Wedgwood Theater

5298 Trail Lake Drive,
Fort Worth, TX 76133

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Wedgewood theater

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brett421 on October 30, 2008 at 2:34 am

I remember as a child in the mid-1970s, attending this theatre, which was, at that point, a split two-screen. I believe it was originally a single theatre (based on my memory of an awkwardly sub-divided marquee). Amongst many films, i saw the original “Benji” there, and the fire hydrant out front had a small sign saying it was reserved for the title character. But basically, this was a mid-to-late-century suburban strip-shopping-center movie theatre that got carved up over the years, and the structure can still be seen in Google Earth.

jamestv on June 7, 2010 at 5:28 pm

This theatre opened in the late ‘60’s during Interstate Theatres last building boom. It played first-run features—saw All The President’s Men in '76. Not long after, in tandem with the Belaire Theatre in Hurst, it was twinned and later fourpled (four-screened).

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on June 7, 2010 at 7:04 pm

The Wedgwood was scheduled to open in March, 1967, according to a Boxoffice item published on the 20th of that month. It was the latest house in an expansion of the Interstate chain which had begun in 1965. The Wedgwood was originally a 900-seat single-screener.

The Boxoffice item listed the theaters that had already opened as part of the expansion: “…the Westwood, Richardson; Belaire, Hurst; Clear Lake, near Houston; Parkview, Pasadena; Northgate, El Paso; Westwood, Abilene; Lake Air Drive-In, Waco, and Wonder, San Antonio.” Projects slated to open later were the Ridgewood at Garland and the Northshore in Houston.

Moviefan007 on May 25, 2011 at 9:38 pm

I remember going to this this theater back in the 90’s. They also had a video store in the lobby. I miss this theater because you can see movies only for a dollar.

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