Capri Triple Theatre

2857 S. Main Street,
High Point, NC 27263

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raysson on March 22, 2012 at 9:49 pm

The Capri Triple Theatre upon it’s opening was complete with a Dobly Stereo Sound System installed in it’s largest auditorium(Screen 1) for it’s November 21, 1979 premiere showing of “Fiddler on the Roof”,which was re-released back in theatres.

Screen 2: Was “The Prize Fighter” starring Don Knotts

Screen 3: Was the exclusive Triad engagement showing of Francis Ford Coppula’s “Apocalypse Now” starring Martin Sheen and Harrison Ford.

raysson on March 19, 2012 at 8:40 pm

A lot of blockbusters played at the Capri Triple. From “Raiders of the Lost Ark” to “E.T.”,and even “Back to the Future”. The original “Batman” played here first-run as well.

raysson on March 19, 2012 at 8:38 pm

Correction: The Capri Triple Theatres opened to the public on November 21,1979 as High Point’s first-ever triplex cinema. This theatre did not open in 1976,but it opened in 1979. I have the ads from its grand opening that were in the 11/21/1979 edition of the High Point Enterprise. The information concerning this cinema will be updated. It closed around 1999 or 2000.