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rivest266 commented about Meadows 1 & 2 on Jul 31, 2015 at 10:49 am

October 28th, 1970 grand opening ad in photo section. It closed down on March 2nd, 2014.

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rivest266 commented about Plaza North on Jul 31, 2015 at 10:39 am

Opened by Cinecom on September 16th, 1970 with one screen. Grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Eastside Drive-In on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:31 am

August 19th, 1949 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Wabash Theater on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:23 am

Grand opening ad in photo section

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rivest266 commented about Wabash Theater on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:23 am

This opened on September 11th, 1948.

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rivest266 commented about North Drive-In on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:11 am

This opened on May 22nd, 1948. Grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Isis Theater on Jul 31, 2015 at 7:06 am

This opened on August 21st, 1918. Grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Roxy Theater on Jul 30, 2015 at 10:31 pm

July 11th, 1918 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Tivoli Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 9:54 pm

September 29th, 1972 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Metro North Mall 6 Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 9:46 pm

October 22nd, 1976 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Trailridge Cinema on Jul 30, 2015 at 9:15 pm

This opened on March 21st, 1975 by Guy-Con Enterprises. Grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Chouteau Cinema on Jul 30, 2015 at 8:53 pm

May 22nd, 1974 grand opening ad in photo section. Closed in 1997.

The Kansas City Star – July 20, 1997

Screen boom puts future of older movie houses out of focus Discount status may await some longtime favorites. You don’t open 150 movie screens in six months in a town this size without creating a lot of fallout.In the Kansas City movie market, that fallout already has begun and will undoubtedly continue. Be prepared to find your local movie house closed or turned into a discount operation.Late last month the Truman Corners, Blue Ridge East, Blue Ridge West and Chouteau cinemas were shut down by their owner, the Cinema Venture Corp. All four (comprising 20 screens) were ``dollar

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rivest266 commented about Gladstone 4 Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 8:46 pm

May 24th, 1974 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Watts Mill Cinema on Jul 30, 2015 at 8:30 pm

The Kansas City Star – October 18, 1996

Watts Mill Cinema closes Move is part of a plan to bring seven other movie theaters out of bankruptcy. Watts Mill Cinema in south Kansas City shut its doors this week as part of a plan to bring a group of area theaters out of bankruptcy.The closing came after both former and current managers told a bankruptcy trustee the theater didn’t do enough business to cover costs and was not likely to do so in the future.“It lost a lot of money,” said Bill Burnett, a vice president for Dickinson Theatres, which was chosen last month to operate the eight movie houses under a Chapter 11…

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rivest266 commented about Watts Mill Cinema on Jul 30, 2015 at 4:48 pm

This opened on March 21st, 1973 as a quad cinema.

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rivest266 commented about Glenwood Arts Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 4:19 pm

The Kansas City Star – November 14, 1997

Outclassed Ranch Mart turns off the lights for the last time Former trendy theater at 95th and Mission will close Sunday. The Ranch Mart Cinema at 95th Street and Mission Road will close after the last show Sunday night, ending nearly 30 years of operation.“The lease is expiring, and we just feel that the demand for discount pictures is waning,” said Ron Leslie, operator of the four-screen “dollar” house. Leslie, a former AMC Entertainment president, said his Resort Theaters of America will continue to operate the two-screen Metcalf Theatre, which also offers second-run films at a reduced ticket…

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rivest266 commented about Glenwood Arts Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 4:15 pm

November 24th, 1972 grand opening ad as a 4-plex in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Blue Ridge Cinema East on Jul 30, 2015 at 3:33 pm

December 25th, 1971 grand opening ad with picture in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Glenwood Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 1:13 pm

February 5th, 1969 grand opening ad for the Glenwood II in photo section

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rivest266 commented about South Twin Drive-In on Jul 30, 2015 at 12:55 pm

May 29th, 1970 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Rio Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 12:12 pm

March 22nd, 1968 grand opening ad as Kimo South in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about 40 Hiway Drive-In on Jul 30, 2015 at 12:10 pm

April 4th, 1968 grand reopening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Glenwood Arts Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 11:55 am

This opened on May 22nd, 1968. Grand opening ad in photo section

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rivest266 commented about Fine Arts Theatre on Jul 30, 2015 at 11:00 am

July 8th, 1966 grand opening ad ad Fine Arts in photo section

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rivest266 commented about B & B Twin Drive-In on Jul 30, 2015 at 10:27 am

Grand opening ad in photo section.