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jonrev commented about Dunes Cinema 1 & 2 on Aug 14, 2014 at 7:03 am

One of the Dunes' last films shown may have been the 1974 sci-fi flick: “Dark Star”. Until this year, a tangled mess of film containing the final few seconds or so (“THE END OF DARK STAR”) could be found scatted about the projection room.

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jonrev commented about Dunes 1,2,3 Theatre on Aug 14, 2014 at 6:54 am

After the Dunes closed, the baseball card shop operating in one of the attached storefronts remained open for another year or so before relocating. This summer the entire building was condemned and boarded up by the city of Zion… I’m afraid its future is looking rather grim.

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jonrev commented about Belvidere Cinema on May 1, 2011 at 5:10 am

Yes, still standing but not operating. Last year I did some photography in the mall after making friends with a security guard; so hopefully I’ll get into the Cinema sometime.

In the meantime, here’s a shot of the nearly-unmolested 1960s concession area…
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