Village Theatre

207 N. Palm Canyon Drive,
Palm Springs, CA 92262

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dallasmovietheaters
dallasmovietheaters on January 7, 2017 at 2:36 pm

Opening date was November 11, 1932 launching with the film, “The Lawyer” with William Powell. Final day was May 13, 1984. The final regular shows were on May 12, 1984 showing “National Lampoon’s Vacation” with “Police Academy” on one screen and “Hardbodies” and “Purple Hearts” on the other. And as mentioned above, on May 13, 1984, the theatre returned to William Powell showing “The Thin Man” on one screen and “Libeled Lady” on the other.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on March 10, 2014 at 5:00 pm

The Village Theatre might have been listed as an independent house in the newspapers before 1981, but before the end of 1977 it had already been taken over by Metropolitan Theatres. It was Metropolitan that twinned the Village and Plaza Theatres in 1977, as noted in this brief article in Boxoffice of January 2, 1978. The article features a drawing of the twinned auditorium of the Plaza, but says that the Village got new carpeting, draperies, and lobby treatment. Both houses got all new projection and sound equipment. Both theaters reopened shortly before Christmas, 1977.