Camelot Theatre

2000 N. Kings Highway,
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

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Camelot Theatre

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The Camelot Theatre open in 1967 as a single screen theatre that was owned and operated under Wilbey-Kincey Theatres. By the early-to-mid-1970’s it was a twin cinema (renamed the Camelot 1 & 2) when ABC Southeastern Theatres acquired operations in 1975, and it was soon tripled. Later on it came under Plitt Southern Theatres until the mid-1980’s.

The Camelot Theatre was acquired by Carmike Cinemas until its closing in 1990.

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on March 27, 2010 at 1:42 pm

This is one of the ABC THEATRES in this town.I am pretty sure there was another and it was lucky enough i think to have played “JAWS” first run.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on March 27, 2010 at 1:44 pm

I worked for ABC THEATRES in Augusta,and got to know a manager in that town and he put me and another ABC THEATRE employee up for a couple of days to save on Hotel rates.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on March 27, 2010 at 1:45 pm

Strange thing is I want to think his name was RAYMOND or RICHARD,but i can’t remember. He was a great guy.like most Theatre guys.

Coate
Coate on April 11, 2010 at 10:50 pm

By 1977 this was a triplex.

bobc007
bobc007 on July 13, 2010 at 9:14 am

The only movie I saw there was “The Living Daylights” in 1987. The #1 auditorium had a curved screen and Dolby Stereo. Stereo was a big deal for Myrtle Beach at the time. It is now a restaurant complex.

righter40
righter40 on January 6, 2014 at 6:55 pm

I managed this theatre for only 4 months in 1987, theatre #1’s screen was curved, and the curtains opened and closed for every show. Cineplex Odeon also ran the Deerfield at Surfside Beach, for I ran ads for both locations.

raysson
raysson on January 7, 2014 at 1:03 pm

Address: 2000 North Kings Highway
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

THEATRE HISTORY:

1967-1971 Wilby Kincey Theatres

1971-1978 ABC Southeastern Theatres

1978-1987 Plitt Southern Theatres

1987-1991 Cineplex Odeon/Plitt Southern Theatres

1991-1995 Carmike Cinemas

Also known as the Camelot 1 & 2 and the Camelot Twin

Closed in 1995 as a discount theatre under Carmike.

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