Parkway Theatre

1183 Silas Creek Parkway,
Winston-Salem, NC 27127

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Tinseltoes on July 24, 2012 at 10:27 am

Described in this 1966 trade article: Boxoffice

raysson on April 30, 2012 at 5:27 pm

The address for the Parkway Theatre needs to be:
1183 Silas Creek Parkway,Winston-Salem,NC 27127.

NOT: 1130 which needs to be corrected.

raysson on April 10, 2012 at 12:21 pm

COMING ATTRACTIONS FOR THE PARKWAY THEATRE was from the August 31,1965-September 1, 1965 edition of the Winston-Salem Journal,Winston-Salem,North Carolina.

raysson on April 10, 2012 at 12:20 pm

The coming attractions for the PARKWAY THEATRE: From it’s grand opening on September 1, 1965

Yul Brenner and Marlon Brando in “MORITURI”

Frank Sinatra and Trevor Howard “VON RYAN’S EXPRESS”


Burt Lancaster in “THE HALLEJULAH TRAIL”

Dick Van Dyke in “THE ART OF LOVE”

raysson on March 21, 2012 at 1:19 pm

Not only ROSEMARY’S BABY played here but also THE FRENCH CONNECTION and ROCKY among many others that played at the Parkway Theatre when it was still a single screen cinema during the 1960’s and 1970’s.

raysson on March 21, 2012 at 1:09 pm


Schneider-Merl Corporation: 1965-1976

Martin Theatres: 1976-1985

Carmike Cinemas: 1985-1994

raysson on March 21, 2012 at 1:07 pm

To Ret. AKC(NAC)CC Bob Jensen: I have done extensive research on this theatre and this information on the Parkway has been updated as of 3/20/2012.

The Parkway Theatre upon it’s opening was Winston-Salem’s first ever suburban theatre,and it was a first-run alternative to the Downtown moviehouses when it opened on September 1,1965. I have the original ads for its grand opening. The opening attraction on September 1,1965 was a Rock Hudson flick starring Leslie Caron “A Very Special Favor”. It was owned and operated until Schneider-Merl Theatres.

Arby on April 10, 2011 at 12:12 am

I remember seeing “Rosemary’s Baby” (among many others) at the Parkway. It was a first-run alternative to the Carolina and the Winston when it opened. A good guess when it opened is 1965. I never saw anything there after it was split.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on December 26, 2010 at 9:40 am

Open mid-1960’s –~1985? Can anyone verify the exact dates?

Split into 2 cinemas in the early 1980’s.


1975-1980 Schneider-Meri

1980-1982 Martin Theaters of Columbus, Georgia, Roy E. Martin Jr., Chairman of the Board, they had 159 theaters all over the country.

1982-1985 Carmike Cinemas

More info and photos are always welcome.