Southgate Theatre

9600 SE Main Street,
Milwaukie, OR 97222

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Southgate Quad - Milwaukie, OR

The Southgate Quad Theatre opened in April 1973. The largest screen seated 900, and the smallest screen seated 350. Terrific four-plex. Great “B” movies as well as the premiere of “The Towering Inferno”.

Contributed by David DeCoteau

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kencmcintyre on June 23, 2007 at 8:14 pm

I did not know that there was a Milwaukie in Oregon. Do you suppose there is a Portlend in Wisconsin?

DaveWiegers on June 24, 2007 at 6:42 am

Yes there is a Portland, Wisconsin.

Portland is a town in Dodge County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,106 at the 2000 census.

Does anyone know if there is a theater in Portland?

David DeCoteau
David DeCoteau on July 1, 2007 at 2:15 pm

Here is a recent pic of where the Southgate Theatre used to stand. Leveled and now a parking lot.

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DavidHurlbutt on July 27, 2007 at 9:31 am

Milwaukee, Wisconsin also had a Southgate Theater which has been replaced by a new Southgate multiplex.

kencmcintyre on September 6, 2007 at 8:47 pm

There was a Victory Theater in Milwaukie in 1963, misspelled as Milwaukee (like the other one) in the motion picture almanac of that year. The operator was Moyer Theaters out of Portland.

SandyK on January 8, 2010 at 12:38 pm

Actually…the Moyer’s owned the building but Henry Luchs owned the business. I am his daughter and I work the Victory Theater from ’59 to ’65. He sold the business in late 60’s but continued to own two drive-ins and another walk-in.

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