Shannon Mall 7

6005 Mall Boulevard,
Union City, GA 30291

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Shannon Mall 7

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I believe that this theatre was initially equipped with four screens then expanded to seven sometime around 1980. Part of the Story chain, the Shannon was a very nice venue during its formative years.

As the adjoining mall business declined so did the theatre’s attendance leading to its closure around 1998.

Contributed by Jack Coursey

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JackCoursey
JackCoursey on June 19, 2005 at 9:33 am

A 2005 photo of this theatre can be viewed at:
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brazilianjiujitsu
brazilianjiujitsu on December 16, 2005 at 10:24 am

Shannon 7 opened in 1980 ( so did Shannon Mall) as Shannon 4. I grew up going to this theather, In fact I went there the first week it was opened ( I saw the Last flight of Noah’s Arc). It added 3 more screens in the late 80s. The last movie I saw there was Halloween H2O. It died in ‘98. It was borded up until recently when it became a church. Ten years ago, Shannon Mall had two seperate theathers (Shannon 8). Now both are closed down. Shannon Mall is on life support. Half of the Mall is closed and the rest is like a strip mall. Was booming in the 80s now I dont know how it is surviving.

mcone1
mcone1 on June 21, 2008 at 6:28 pm

I was one of the final managers at this location. It had a few really large auditoriums, but unfortunately it was very poorly maintained. Once other theatres went up in the area, this one literally died a quick death. The mall across the way is in a sad state itself as well.

JFBrantley
JFBrantley on October 3, 2008 at 7:25 pm

This was another nice theater I attended in my younger life. I was there on its opening night and saw “Last Flight of Noah’s Ark” and the original animated “101 Dalmations.”

Each auditorium has excellent sound. As the theater expanded, it was still kept up.

I think the last movie I saw there was Arnold Swartzenager’s (excuse the spelling) “Eraser,” a perfectly awful movie. Sad ending to a once nice theater.

franklinsweeney
franklinsweeney on September 21, 2009 at 6:44 pm

I was the General Manager in the late 80’s to about 92 or so. I loved this theatre. I loved the fact that it had an office on the ground floor. Also, I had a great staff and two excellent projectionist. Also, I worked with a lady who was an old time employee of Storey Theatres…Betty….she was so kind and a joy to work with. God rest her soul….she passed a few years ago.

jeterga
jeterga on August 8, 2010 at 9:06 pm

Here a aerial photo.

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