Clarkson 6 Cine'

1785 Clarkson Road,
Chesterfield, MO 63005

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Clarkson 6 Cine'

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The Clarkson 6 Cine' opened May 18, 1984 seating 1,756 and was one of two multiplexes that the Wehrenberg Chain opened that year. The Clarkson 6 Cine', located in the affluent area of Chesterfield was in direct competition with the GCC Chesterfield Mall Cinema and Arthur’s Ellisville Cinema. Rather striking front to the theatre and a large lobby. Well decorated auditoriums with the latest in sound. The Clarkson 6 Cine' outlived both the Chesterfield Mall and the Ellisville. The theatre was closed in December of 2004 and has since been razed.

Contributed by Charles Van Bibber

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JackMorrissey on August 12, 2004 at 1:37 am

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JAlex on December 15, 2004 at 4:01 pm

Closing date was December 5th, 2004.

IRONSWEDE on April 14, 2006 at 4:30 am

The Clarkson 6 Cine' has been leveled and in it’s location is now a pet store. I used to love going to that theater. It was a family tradition to fight the crowds and see a movie the day after Thanksgiving. Now we have the Galaxy 14 and they have just now built an AMC theater inside Chesterfield Mall.

JAlex on March 3, 2011 at 9:08 am

aka: Clarkson Square 6 Cine.

jmiller on January 14, 2013 at 10:16 pm

Multiplex-happy installation that had one redeeming auditorium, the main one! That was very good, with 70mm and 6-track Dolby Stereo capabilities. Very fond memories of seeing “Amadeus” epecially in 1984. Also, “2010,” “Top Gun” and “The Hunt for Red October.” The remaining auditoriums were non-descript at best.

Kyle Muldrow
Kyle Muldrow on July 14, 2014 at 2:30 pm

I saw Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade in 70mm TXH at the Clarkson. It was the only time I went there. The main auditorium was pretty cool!!

Kyle Muldrow
Kyle Muldrow on July 14, 2014 at 2:31 pm

Oops…I meant THX…sorry for the dyslexic moment there…

TomFischbach on June 17, 2015 at 6:33 pm

I worked at Clarkson 6 in 1984, the first summer it was open. It was a brand new theater with all new employees. It was the most enjoyable job I’ve ever had. One of those summers you wish would never end. Especially remember Peggy, Susan, and Amy. Sorry to hear it was torn down. State of the art at the time.

rivest266 on March 3, 2016 at 2:16 pm

May 18th, 1984 grand opening ad in photo section.

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