Center 3 Cinemas

2120 Camino del Rio North,
San Diego, CA 92108

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 16, 2012 at 3:40 pm

The Center Theatre can be seen in its original, single-screen configuration in four photos in Boxoffice, May 17, 1965.

The Center was originally operated by Lockwood and Gordon Enterprises, who also operated the Cinerama Theatre on University Avenue.

rivest266
rivest266 on April 16, 2012 at 3:30 pm

I uploaded the February 2nd, 1965 grand opening ad in this theatre’s photo page.

William
William on July 22, 2008 at 2:35 pm

When Pacific Theatres operated the seating capacities were 378, 297, 297.

neeb
neeb on February 25, 2008 at 11:53 pm

Center Theatre (1965 to 1971)

RE = Re-Issue/ Return Engagement
GSE = Guaranteed-Seat Engagement

Listings include regular engagements only. Test screenings, sneak-preview screenings, midnight screenings, premieres and other private events are not included. Unless noted, presentations are all 35mm â€" mono sound presentation.
All listing from San Diego Union, San Diego Tribune and “70mm in San Diego” (http://www.in70mm.com/library/70mm_in/san_diego.htm) by Michael Coate and William Kallay.

17 Feb 1965 … CIRCUS WORLD (GSE, 8 weeks, 70mm-Stereo)
13 Apr 1965 … THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD (GSE, 15 weeks, 70mm-Stereo)
27 Jul 1965 … THE HALLELUJAH TRAIL (GSE, 13 weeks, 70mm-Stereo)
27 Oct 1965 … MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY (8 weeks, Cinerama)
22 Dec 1965 … BATTLE OF THE BULGE (GSE, 20 weeks, 70mm-Stereo)

11 May 1966 … CINERAMA’S RUSSIAN ADVENTURE (GSE, 6 weeks, Cinerama)
24 Jun 1966 … KHARTOUM (GSE, 8 weeks, 70mm-Stereo)
17 Aug 1966 … OKLAHOMA (RE, 7 weeks)
05 Oct 1966 … GIGI (RE, 6 weeks)
18 Nov 1966 … ALFIE (14 weeks)

21 Feb 1967 … GRAND PRIX (GSE, 35 weeks, 70mm-Stereo)
26 Oct 1967 … GONE WITH THE WIND (GSE, 31 weeks, 70mm-Stereo)

28 May 1968 … 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (GSE, 44 weeks, 70mm-Stereo)

02 Apr 1969 … ICE STATION ZEBRA (GSE, 12 weeks, 70mm-Stereo)
26 Jun 1969 … KRAKATOA, EAST OF JAVA (GSE, 16 weeks, Cinerama)
13 Oct to 18 Nov 1969 … closed
19 Nov 1969 … THE STERILE CUCKOO (5 weeks)
25 Dec 1969 … THE ARRANGEMENT (7 weeks)

11 Feb 1970 … THE MAGIC CHRISTIAN (4 weeks)
12 Mar 1970 … PATTON (GSE, 16 weeks, 70mm-Stereo)
01 Jul 1970 … AIRPORT (25 weeks, 70mm-Stereo)
25 Dec 1970 … I LOVE MY… WIFE (7 weeks)

10 Feb 1971 … RYAN’S DAUGHTER (21 weeks, 70mm-Stereo)
07 Jul 1971 … CARNAL KNOWLEDGE (10 weeks)

CLOSED 13 September 1971

TRIPLED 24 November 1971