Blue Star 1-4 Cinemas

1701-65 US Highway 22,
Watchung, NJ 07060

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Blue Star 1-4 Cinemas

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The Cinema opened July 15, 1964 in the Blue Star Shopping Center. The opening movie was Peter Sellers in “A Shot in the Dark”. It was twinned on August 29, 1973. On November 4, 1977 it became a triple screen theatre. On October 22, 1982 it was expanded to 4-screens and closed as the Blue Star 1-4 Cinemas in 1998.

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markp
markp on October 23, 2014 at 12:54 pm

This week marks 16 years since this theatre closed. A question: If the original theatre was 1250 seats, shouldn’t the seat count be higher since they added an addition to the building in the early 70’s ? I think that was a 500 seat addition? Maybe rrettino would know.

rivest266
rivest266 on October 22, 2016 at 1:07 pm

This opened on July 15th, 1964. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

rivest266
rivest266 on October 23, 2016 at 8:26 am

August 29th, 1973 grand opening ad as a twin cinema in the photo section.

rivest266
rivest266 on October 23, 2016 at 9:45 am

November 4th, 1977 grand opening ad as a 3-plex also in the photo section.

rivest266
rivest266 on October 23, 2016 at 1:01 pm

4 screens on October 22nd, 1982. No ad.

crazyformovies
crazyformovies on January 12, 2017 at 1:16 pm

wow i remember this theater. Miss this theater

dallasmovietheaters
dallasmovietheaters on February 4, 2017 at 12:38 am

Maurice D. Sornik was the architect along with Harold Glucksman

The_Batman_Professor
The_Batman_Professor on June 20, 2017 at 12:25 am

My most vivid memory of Blue Star was waiting in line for three hours to see the first midnight show of BATMAN in ‘89.

markp
markp on June 20, 2017 at 2:15 am

I started there as a part time projectionist during the run of this movie.

The_Batman_Professor
The_Batman_Professor on June 20, 2017 at 10:19 am

markp, you are responsible for many of my memories! Cheers.

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