El Emperador 1 & 2

1008 Calle Paseo Real,
Ponce 00731

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One of the first twin theaters bulit in Ponce, Puerto Rico’s third-largest city. They played first run movies and were very popular until bigger multiplexes became more attractive to moviegoers. This was a family owned theater that sadly closed down in 2000 and is now occupied by a restaurant.

Contributed by Jose Mendez

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jaime00 on August 9, 2005 at 11:19 am

Some additional info. for El Emperador 1 & 2. Architect: George Schavran. Chain: not affiliated to any chain; owned by the Torruella family. Seats: 575 each Current Function: restaurant (Chilli’s)

jaime00 on August 16, 2005 at 6:00 pm

See Emperador photos at: View link

jaime00 on August 17, 2005 at 12:05 pm

Please replace current link with this one (previous link was replaced with this one):
See Emperador photos at http://www.geocities.com/aboricua2000/ CinemaEmperador.html

jaime00 on August 17, 2005 at 12:08 pm

See Emperador photos at: View link

davsot on December 31, 2009 at 8:49 pm

There is a facebook group

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