Photos favorited by Cliff Carson

  • <p>Even though it wasn’t a fancy theater, the North Massapequa manged to almost always get first-run movies. When a new movie came to town, “pole posters"like this one (the were called that because they were usually stapled to telephone poles) were put up all over the shopping center and in the nearby neighborhood.</p>
            
              <p>This one, from 1968, now hangs on the wall of my apartment in San Francisco.</p>
            
              <p>(and, ‘yes’– – over 30years later, I’m still in the “projection business”, )</p>
  • <p>Opened at the Loew’s State Theatre on March 15, 1973</p>
  • <p>December 25th, 1968 grand reopening ad</p>
  • <p>August 6th, 1969 grand opening ad</p>
  • <p>October 1969 photo courtesy of Stephen Sclafaniā€ˇ.</p>
  • <p>This was taken just a few days ago. The screen looks to still be in nice shape. Can’t wait for spring, to go back to the drive-in!</p>
  • <p>Concessions, September 2015</p>
  • <p>AD APPEARED IN THE EVENING STANDARD P. 17 MONDAY MARCH 26, 1973</p>
  • <p>July 1st, 1977</p>
  • <p>February 5th, 1969 grand opening ad for the Glenwood II</p>
  • <p>March 5th, 1976 grand opening ad as a twin</p>
  • <p>Entrance</p>
  • <p>THIS AD APPEARED IN THE TORONTO STAR SATURDAY DECEMBER 19, 1970</p>
  • <p>AD APPEARED IN THE TORONTO STAR MAR 24, 1973</p>
  • <p>June 1970 photo courtesy of Mike Evangelist.</p>
  • <p>It’s June 29th, 1977 and time for Cooper-Highland to open another new theater. This time, it’s the Greeley Mall Cinema 1 & 2. Oh, and “Star Wars” is one of the opening films. Not a bad way to start!</p>
  • <p>AD APPEARED IN THE TORONTO STAR APRIL 12, 1969</p>
  • <p>AD APPEARED IN THE TORONTO STAR APRIL 3, 1971</p>