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rivest266 commented about Marcus Cinema at the Renaissance on Nov 15, 2017 at 2:24 pm

This opened on November 17th, 2006. Its grand opening ad can be found in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Cinemark Tinseltown USA on Nov 15, 2017 at 2:20 pm

This opened on March 20th, 1998. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Westgate Cinemas on Nov 15, 2017 at 1:51 pm

5 screens on February 14th, 1992. No special ad in the newspaper.

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rivest266 commented about Park I & II Theatre on Nov 15, 2017 at 1:36 pm

Article:

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rivest266 commented about Park I & II Theatre on Nov 15, 2017 at 1:08 pm

This opened on May 30th, 1928 as Capitol. It reopened as a twin cinema on March 5th, 1976.

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rivest266 commented about Westgate Cinemas on Nov 15, 2017 at 12:59 pm

Grand opening ad already up.

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rivest266 commented about Westgate Cinemas on Nov 15, 2017 at 12:56 pm

That May 29th, 1968.

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rivest266 commented about RKO Mainstreet Theatre on Nov 14, 2017 at 4:55 pm

Grand opening ad from April 27th, 1927 in the photo section and below:

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rivest266 commented about Westgate Outdoor Theater on Nov 14, 2017 at 4:50 pm

Correction: April 29th, 1949

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rivest266 commented about Westgate Outdoor Theater on Nov 14, 2017 at 4:49 pm

This opened on April 30th, 1949. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about RKO Mainstreet Theatre on Nov 14, 2017 at 4:44 pm

This reopened as the RKO Main Street on September 7th, 1930. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Badger Theatre on Nov 14, 2017 at 4:32 pm

and reopened as Badger on March 26th, 1941. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Badger Theatre on Nov 14, 2017 at 4:25 pm

Opened as State on April 23rd, 1926

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rivest266 commented about Badger Theatre on Nov 14, 2017 at 4:24 pm

This reopened as the State theatre. Grand opening ad in the photo section and below.

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rivest266 commented about Badger Theatre on Nov 14, 2017 at 4:24 pm

Correction that’s April 23rd, 1926

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rivest266 commented about Venetian Theatre on Nov 14, 2017 at 4:01 pm

Another ad:

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rivest266 commented about Venetian Theatre on Nov 14, 2017 at 4:01 pm

Big Grand opening section started with this page below:

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also in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Uptown Theatre on Nov 14, 2017 at 3:56 pm

Full page ad in the photo section and below

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rivest266 commented about Uptown Theatre on Nov 14, 2017 at 3:50 pm

There was quite a big building boom from April 7th-May 4th, 1928. Allen and Granada on April 7th, Venetian on April 12th and the Uptown on May 2nd, 1928. That makes 4 theatres in less than a month.

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rivest266 commented about Granada Theatre on Nov 14, 2017 at 3:43 pm

Grand opening ad in the photo section and below.

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rivest266 commented about Rialto Theatre on Nov 14, 2017 at 3:36 pm

Full page grand opening ad

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rivest266 commented about Palace Theatre on Nov 14, 2017 at 3:05 pm

Grand opening ad

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rivest266 commented about Star Theatre on Nov 13, 2017 at 4:12 pm

The first ad (very small) for this theatre appeared on February 28th, 1914.

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rivest266 commented about Rex Theatre on Nov 13, 2017 at 3:52 pm

Racine and Rex grand opening ads in the photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Grand Theatres on Nov 13, 2017 at 9:59 am

This opened in late 1984 with two screens. 3 screens on January 30th, 1987, 6 screens in July 1993, 10 screens on March 16th, 2001 as the theatre is given its Egyptian theme. More information to come. 1987 and 2001 grand opening ads in the photo section.