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LeifJonker commented about Westmont Theatre on Jul 4, 2010 at 2:35 pm

Saw ALTERED STATES, EXCALIBUR, ANDY WARHOL’S FRANKENSTEIN in 3-D, COMING AT YA in 3-D, TREASURE OF THE FOUR CROWNS in 3-D and the original THE EVIL DEAD at the Westmont. Had to go through HALLOWEEN producer Debra Hill’s hometown of Haddonfield, NJ to get there.

LeifJonker commented about UA Moorestown Mall 7 on Jul 4, 2010 at 2:07 pm


Does anyone remember in the lobby there were framed collage artworks done by a local artist using primarily newspaper movie ad clippings? There was a very nice one focused on horror films but it was priced at $60 and I was 11-13 at the time so I couldn’t afford it myself and there was no way my folks were going to pay that much for a bunch of newspaper clippings.

LeifJonker commented about AMC Deptford 8 on Jul 4, 2010 at 2:04 pm

DAWN OF THE DEAD midnight show for my 13th birthday.

LeifJonker commented about Eric Mark I Theatre on Jul 4, 2010 at 12:34 pm

No photo links for the Eric Mark 1?

LeifJonker commented about Eric's Place Theatre on Jul 4, 2010 at 12:28 pm

I saw a triple feature of RE-ANIMATOR, CAGED HEAT and THE MUTILATOR at Eric’s Place in 1985. Thanks to everyone for posting the links to the photos!

LeifJonker commented about Duke and Duchess Theatres on Jul 4, 2010 at 12:27 pm

RickB — Eric’s Place is absolutely it. Thank you!

LeifJonker commented about Theatre of the Living Arts on Jul 3, 2010 at 7:21 pm

I saw BROTHER FROM ANOTHER PLANET and ALLIGATOR on a double-feature during their John Sayles retrospective at the TLA. Fun little theater.

LeifJonker commented about Duke and Duchess Theatres on Jul 3, 2010 at 6:44 pm

Thanks hdtv. I’m pretty sure that in the opposite direction of Sam’s, probably in the 1300 or 1400 block of Chestnut, was another small grindhouse theater right in the middle of the block. Any ideas?

LeifJonker commented about Duke and Duchess Theatres on Jul 2, 2010 at 4:26 pm

Never mind about the Budco, I found its listing. Thanks to all!

Ken, I don’t see a way to contact you directly so hopefully you’ll see this post.

I am still curious if that was the fullsized image of the D&D. The blow up of the thumbnail I have is here:
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Also, there was a more mainstream theater down the street on the corner, probably 17th and Chestnut, calleds SAM’S PLACE or something along those line, and then in the opposite direction, the other way down Chestnut, in the middle of a block, was another grindhouse like dive. I can’t remember the name of it to save my life though. Any thoughts?

LeifJonker commented about Duke and Duchess Theatres on Jul 2, 2010 at 4:10 pm

WOW! My heart just lept! Thank you for posting that link CHUCK1231! I’ve been looking for photos of the DUKE AND DUCHESS for quite a while as well as THE BUDCO REGENCY which was next door right on the corner of 16th & CHESTNUT — you can see a tiny edge of it in that photo. Anyone have any links to an image of the entire Regency?

Also, Ken mc, I had found the thumbnail of the Duke from that first site you listed. I actually considered paying the $40 for the larger but just couldn’t bring myself to it. Was the link you posted the larger image or a blowup of the thumbnail?