Home Theatre

38521 Fifth Avenue,
Zephyrhills, FL 33542

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Home Theatre

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The theatre was built by lumber magnate and former mayor I.A. Krusen. It opened in 1948 and was billed as one of the most modern movie theaters in the South, with comfortable seats, a wide stage and a glass-enclosed "crying room" for cranky babies.

It was closed in 2007, and was available for rent. There are two retail spaces on the ground floor and apartments on the second.

By 2010, it had reopened as the Home Theatre.

Contributed by Dave Bonan

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longislandmovies
longislandmovies on December 23, 2007 at 1:42 am

PLEASE LIST FOR RENT NUMBER!

AndyCallahanMajorMajor
AndyCallahanMajorMajor on July 15, 2010 at 7:01 pm

The theater has been known as the Home Theatre since at least the 1970s. It has reopened and shows movies for $3.

Front.

Rear.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on July 15, 2010 at 7:11 pm

Thanks MajorMajor Home Theatre is much easier to say than Zephyrhills anyway.

AndyCallahanMajorMajor
AndyCallahanMajorMajor on July 16, 2010 at 2:39 am

Haha. Everyone down here pronounces it “Zef-free-hills.”

AndyCallahanMajorMajor
AndyCallahanMajorMajor on November 17, 2010 at 1:58 pm

Here is a picture from circa 1944. This was found on the Pasco County, Florida history website.

AndyCallahanMajorMajor
AndyCallahanMajorMajor on January 5, 2011 at 2:34 pm

I was able to check this place out back in December. Apparently it’s a twin theater. Admission was $3. It appears to be owned by the same people that own the Cinema 10 in town. The interior was pretty no-frills, but it still retained that small-town theater feel to it. The movie I saw was in the original auditorium. The seats were pretty comfortable and the screen seemed bigger than some of the multiplexes in Tampa. My only complaints were that the projection seemed slightly dark and that they don’t heat the auditorium. Pasco County had a freeze warning that night and I could see my breath inside! I didn’t get to check out the other auditorium, but I can only assume that they expanded into a neighboring building.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on January 5, 2011 at 2:57 pm

Called saving money on the bulb in the projector and heating costs.Mom and pop operations seem to have these problems.

rkq
rkq on March 27, 2011 at 3:02 pm

I beleive this is listed in the current issue of Boxoffice for sale.

Heather Spivey
Heather Spivey on July 12, 2013 at 10:39 am

We are open from tuesday through saturday and once a month on sundays.

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