Cinema 55

702 Freedom Plains Road,
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

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Cinema 55

Located on Route 66 in the Apple Valley Shopping Center. This was opened as a Jerry Lewis Cinema. It played first run movies, then art house before slipping into adult porn. It was closed in the mid-1980’s.

Today, the lobby is in use as a Subway, while the auditorium has been split into a few businesses, including a Chinese restaurant.

Contributed by RobertR

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JackIndiana on March 1, 2017 at 5:52 pm

For much of my youth this was a porno theatre that started showing THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW from the late 1970s thru the mid 1980s. I saw my first XXX movie “DIRTY BLONDES” here in 1983. Around 1984-1985 it was converted to a second run house showing commercial Hollywood movies. I seem to remember the place closing for good in the mid 1980s.

CJ1949 on December 5, 2018 at 11:20 pm

The ad in the photos section says the theatre was in “La Grange”. The ad is from 11/8/72

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