Airport Theatre

16733 Roscoe Boulevard,
North Hills, CA 91343

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davidcoppock
davidcoppock on September 24, 2018 at 9:09 pm

Did it screen the batman movie(tv series version)!!

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on September 24, 2018 at 6:35 pm

I think it was the movie version of the tv series, i don’t think the batbike and sidecar, and batcopter were in the tv series as well!!

JimMitchell
JimMitchell on September 23, 2018 at 7:32 pm

Came across the Batman photo in a discussion of the Adam West TV series. Note the Airport Theatre sign in the background, top right. That appears to be the marquee behind the helicopter frame. This would have been taken at the north end of Van Nuys Airport property, I think. Circa 1966-68, based on the run of the TV show.

drb
drb on March 4, 2011 at 5:28 am

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on February 8, 2010 at 5:21 pm

The March 7, 1966, issue of Boxoffice reported that Jack Grossman’s Holiday Theatres chain had just opened its latest hardtop, the Airport Theatre.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on December 31, 2009 at 4:34 pm

Did they ever show “AIRPORT” at the Airport Theatre?

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on December 31, 2009 at 4:26 pm

The entire block across from the Home Depot has been razed, and something is being built there. Status should be closed/demolished.

haineshisway
haineshisway on August 3, 2009 at 10:42 pm

I lived right off Roscoe near Sepulveda, and went to the Airport several times in the early 1970s. I remember seeing a reissue of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service there. Nice little nabe.

stevebob
stevebob on March 10, 2008 at 2:15 pm

I remember this as a comfortable, quiet and out-of-the-way alternative to the relative bustle of Panorama City’s Americana multiplex in the late 1960s. By “quiet,” I mean uncrowded; air traffic noise from nearby Van Nuys Airport was occasionally audible.

Strictly speaking, though, the Airport Theater’s address wasn’t in Van Nuys. Its location on the north side of Roscoe Boulevard put it in Sepulveda (back then), now rechristened “North Hills.”

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on August 12, 2007 at 12:50 am

Here is a 1973 ad from the LA Times:
http://tinyurl.com/2seyur

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on November 22, 2006 at 4:13 pm

On 4/29/77, the Airport was showing a double feature – “A Star is Born” (1976 version) and “Carrie”. The phone number was 892-1181. Tickets were $1.50 until 7 p.m. Mon-Thurs and until 3 p.m. Sat-Sun.

RichardTerusso
RichardTerusso on October 8, 2006 at 11:17 pm

I am currently looking for any Old Theatres in which to lease or possibly buy in Reseda, Van Nuys, Hollywood or North Hollywood. It has been my Long life Dream to renevate and own my own Theatre/ Venue. Please e-mail me at or call me at 310-597-9398 if youo live here!! Thanks.Rick

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EAdkins
EAdkins on May 5, 2005 at 2:00 pm

This theatre was built and operated by independent theater owner Jack Grossman from the time it opened until it closed in the 1980’s.

tbdavid
tbdavid on May 1, 2004 at 2:10 pm

Hans David used to manage this theater in the 1970s. He is still head projectionist for universal.