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kornpopper76 commented about Cooper 1-2-3 Cinemas on Dec 22, 2013 at 6:56 pm

Hhc632: The multiplex at the mall belonged to General Cinema Corporation (GCC). They sold all their Colorado theatres several years ago. I worked at several in the Denver area from 1976-1978.

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kornpopper76 commented about Cooper Theatre on Aug 22, 2013 at 11:05 pm

My first movie at the Cooper Cinerama was in 1965, “Its a Mad Mad World”. I was with my high school senior class on the senior class trip from the San Luis Valley to the big city.

The last movie I saw there was “Gettysburg” on Thanksgiving Day, 1993. Shortly after that, the theatre was closed and then demolished.

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kornpopper76 commented about Cooper 1-2-3 Cinemas on Aug 22, 2013 at 10:40 pm

See Boxoffice magazine for August 30, 1971, for more details in the Modern Theatre Section beginning on page 12. This is for the Cooper 1,2,3 Theatre complex.

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kornpopper76 commented about Hippodrome Theatre on Aug 20, 2013 at 9:14 am

The Hippodrome “opened July 22, 1919 with the feature The Knickerbocker Buckeroo starring Douglas Fairbanks…The building survived several fires, a tornado in 1947, and interior alterations. The retention of the original pre-neon sign is particularly remarkable…The Hippodrome…is listed in the State Register of Historic Properties.” (from Colorado History/NOW, “Do you know this building?”)