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jespdx commented about Jefferson Theatre on Feb 5, 2016 at 7:11 pm

The Jefferson was torn down in 2015.

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jespdx commented about Grant Theatre on Feb 5, 2016 at 6:18 pm

The address listed here must be wrong.

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jespdx commented about Alberta Theater on Feb 5, 2016 at 6:05 pm

I don’t think it was demolished. I think it was gutted and remodeled. If you look at google street view, you can see what was done. The back of the theater was on 18th avenue.

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jespdx commented about Music Box Theatre on Mar 13, 2010 at 8:23 pm

The address listed is wrong. The Music Box was on Broadway at the corner of Yamhill street.

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jespdx commented about Movie House on Mar 13, 2010 at 8:15 pm

This may have been my favorite theater in Portland. It’s very sad that it closed.

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jespdx commented about Milwaukie Tri-Cinemas on Mar 13, 2010 at 8:09 pm

I used to work at this theater. The 2 small auditoriums were added in 1983. They are located where the old parking lot used to be. The original name was the Victory. It was changed in the early 70’s to the Cinema V. (V=5). When the 2 new screens were added the name was changed to the Milwaukie Tri-Cinema.

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jespdx commented about Rose Moyer Theatre on Mar 13, 2010 at 7:25 pm

My oldest brother was the first manager of the Rose Moyer. I think that was in 1976. Oddly enough, my other brother had been the manager of the Division Street Drive-In which had previously occupied the same location. The Rose Moyer originally had 6 screens. At the time, that was the most of any theater in the state. In the early 90’s it was reconfigured into 10 screens. When the theater first open it was in unincorporated Multnomah county. The area was later annexed by Portland. The boundary between Portland and Gresham along Division is at about 175th. About a ½ mile east of the theater.