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I understand the old Muse Theatre in Perry is going to be renovated and restored. Site needs to be updated to indicate Perry had a indoor theatre.
What a treasure, way to go Cairo, wish other towns would see the value of the treasures they have before it’s too late, too many have been lost already.
The Carver Theatre is one of only two classic theatres left in Columbia. The Fox being the other which is being restored and will become the Nickelodeon in the fall of this year. The Carver has not had much attention, hopefully that will change. Recently a historic building was demolished in the Waverly area and that has brought other historic buildings under the microscope, which is a good thing.
The Skyway I am told by long time Columbians was located right across from the SC State Fairgrounds on Rosewood Dr.
There was also a theatre in Chadbourn, on the main street I understand, any information or photos?
I don’t have an exact address for the Motor-Vue Drive-in, however it was located on Eisenhower Parkway close to the intersection with Pio NoNo Ave, the lst Kmart in Macon was build either on the site or next to it. The back of the Westgate Theatres would be about where you would have entered the Drive-in off Eisenhower Parkway.
Would someone update the Macon list of theatres and add the Riverside Drive-in and the Weis Drive-in. Thank you.
I believe Perry had a theatre in town named the Pal, the building was still there four or five years ago in need of repair and renovation, I hope it was not torn down for a (you guessed right) a parking lot. There may have been another theatre as well in town. Can anyone look into this, would appreciate any information and photos.
What great news, way to go Alma, you saved a classic treasure, thank you, thank you.
Whiteville had a drive-in called the Starlite, which I understand served two purposes, a drive-in theatre and a drive in resturant on the front or outside. Any information or photos would be great.
What a magnificent job they did in restoring this movie palace, way to go Americus. I wish other towns would follow your lead and realize what treasures they have and won’t ever have again.
So sad, “ a small effort was mounted to save the theatre”, another treasure lost.
Would you happen to have 50’s era photos of the Railto, Ritz and Grand from Boxoffice?
Great work, I was not familiar with the Roxy, I wish had more information on location etc.
Macon did have a Weis Drive In, please refer to the 41 Drive In for details.
That’s what I’m talking about, great photo of the marquee and the Capitol, what a treasure and resource, the boxoffice publication.
Great photo, that was before I remember the Bibb, not sure when they renovated, did not realize what a drastic change it was, am still hopeful someone will restore it.
Thanks much, it would be great if a photo exist of the Evergreen Theatre.
Chuck, can you find out anything on the movie theatre that once was in Evergreen, or suggest where I might find any information.
Seems to me the last time I was through Fair Bluff the theatre and also the building were gone.
Does anyone have any information, or pictures of the movie theatre that was in Evergreen, NC, about 12 miles from Fair Bluff, it was around in the 40’s and 50’s.
What a shame, it could have been saved at some point with just a litte effort. GWTW.
How many old movie theatres do you see standing alone. I saw the Knox in it’s rundown state, so glad they restored the outside and I hope Warrenton realizes what a treasure they have and will complete the project on the inside. They won’t get another opportunity if they miss out here.
When I visited the Campus in 2004 it looked bleak as far as being restored, I’m so glad Georgia College stepped in. I used to go to movies here in the early 60’s. It adds so much to Milledgeville.
The Capitol was a an extremely popular theatre in the 50’s and 60’s with a grand marquee, “Love Me Tender”, Elvis' first movie had it’s Macon premeir at the Capitol.
I am so glad they restored it, however they made changes and reconfigurations inside and of course the fabalous marquee is gone, but most of the original was saved, way to go Macon.
What a great restoration of this historical theatre, I have seen the interior and the front is more elegant than when it was as a movie theatre, I would guess it probably looked more like this when it was orginally build. Little Richard, James Brown and Otis Redding all performed at the Douglass, so glad it was spared the wrecking ball.