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Carlj commented about 112 Drive-In on May 29, 2013 at 10:32 pm

I used to work at the 112 back when I live in Fayetteville….worked a couple of summers back in the early 90’s. Worked the box, the concession stand and quite a bit of security…..was a good parttime job to supplement income and all the free passes to the local theatres i could want.

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Carlj commented about Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet on Jan 19, 2013 at 4:21 pm

Our parents took my sister and I here Christmas Day 1979 to see Superman. was a great theater and was glad to see it reopen

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Carlj commented about Midland Theatre on Jan 19, 2013 at 4:11 pm

The Midland no longer shows any movies. It’s main use today is for smaller concerts. They removed all of the seats from the lower level. I remeber seeing The Empire Strikes Back here back in the day.

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Carlj commented about That already endangered-species, the drive-in, further threatened by costs of going digital on Jan 5, 2013 at 3:39 pm

The Boulevard Drive-In in Kansas City Kansas made the switch to digital last year and they are going as strong as ever!

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Carlj commented about El-Jon Theatre on Dec 28, 2012 at 12:32 pm

I just spoke to my cousin Carolyn recently and they have torn down the El Jon theater. When I was a kid, I remember seeing “Beneath the Planet of the Apes” there. Was a wonderful old theater. My cousin told me that in the basement, they had an old dance floor and it seems it was used quite a bit in the 50’s and 60’s. Very sad to hear that it is now gone.

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Carlj commented about Tivoli Theatre on Aug 22, 2012 at 10:01 pm

Dad took me to see Agatha Christie’s Ten Little Indians here back in 1974 and it was the Bijou at that time.

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Carlj commented about Heart Drive-In on Aug 22, 2012 at 9:45 pm

Yes, it was a swap and shop thru about 1983….my brother Ray used to set up out there quite often. I took a photo of two guys selling out there for our yearbook in high school…winter of 1982. the old entrance is now a junk yard I believe…and the rest of it is empty land.

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Carlj commented about Palace on the Plaza 14 on Aug 22, 2012 at 9:41 pm

great theater, we take the kids down there alot….cheap prices on the weekends during the day. Noodles is now down below where the McDonalds used to be.

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Carlj commented about Avenue Theatre on Aug 22, 2012 at 9:24 pm

Montgomery Wards was right next door back in the day. My dad slipped on some ice and broke his arm. Saw a few movies here back in the 70’s while it was the Cameo.

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Carlj commented about AMC Springs North 4 on Aug 22, 2012 at 9:19 pm

saw many great movies in both complexes…..The Poseiden Adventure, The Towering Inferno…too bad the entire mall is pretty much empty.

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Carlj commented about Boulevard Drive-In on Aug 22, 2012 at 9:16 pm

Theater is now all digital and a great place to take the family. Took our girls to see Brave and the Avengers….was a great nite.

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Carlj commented about Royal Theatre on Aug 22, 2012 at 9:14 pm

I saw the first Harry Potter film here….a very cute theater

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Carlj commented about Lakeside Drive-In on Aug 22, 2012 at 9:11 pm

Another great long gone drive in…..not far from Lakeside Speedway.

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Carlj commented about State Twin Drive-In on Aug 22, 2012 at 9:09 pm

Was a really good deal to go to the State Twin…..used to go nearly every week.