Avenida Fernandez Juncos,
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Built in the 1940’s, this was the local neighborhood theater for the upscale Miramar section of San Juan.
A pretty small movie theater, this was a great place to watch double features. I remember watching so many movies there. from "Airport" to "Carry On" comedies to "Journey to the far side of the Sun"
Every Sunday morning the Cortes would feature a kiddie matinee in which clowns and local TV kid shows hosts would do sketches. Then it was time for a movie. And the movies were quite a diverse lot. From Tarzan movies to Disney comedies to truly wacko Mexican movies such as "Little Red riding Hood". These matinees were well attended. I distintly remember that the owners would let people sit in the aisles, breaking quite a few Fire Safety Laws in the process.
The Cortes ran the same fate as all second run features and it closed down in the early 1980’s. It was demolished and a Banco Popular branch was built in its place
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