about Happy 30th, Star Wars! on May 25, 2007 at 5:56 pm

I was too young to see “Star Wars” in the theatres back in 1977 (I eventually saw it in the theatres during the 1997 “Special Edition” version at the long-gone General Cinema Franklin Mills 10 Theatre).

I did see The Empire Strikes Back in 1980 at the long-gone AMC Premiere Twin Theatre, and Return Of The Jedi at the long-gone General Cinema Northeast 4 Theatre. I also saw the 1997 “Special Edition” of both of these films at the AMC Woodhaven 10 Theatre.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about AMC Loews Paramus Route 4 Tenplex on May 24, 2007 at 12:26 pm

The new AMC Garden State Plaza theatre will have 2 screens showing the digital version of “Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End”. This Pirates film is, with previews, running at 3 Hours.

The 8:00 PM showing of Pirates will be at the AMC Loews (Stanley Warner’s) Paramus Route 4 Theatre tonight, the last day of the Route 4 Theatre’s operation.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about AMC Loews Paramus Route 4 Tenplex on May 17, 2007 at 2:31 am

The AMC Garden State Plaza 16 Theatre was designed by and started it construction by the long-gone Loews Cineplex Entertainment Company. AMC took over this project, as well as the now-opened AMC Rockaway 16 Theatre, when they acquired Loews Cineplex on 1/26/2006

The Paramus Planning Board approved of the construction of the AMC (then-named Loews Cineplex) Garden State Plaza 16 Theatre back on June 21, 2005.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about AMC Loews Paramus Route 4 Tenplex on Apr 29, 2007 at 9:01 am

Most profitable movie at AMC Loews Paramus Route 4 10 Theatre was probally “Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope” (released 1977 as “Star Wars” when theatre was known as RKO Stanley Warner’s Route 4 3 Theatre; released 1997 as Special Edition when theatre was known as Cineplex Odeon Route 4 10 Theatre).

The movie that probally stayed the longest is either 2001, Alien, or Star Wars Episode IV. If anyone knows, let everyone know.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about AMC Loews Paramus Route 4 Tenplex on Apr 28, 2007 at 5:26 pm

All 16 screens at the AMC Garden State Plaza 16 will be digital

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Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about AMC Loews Paramus Route 4 Tenplex on Apr 26, 2007 at 8:16 am

The last movie that will open at the AMC Paramus Route 4 10 Theatre will be: Shrek The Third.

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Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about AMC Loews Paramus Route 4 Tenplex on Apr 24, 2007 at 1:05 pm

What I’ve heard is that the new AMC Garden State Plaza 16 Theatre will be 100% digital when it opens next month, and replacing the AMC Loews (RKO Century Warner/RKO Stanley Warner/Stanley Warner’s) Paramus Route 4 10 Theatre.

Also, the GM of the AMC Garden State Plaza 16 Theatre was last at the AMC Neshaminy 24 Theatre.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about Eric I-95 on Apr 3, 2007 at 1:43 pm

The Fox Levittown Theatre closed in the late 1980’s as Eric I-95 Twin Theatre. i am guessing Steve & Remmy Fox sold their theatre to Merton Shapiro shortly before Mr. Shapiro sold his entire Sameric Theatres chain to United Artists Theatre Circuit inc.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about Columbia Drive-In on Apr 3, 2007 at 1:25 pm

The Columbia Drive-In was originally operated and/or owned by the Doylestown based Budco Theatres, who also operated the 309 Cinema and Drive-in (in Springhouse), the Doylestown Barn Cinema (in Doylestown), the Goldman Theatre (in Philadelphia) (since it’s 1972 acquision of William Goldman Theatres), and the Cinema I Springfield (in Springfield), amung its theatres and Drive-Ins.

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Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about UA Grant Plaza on Apr 3, 2007 at 1:20 pm

REG Grant Plaza 9 Theatre opened in 1994-95 by United Artists Theatres.

The design of this theatre is the same as how REG Oxford Valley Stadium 14 was when it opened in 1992-93 as United Artists Oxford Valley 10 Theatre.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about Ritz East Theater on Mar 31, 2007 at 12:33 pm

As of 3/30/2007, the Ritz Theatres in Center City Philadelphia (Ritz 5, Ritz Bourse, and Ritz East) are now offically owned by Landmark Theatres

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Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about Do you remember seeing Return of the Jedi in the theater in '83? on Mar 31, 2007 at 12:09 pm

I remember seeing “Return Of The Jedi” at the long-gone General Cinema Northeast 4 Theatre, in Philadelphia. This theatre opened as General Cinema’s Cinema I & II in the late 1950’s-early 1960’s.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about GCC Northeast 4 on Mar 27, 2007 at 4:38 pm

Lostharvestmovie, the Chuck e Cheese is still at the Northeast (Korvette’s) Shopping center. the former GCC Northeast 4 (Cinema I & II) Theatre is being conveted into a Social Security center

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about AMC Neshaminy 24 Theatres on Mar 20, 2007 at 1:04 pm

The digital projector will be installed tomorrow, 3/21/2007, and will be in operation on 3/22/2007. The first movie to be showned at AMC Nesahminy 24 is digital is Paramount Pictures' “Zodiac”

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about Fox Theatre chain reserach info needed on Feb 7, 2007 at 7:01 pm

In Philadelphia, PA, the Fox Theatre, located on the SW corner of 16th and Market Street, was originally owned by The Stanley Company of America (AKA Stanley Warner Theatres), until the late 1940’s, when National Theatres, and then Milgram Theatres Co. acquired this theatre. This Fox Theatre closed in 1980.

The building design for this Fox Theatre is the exact same design as the Loew’s State Theatre/State Twin Theatre in NYC.

There were also two Fox Theatres that Milgram Theatres built and operated that were outside Philadelphia. They were: the Fox Willingboro Theatre and the Fox Levittown Theatre. The Fox Levittown Theatre was located on Lincoln Highway (Business US Route 1), in what is now called Langhorne Square Shopping Center. This theatre closed in the late 1980’s as United Artists-Eric I-95 Twin Theatre, and was replaced by a Chuck E. Cheese Pizzeria. The Fox Willingboro Theatre was located on NJ Route 130.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about AMC Neshaminy 24 Theatres on Dec 31, 2006 at 12:59 pm

AMC Neshaminy used the Digital slide projector for the live showing of “The Magic Flute”. This was shown in House #12, which seats 207.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about AMC Downtown Disney 24 on Dec 23, 2006 at 5:53 pm

So far, the only seat count I was able to get from the AMC pleasure Island 24 was 188 seats in House #22.

Correction on original Theatre numbers: current House #24 was Original house #2, and current House #23 was original House #1

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about AMC Orleans 8 on Dec 23, 2006 at 5:50 pm

What I’ve heard is the AMC Orleans 8 is not closing any time soon.

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Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about Stanley Center for the Arts on Dec 23, 2006 at 5:47 pm

The name of the theatre chain that was started by Stanley and Jules Mastbaum was not called “Mastbaum', but was called "The Stanley Company of America”. It was this chain that opened several theatres that were called “Stanley Theatre”: This one in was Utica, as welll as 2 theatres in Philadelphia that were called “Stanley Theatre”. The first one opened in 1910, and was renamed to “Stanton Theatre” in 1921, when the second “Stanley Theatre” opened.

Both of these Philadelphia theatres were closed by the sucessor chain to Stanley & Jules Mastbaum’s company, (in 1968 and 1970), that sucessor chain was RKO Stanley Warner (and after other mergers, was also known as RKO Century Warner, Cineplex Odeon, Loews Cineplex, and AMC Theatres)

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about AMC Hamilton 24 on Dec 21, 2006 at 12:30 pm

The AMC Hamilton 24’s set up is different from the AMC Neshaminy 24. The big 4 theatres at AMC Hamilton 24 (Houses 11 to 140 are in the middle of the complex, which is typical AMC megaplex setups. AMC Neshaminy 24’s big 4 theatres are at the entrance to the complex.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about AMC Neshaminy 24 Theatres on Dec 21, 2006 at 12:27 pm

The Dark Red/burgundy is the top color of the big 4 houses (1, 2, 23, 24)

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about Regal E-Walk Stadium 13 on Dec 20, 2006 at 4:19 pm

AMC is not tied to Moviefone. AMC, along with National Amusements, owns Movie Tickets.com,

The reason AMC did not put any money into the E-Walk 13 is because they knew they have to sell the theatre, as mandated by the Department of Justice.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about Quakertown 6 Theaters on Dec 2, 2006 at 7:45 pm

I always assume this theatre was a 5 plex, as the newspaper had it listed. This theatre also was operated by Budco Theatres, who also operated the Doylestown Barn Cinema Theatre (aka AMC Barn 5 Theatre), the Plymouth Cinema Theatre, and the 309 Cinema Theatre (aka AMC 309 Cinema 9 Theatre), to name a few

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Michael R. Rambo Jr. commented about AMC Loews Freehold Metroplex 14 on Nov 28, 2006 at 11:40 am

Does anyone know the seat count for the AMC Loews (former Sony) Freehold 14 Theatre?