Oceanside Twin

2743 Long Beach Road,
Oceanside, NY 11572

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Oceanside Twin

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This Long Island neighborhood house managed to survive playing mostly second run but infrequently, first run engagements as well. The Oceanside Twin suffered heavy smoke and water damage from a fire at a nearby vacant supermarket in November 2005. The theater was closed and demolished in late-2007.

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Ed Solero
Ed Solero on October 4, 2007 at 7:32 pm

On the site where the supermarket burned down or on the site of the theater? Or both?

JM3522
JM3522 on October 11, 2007 at 5:51 pm

The newspaper article reports that a Wild By Nature supermarket will be built on the vacant lot site and the Walgreens will be built on the theater location.

JM3522
JM3522 on February 25, 2008 at 4:10 pm

I passed the site yesterday. The theater has been razed.

markp
markp on April 4, 2008 at 7:49 am

Another one bites the dust.

longislandmovies
longislandmovies on April 5, 2008 at 3:27 pm

this thing lasted 15 years longer than one would have thought..

bobby1361
bobby1361 on July 15, 2008 at 2:53 pm

Sadly a new CVS has gone up in its place. And just east of the old place is a new supermarket. I was able to see one of the last movies ever played there. Farenheit 911 by Michael Moore. I think that was in 04 or 05

Mike (saps)
Mike (saps) on May 18, 2009 at 7:21 am

It’s a Walgreens. And there’s no sign that there ever was a theater there.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on September 11, 2010 at 7:50 am

Someone is actually talking about CUE MARKS,ask an 18 year old projectionist at your local 20 plex about them.Automation sounds great,but i knew a lot of operators that lost jobs in the late 70’s having shown movies since the 30’s in some cases,but that is business,isn’t it.The Human cost,out the door.

Lenox
Lenox on April 30, 2011 at 2:15 pm

Its amazing that there are no movie theaters in Oceanside .

ChrisPlatt
ChrisPlatt on June 6, 2011 at 6:03 pm

A drug store and supermarket have been built on the former site.

In its last decade (or more) the Oceanside Twin was poorly maintained, in contrast to the very good Malverne Cinema, which shares the same owners.

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