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HBH commented about Elm Theater on Jul 15, 2008 at 9:31 am

“The Producers”, “City Lights”, and “A Man For All Seasons”.
And Bonaparte’s restaurant.

HBH commented about Walker Theater on Jul 15, 2008 at 9:27 am

double feature and then hit the Richelieu for a frappe or a black and white soda?

HBH commented about Bellerose Theater on Jul 15, 2008 at 9:21 am

My father took me to see The Tingler – rumor has it that the seats were wired so that when you saw the tingler you got a mild shock(?)

HBH commented about Utopia Theater on Jul 15, 2008 at 9:06 am

I remember seeing “Fail Safe” and you could hear a pin drop. Afterwards, utter silence and just the shuffling of people quietly leaving.
Anyone reminded of the ‘64 LBJ-Goldwater election and the “Daisy” commercial?

HBH commented about Loew's Valencia Theatre on Jul 15, 2008 at 8:39 am

comment from a relatively “young-un” – One of the great movie experiences of my childhood was “Lawrence of Arabia” – and in THAT theater and on THAT screen, I’ll say no more.
And you know what else – one of the saddest Saturdays in American History, the rainy day after JFK’s assassination, went to see “The Haunting”

HBH commented about Glen Oaks Theater on Jul 15, 2008 at 8:32 am

I may be wrong but I believe my father took me to the opening double-bill, “3 Worlds of Gulliver” + “Stop Look and Laugh” – I seem to recall the grand opening spotlights.
Also saw the original “Batman” black and white serials on two successive snowy Saturday afternoons. Talk about getting corns on your backside.
Somehow also remember 25 cents with G.O. Card(?)

HBH commented about Trump Cinema on Jul 15, 2008 at 8:26 am

the toilet was behind the screen, so everybody saw you when you had to go use it