Martin Twin Theatre

1901 N. Eastman Road,
Kingsport, TN 37660

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Martin Twin Theatre

The Martin Theatre was built as a single screen theatre and opened June 24, 1971 with John Wayne in “Big Jake”. It was later converted into a twin cinema.

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Lecolonel on September 16, 2008 at 4:59 pm

The Martin, or as it was later known The Martin Twin, was part of the old Kingsport Mall. You entered the theatre from inside the mall. The entire mall structure was demolished a couple of years ago, and a new shopping complex, sans theatre, stands in the former location.

tncowdaddy on December 29, 2011 at 2:56 pm

This theater had the most comfortable plush red pleather rocker seats. I loved this place as a kid and into my early adulthood. I saw Return of the Jedi here during its original release. I hated to see it go.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on September 16, 2014 at 5:51 pm

The June 24, 1971, issue of the Kingsport News said that the new Martin Theatre would open that night.

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