Collegetown Twin

Delsay Drive and Donald Barger Boulevard,
Glassboro, NJ 08028

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Located in the middle of the Collegetown Shopping Center, Delsea Drive at Heston Road. The Collegetown Twin was opened June 21, 1972. It was closed in 1993.

Contributed by Scott A. Tucker

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teecee on November 6, 2009 at 5:13 pm

The shopping center was built in 1966.

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“My late friend was the manager of the CollegeTown Cinema, a two-screen theater that showed second-run movies for a ONE DOLLAR ADMISSION. That’s right, a lousy buck! Even in the ‘70s, that was a crazy bargain. Some of the movies I recall seeing there: "Audrey Rose,” “Smokey and the Bandit,” “Interiors,” “Starting Over,” “The Goodbye Girl,” “Thunder and Lightning.” "

VICNASTY on November 30, 2011 at 8:38 pm

This theater closed in 1993, if I remember correctly This is currently a “Dollar Tree” store which was built over the atrium style entrance in 2001. The Marquis was also recently replaced by modern store signs (i.e. Radioshack, Subway, 2-guys Pizza(now defunct), and Dollar Tree). Some of the old theater can be seen from the store room of Dollar Tree (atleast in 2001-02) when they had the back doors open. The old air conditioning system is also still located on top of the left side of Kmart’s roof (they are a green color and look fairly neglected differing from Kmart’s grey units). Before the place was renovated into store front, a small mail slot could be opened to reveal the glass lobby counter/ snack stand that still had bits of popcorn strewn about (yuck- that was in 1998-it closed in ‘93), and a very modern ('80s) colorful angular paint job on the walls (which was about 10 feet from the entrance- with the auditorium doors on the right side).

We saw “Gremlins 2” there in 1989 when we first moved to Glassboro.

RHETT52 on January 7, 2016 at 11:04 am

I was a college student and the first film I saw there was “The China Syndrome” in fall of 79. For the next four years that place became my go-to place for movies and the 1 dollar admission for a college student was the best. Spent many an afternoon and night there. Does anyone have any pictures of the Collegetown to display?

rivest266 on June 19, 2016 at 9:33 am

This opened on June 21st, 1972 by National Mini Theatres, Inc. Ad in photo section.

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