Comments from Hibi

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Hibi commented about Detroit Theatre on Sep 16, 2014 at 12:30 pm

How sad. That theater outlasted so many other theaters. Torn down for a McDonald’s. Progress.

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Hibi commented about Drexel North Theatre on Dec 12, 2012 at 1:43 pm

The description of this theater is not true at all. It was not in bad shape when it closed.

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Hibi commented about Mayfield Theater on Dec 12, 2012 at 12:37 pm

Nice to know this theater still exists. Years ago it used to show old classics. Wasnt there another Mayfield theater in Mayfield Heights? I think that was why this was called the OLD Mayfield.

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Hibi commented about Loew's Park Theatre on Dec 12, 2012 at 12:15 pm

So that explains why I never saw ads for it. It was long gone. Thanks for that info.

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Hibi commented about Loew's Park Theatre on Jun 7, 2012 at 1:16 pm

Does anyone know when the Park ended as a theater? I dont remember seeing ads for it in the 60s papers, but I was a child back then, so could have missed it……

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Hibi commented about Belasco Theatre on Apr 17, 2012 at 2:15 pm

What a beautiful theater. I hope concert audiences dont ruin it!

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Hibi commented about Market Street Cinema on Apr 12, 2012 at 10:25 am

Sad to see what this theater has become. Didnt My Fair Lady play here? You’d never know it now!

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Hibi commented about Village Theater on Feb 22, 2012 at 2:17 pm

I remember Lion In Winter playing here as a roadshow attraction. Was that its first booking?

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Hibi commented about Apollo Theatre on Dec 20, 2011 at 12:15 pm

What’s going on with this theater? I drove by recently on the way home to visit my family and the marquee was gone and it appeared closed but had some sort of construction going on. Is it being remodeled? I was afraid it had closed and was being turned into something else. I used to go there a lot when I was home from college. Was the only theater for many miles around that booked foreign films…….

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Hibi commented about Allen Theatre on Nov 9, 2011 at 12:30 pm

I cant believe they are going to carve up this beautiful theater after spending so much money to restore it. Have they started this desecration yet? Horrible!

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Hibi commented about Garden Theatre on Nov 4, 2011 at 9:34 am

So happy to see this theater put to use. It has been sitting there idle for many years. I’ve always wondered what it looked like inside. The theater was still open when I moved to town, but was showing porn then so I never did get inside. A shame the balcony is gone. A local theater company put on a production of Follies recently. I hope they make a go of it. Parking is a real problem in that area………

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Hibi commented about Westgate Cinema City on Nov 18, 2010 at 1:56 pm

I have many fond memories of going to the Westgate in the 70s when I was home from college in the summer. I seem to remember more than 4 cinemas however. Werent more added as time went on? Sorry to hear it’s gone. The mall too! Awful.

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Hibi commented about Yorktown Theatre on Nov 18, 2010 at 1:44 pm

I was in this theater once before it was twinned and it seemed much larger than 600 seats. More in the thousand range. It seemed quite large to me. I imagine the twinning created 2 long tunnel type theaters similar to Loew’s East and West. I remember it being a nice theater.

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Hibi commented about Clinton Theatre on Nov 2, 2010 at 6:29 am

They’ll probably build a 7/11 or some strip mall sort of thing there. Progress…….

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Hibi commented about Clinton Theatre on Oct 20, 2010 at 1:33 pm

It’s too bad groups didnt get together years ago to try to save this theater instead of waiting for the wrecker’s ball. It’s doubtful they can come with the money in so short a time. Such a shame.

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Hibi commented about Ohio Theatre on Oct 12, 2010 at 2:31 pm

I remember a lot of Disney films were booked there when I was a kid.

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Hibi commented about Elvira Theatre on Oct 12, 2010 at 2:22 pm

I remember my grandmother saying what a dump it was (sorry). She said rats ran freely inside (this was in the 30s or 40s) Dunno what’s there now if anything. It was in a very run down section of downtown.

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Hibi commented about Clinton Theatre on Oct 10, 2010 at 2:18 pm

I saw a flyer saying an Arts Organization is trying to buy the building and soliciting funds, so I guess there’s some hope left. Apparently a study was made of the building and it’s structurely sound (minus the leaky roof, I guess…)

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Hibi commented about Clinton Theatre on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:02 pm

SO SAD. Seems like there is still a slight ray of hope, but I wouldnt bet on it………

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Hibi commented about Hippodrome Theatre on Aug 5, 2010 at 11:31 am

You mean people just defecate in the streets around there? And people are going to live there? LOL.

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Hibi commented about Hippodrome Theatre on Aug 5, 2010 at 11:27 am

So the Hipp was heated by steam and had no heating system of its own?

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Hibi commented about Clinton Theatre on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:42 am

None of the picturs show any balcony. I wonder if it still exists?

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Hibi commented about Clinton Theatre on Jul 8, 2010 at 5:26 am

Thanks for the pics. I’ve never seen any pictures of the interior. A shame this theater cant be saved!

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Hibi commented about Clinton Theatre on Jul 6, 2010 at 6:06 am

Does anyone still live in that little house next to the theater? i forgot it was even back there. You can see the roof if you are far enough away from the street. It’s behind some small buildings next to the theater…….

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Hibi commented about Clinton Theatre on Jul 2, 2010 at 6:31 am

It seems the Clinton’s status will be demolished very soon. There was a news story that the whole block will be coming down (including the theater) I was hoping they would just tear down Clintonville Electric. It’s too bad they couldnt save the theater somehow. It’s sat there vacant for decades. Parking Is a problem there though. Greedy landlords……..