Eric 4 Feasterville

Bustleton Pike,
Feasterville, PA 19053

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Eric Feasterville

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Opened October 18, 1972 as a single screen theatre, it was on Bustleton Pike right between Street Road and the Buck Hotel. If you couldn’t find something you wanted to see here, you could just bop across the street to the Bucks County Twin Theatre that was nestled inside a rather skimpy little mall.

I once sat outside the Eric Feasterville after a movie and listened to a mother berate the box office clerk for the violent content of “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom”. Fun times. It was converted into two screens on May 28, 1982 and another two screens were added beside on December 17, 1982. It was closed in 1996.

Contributed by Scott Weinberg

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Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on February 22, 2011 at 11:50 am

This theatre should be listed as Closed/Demolished, since there is a Giant [PA] (former Genuardi’s) located there.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on February 24, 2012 at 2:47 pm

The theatre, as well as part of the shopping center, was torn down for the Genuardi’s/Giant [PA] store.

HowardBHaas
HowardBHaas on June 3, 2013 at 9:43 pm

I’ve posted a photo in the photo gallery.

TheALAN
TheALAN on December 28, 2013 at 11:17 pm

Here was another theater without a marquee. Not even a poster light box. Maybe that’s why this theater failed, no one knew what was playing. When did the Eric 4 Feasterville open? How many seats? Who was the architect? What was the style? When did it close? Five reviews and not a clue! Doesn’t anyone have any information on the Eric 4 Feasterville?

markp
markp on December 29, 2013 at 6:22 am

Judging by the looks of the cover photo, this was probably a large single screen at one time that was cut up into 4.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on December 30, 2013 at 4:50 pm

When this theatre became a 4-plex, Screens #3 & 4 were built behind the original building. The original building was split int a twin, and the other 2 screens were to the left of Screens #1 & 2.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on December 30, 2013 at 4:55 pm

The majority of the Eric Theatres did not have a marquee on the building, but instead had the streetside marquee that was on a signpost. This location, as well as the Eric MacDade Mall Theatre, the ERic Stratford Theatre, as well as the AMC 309 Cinema 9 Theatre, are good examples.

rivest266
rivest266 on May 28, 2014 at 3:37 pm

This opened in 1972 and closed in 1996.

rivest266
rivest266 on October 9, 2016 at 6:16 am

October 18th, 1972 grand opening ad in photo section.

rivest266
rivest266 on October 9, 2016 at 6:23 am

2 screens on May 28th, 1982 and four on December 17th, 1982

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