Star Cinema

350 N. Third Avenue,
Stayton, OR 97383

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STAR Theatre; Stayton, Oregon.

The Star Theatre opened on April 8, 1949 with Jeanette MacDonald in “The Sun Comes Up”. It was recently remodeled and upgraded to Dolby Surround Sound. Original seats were replaced with mid-1990’s. Currently there are 311 seats. We have a stage which we use for special events. We have a concert once a month. We show a classic movie once a month. We are currently open Friday through Monday. We show the latest movies. At times we will open a movie on opening day.

Contributed by Jeff Mexico

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mactosh
mactosh on November 5, 2003 at 9:55 am

Hello,
We reopened the Star Cinema November of 2002. This weekend is our 1 year anniversary.

You can get more information on the theatre on our website. www.starcinema.net

mactosh
mactosh on November 5, 2003 at 10:09 am

More info on Star Cinema in Stayton, OR.

It was recently remodeled and upgraded to Dolby Surround Sound. Original Seats were replaced with mid-1990’s. Currently there are 311 seats. We have a stage which we use for special events. We have a concert once a month. We show a classic movie once a month. We are currently open Friday through Monday. We show the latest movies. At times we will open a movie on opening day. photo’s are on the website at www.starcinema.net

mactosh
mactosh on March 30, 2004 at 8:56 pm

Could you delete the old info and update it with the new info I submitted last November?

Thanks.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on August 31, 2007 at 1:13 am

posted by strawberry on Aug 30, 2007 at 9:22pm…..
‘There’s a great 'history of’ page (with a few old photos) on their website:
http://www.wvi.com/~starcinema/history.htm

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on May 7, 2008 at 7:46 pm

What’s with you and the marquees? Can’t we see the rest of the theater? Gee whiz.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on July 18, 2012 at 11:11 am

The history section of the Star Cinema’s official web site says that the theater was designed by Salem architect Lyle P. Bartholomew.

LouRugani
LouRugani on December 30, 2012 at 10:01 pm

STAR Theatre official site: http://www.wvi.com/~starcinema/history.htm

NYozoner
NYozoner on December 9, 2016 at 7:06 am

Any information on a Central Drive-In near Stayton or Sublimity? It may have been open around 1950-55.

dallasmovietheaters
dallasmovietheaters on March 16, 2020 at 4:27 am

Opened as the new Star Theater on April 8, 1949 following dedication ceremonies with the feature film, “The Sun Comes Up.

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