Market Street Cinema

1521 Merrill Drive,
Little Rock, AR 72211

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rivest266 on November 10, 2017 at 2:44 pm

This opened on December 19th, 1986. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

dallasmovietheaters on July 17, 2016 at 10:14 pm

This was part of the infamous Tony Rand Theatres Circuit launching as Loehmann’s Plaza V in December of 1986 and renamed with the center to the Market Street Cinema. Rand Theatres were accused of not paying proper revenue to all major studios late in 1989 leaving them with the oddest bookings from studios who are largely forgotten today. The Market Street closed in December of that year playing just one film – unable to get product for its other four screens – as the entire 126 screen circuit was shuttered for non-payment of taxes. The theatre had a good run as an art house following a budget theatre run.

rivest266 on June 24, 2014 at 9:45 am

This is now closed. The owner moved into the Riverdale 10 building.


Trolleyguy on June 28, 2010 at 7:37 am

Reinstate notification status.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on June 27, 2010 at 6:19 pm

Opened 1998?

Opened as a discount theater?

Later became an art cinema

Owned by Matt Smith?

More info or photos?