Eric Pilgrim Gardens

1065 Pontiac Road,
Drexel Hill, PA 19026

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rivest266 on October 9, 2016 at 7:17 am

This opened on January 15th, 1969. Grand opening ad in photo section.

robtadrian on August 17, 2014 at 8:40 am

I saw the 2001 reissue here in the 80s…which was nice

Mikeoaklandpark on June 17, 2013 at 10:56 am

Micahel Rambo that is so true I should have rememebred the Wynwood since I worked there.

HowardBHaas on June 17, 2013 at 7:22 am

These are Abt’s comments from the homepage item as to Mystery Eric Theatres-

who could forget the exit doors BELOW the screen. Saw Damnation Alley in Sound 360 here (a failed attempt at recreating sensurround). The theater also had 70MM capability (Starman, Raiders, among others) and, for its time, was a well run house.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on June 15, 2013 at 8:08 pm

Mikeoaklandpark, the Sameric chain also didn’t twin the Wynnewood, Mark I, and Eric’s Place Theatres.

Mikeoaklandpark on June 14, 2013 at 11:24 am

Markinthedark, they were exits under the screen. The Eric McDade Mall was also the same until they quaded it.

markinthedark on June 14, 2013 at 1:11 am

Are those exit doors in the middle of the screen?

bobc316 on June 13, 2013 at 11:30 am

saw 2 movies there BATTLESTAR GALLACTICA THE MOVIE IN 1978 it was a pilot for there new series. and in 1983 clash of the titans. WHEN qvc went out and relocated, i purchased all 12 or so seats i focused on them from first time i saw them.

Mikeoaklandpark on June 13, 2013 at 11:00 am

This was about the only single screen theater that the Sameric corporation didn’t twin.

HowardBHaas on June 13, 2013 at 5:55 am

2009 photo as Dollar Tree store