Annandale Theatre

7039 Little River Turnpike,
Annandale, VA 22003

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Annandale Theatre

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Large single screen house with huge screen. Built in 1964 (I was let in the side door while in high school).

The 1974 Yellow Pages lists the theater at 7039 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, telephone 256-7600. Part of the Neighborhood of Virginia chain.

Huge projection booth with Norelco 35-70s.

The Annandale Theatre was closed in 1988.

Contributed by local619

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on December 24, 2008 at 10:18 pm

According to the July 13, 1964, issue of Boxoffice Magazine, the Annandale Theatre was nearing completion. The 1000 seat house was to have a 60 foot screen, six channel stereo sound, and 70mm projection equipment.

The article mentioned that owner Don King was also building a nearly identical house called the Springfield Center Theatre, which I would guess is this one, judging from the description in the comment by rlvjr. The Springfield house was slated for a September opening.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on March 13, 2009 at 6:55 pm

The November 2, 1964, issue of Boxoffice said that the Annandale Theatre had recently opened. It also named the architect as Dwight G. Chase, and said that interior decoration was by Sydell Sandy, Alexandria. The house was operated by the Town Theatre Group.

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