Cine Latino

Avenida Reforma,
Mexico City

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Cine Latino (A D-150 Theatre)

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The Cine Latino was opened on 20th April 1960. Located in the Zona Rosa district of central Mexico City, this modern cinema had seating provided in orchestra and balcony levels.

In the late-1970’s it was divided into three screens. Later closed, there were plans for restoration in the mid-1990’s to be part of the revitalization of Zona Rosa, but these came to nothing. The Cine Latino was demolished in November 2009.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on August 23, 2010 at 12:18 pm

The closed Cine Latino, photographed in July 2008:
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Close-up view of entrance in October 2008:
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Demolition in November 2009:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/laapmx/4123554679/

JamesEBohenek
JamesEBohenek on May 12, 2016 at 5:43 am

I saw E.T. and it looked like 70mm so I asked the projectionist about it. He invited me into the projection room which was in the center of the main floor. He had shown Terremoto/Earthquake in Sensurround and the speakers were still in place along with the amplifiers. There was a page on the wall with cues about when to turn the Sensurround on and off. The projectionist was apparently not familiar with his new Dolby Stereo and he was turning it on for music only, similar to his experience with Sensurround. E.T. was 35mm. I also saw Yes, Giorgio. Roar/El Gran Rugido was advertised as having 4-Track Magnetic Stereo. Oddly, Roar’s Panavision image was quite small on the huge curved screen.

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