Phoenix 2 Theaters

1400 U Street S.,
Fort Smith, AR 72901

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Scott Neff
Scott Neff on July 31, 2014 at 2:39 pm

According to an affidavit filed in the lawsuit UNITED ARTISTS THEATRE CIRCUIT, INC., v. William Powell THOMPSON, Prosecuting Attorney of Sebastian County, State of Arkansas, and Jim Tittle, Sheriff of Sebastian County, State of Arkansas, Defendants.

This theatre’s address is 1400 South “U” Street, Fort Smith, AR

rivest266 on January 23, 2011 at 3:57 pm

The Phoenix Village Twin was an AMC theatre that opened in 1971. Is this separate from the Minitek I & II ?

christofermeissner on December 11, 2008 at 7:01 pm

It is likely that this is one of the theatres resulting from a partnership between United Artist Theatre Circuit’s Minitek subsidiary and the Holiday Inn hotel chain. UATC/Minitek and Holiday Inn partnered in late-1969 to construct and operate minicinema theatres (with small capacity, automated projection, and easy formatting into shopping-center locations).

The first of the Holiday Inn Minitek theatres (probably this theatre) was opened in Fort Smith in March of 1970. Despite what it says above, the theatre was a twin theatre, though, with two 350-seat auditoriums.