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I remember the old Grant Street drive in theater, as my very first memory ever of attending a movie. We lived only a few blocks away on Baltimore Rd. I must have been between around 2 years old, as it was 1964-65 timeframe. The opening cartoon movie was Disney’s Fantasia, I have no idea what the main movie was but I remember having wierd nightmares as a child about all the marching brooms (LoL!) and we were in my dad’s pink Rambler station wagon with fold-down seats. I also saw movies as a child at the Seymour drive in theater. The very last movie played there at the Seymour before it closed down, if I remember correctly, was “On a Clear Day You Can See Forever” in summer of 1970. I watched it with my mother and father. The last movie I watched at the Twin Falls before it closed down was “Alien” in 1979.
The Wichita Theater is now operating as a church: One Life, a contemporary Christian evangelical community church (www.onelifecc.org). The building immediately to the north has been also connected and it’s really nicely fixed up now.