Comments from Mike (saps)

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Mike (saps) commented about Syosset Triplex on Aug 11, 2022 at 6:34 am

Is this movie really an appropriate Christmas release for the Music Hall?

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Mike (saps) commented about Paris Theatre on Aug 4, 2022 at 7:36 am

The Gray Man was in theaters, a few hundred sites for a week or two.

Unfortunately for Netflix, this $200 million movie was DOA.

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Mike (saps) commented about Vista Theatre on Aug 3, 2022 at 11:27 am

Interesting link (7/5/22) to the proposed “wraparound“ apartment building but in the three photos in the article, I couldn’t see where the Vista fit into the design.

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Mike (saps) commented about Cinema 1, 2 & 3 by Angelika on Jul 21, 2022 at 7:30 pm

The screen in the opening page photo seems so small, almost like a large screen TV; today that screen should be wall-to-wall.

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Mike (saps) commented about RKO Warner Twin Theatre on Apr 26, 2022 at 7:42 pm

These random conversations are always a good opportunity to check out the recent photo additions.

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Mike (saps) commented about Palace Theatre on Apr 21, 2022 at 9:55 pm

Please post any pictures that you took.

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Mike (saps) commented about Fair Theatre on Apr 21, 2022 at 9:49 am

Clean-up on Aisle 6…!

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Mike (saps) commented about South Bay Cinemas on Apr 14, 2022 at 9:22 am

Yes, in time to celebrate the 100th anniversary of V-E Day…!

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Mike (saps) commented about Regency Theatre on Apr 4, 2022 at 3:58 pm

When Loews Lincoln Square opened in 1994 the Regency Theatre found itself in what proved to be a losing battle for major studio films.

It’s sadly ironic that nowadays clearances are a thing of the past and the Regency could easily be playing the same titles as the big guy across the street…

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Mike (saps) commented about Long Beach Cinema 4 on Mar 26, 2022 at 4:48 pm

They took the plywood off one of the marquee sections, so it’s an inch of progress…

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Mike (saps) commented about Embassy 1,2,3 Theatre on Mar 22, 2022 at 7:03 pm

One nice thing about activity on this page is that it gives us a chance to check out all the new photos posted in the last few months. There are some beautiful shots posted…

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Mike (saps) commented about United Palace of Cultural Arts on Mar 6, 2022 at 5:54 pm

All About Eve is a proven crowd-pleaser.

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Mike (saps) commented about AMC Empire 25 on Mar 3, 2022 at 4:07 pm

Many considered this location to be AMC’s flagship operation.

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Mike (saps) commented about Ziegfeld Theatre on Jan 16, 2022 at 3:09 pm

Not at this house

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Mike (saps) commented about RKO Warner Twin Theatre on Jan 7, 2022 at 8:57 am

Photo added

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Mike (saps) commented about Brooklyn Paramount Theatre on Dec 21, 2021 at 4:33 pm

Since LIU owns the location, I guess it is Barclays that pulled out.

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Mike (saps) commented about Brooklyn Paramount Theatre on Dec 21, 2021 at 11:58 am

Someone on the Kings thread said LIU pulled out. What’s the story?

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Mike (saps) commented about RKO Warner Twin Theatre on Dec 19, 2021 at 4:27 pm

I believe that a triplex apartment building or theater would have a common entrance.

However, on that website I do see that the theater’s Re-opening was advertised as the RKO Stanley Warner Triplex, but I don’t believe that it ever functioned under that name, especially since Stanley Warner only operated the Orleans and not the Cinerama or Penthouse.

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Mike (saps) commented about RKO Warner Twin Theatre on Dec 19, 2021 at 3:58 pm

By the way, the link posted by Cinerama – https://incinerama.com/warnerny.htm – is a treasure trove of rare photos, advertisements, newspaper and trade magazine articles, and more. Well worth a look.

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Mike (saps) commented about RKO Warner Twin Theatre on Dec 19, 2021 at 3:50 pm

While the Strand was eventually divided into three screens, with the Orleans built on the stage using a separate entrance on 47th Street, I wouldn’t exactly call this a triplex.

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Mike (saps) commented about AMC Garden State 16 on Dec 10, 2021 at 10:24 pm

If this place has upgraded to recliners, I doubt it still has 4,900 seats.

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Mike (saps) commented about Wiltern Theatre on Nov 24, 2021 at 7:50 pm

Season 3, episode 7 of the CBS show Tough as Nails featured challenges both inside and outside this theater, which looked great on TV.

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Mike (saps) commented about Fox Theatre on Nov 24, 2021 at 12:47 am

The building is now demolished.

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Mike (saps) commented about Rivoli Theatre on Nov 18, 2021 at 6:32 pm

I know the acrimonious discussion of what constitutes a “roadshow” has been mercifully deleted, but in looking at the show-biz bible Variety’s review of the original West Side Story (dated 9/27/61) please note the following quoted passage:

“The Robert Wise production, said to cost $6,000,000, should pile up handsome returns, first on a roadshow basis and later in general runs.”

I wonder if that settles anything…

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Mike (saps) commented about Fair Theatre on Nov 15, 2021 at 8:43 am

Comment added under photo of “Bad Seed/Tea and Sympathy” ad