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mustanglx commented about Co-Ed Cinema on Aug 5, 2007 at 3:51 pm

Yeah unfortunately they changed it to the Falls Co-Ed Cinema. Just had to change things.


mustanglx commented about Plaza Theatre on May 4, 2007 at 11:18 pm

The Plaza was a grand old movie palace that seated at least 1000 between the floor and balcony. In the 70’s a second screen was added in an alley behind the large house that seated about 250.

mustanglx commented about Co-Ed Cinema on Apr 25, 2005 at 1:01 am

By the way a couple more things I remembered that need correction, the Co-Ed has never had a balcony. It has a tiny 6 six seat box off to the side of the projection booth, that became a hallway to booth number two when I twinned it. It also had a crying baby booth with glass window that seated four people. That is now gone as the new owners put a handicapped restroom in that location. The theatre is now owned by an independent operator that used to work for Universal Pictures Atlanta office. When I twinned it I used the original Simplex E-7’s that were in mint shape. The new owners threw them in the trash and installed a Cinemacaneca. Those old E-7’s did in fact show Gone With the Wind and everything at the Co-Ed from its 1937 opening until the new owners took over in 1998. What a crying shame to get rid of such classic pieces of equipment.

Steven H

mustanglx commented about Co-Ed Cinema on Jan 29, 2005 at 3:05 am

I ran the Co-Ed from 1982 til 1998 and the information regarding seating capacity is wrong. The single auditorium never seated more than about 336. I twinned this theatre in 1989 and had one house with 136 seats and one with 132 seats. When I lost the lease in 1998 the new operators in their infinite wisdom tore out $50,000 worth of remodeling and went back to a single screen? Go figure! When I owned this theatre it was first run and did respectable business. Now the place is almost always deserted.