River Lane Outdoor Theatre

1000 River Lane,
Loves Park, IL 61111

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Maryxr7 on January 25, 2017 at 6:19 am

I worked At the Riverlane for 3 years, was great times. The tower was where all the supplies for the consession stand were stored.

DavidZornig on October 22, 2016 at 11:05 pm

1949 photo & circa 1976 print ad added courtesy of the Rockford Rocked Facebook page.

rivest266 on November 26, 2011 at 1:12 pm

I found an ad (May be the grand opening ad) from July 12th, 1948 and an aerial of the River Lane outdoor.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 28, 2010 at 5:23 pm

I wish my Almanac had walk-in Theatres too,but I only have Drive-ins I would love to have movie theatres more so than the Drive-ins,I wonder if every other year they went back and forth?

TLSLOEWS on June 28, 2010 at 4:37 pm

I think you can look them up on the internet I am going to try today to see what I can find.Now back to the River Lane Outdoor Theatre.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 28, 2010 at 4:15 pm

I was telling someone the other day,PatricaNC,I think. that I have seen on Cinema Treasures that you can buy a Almanac.Heck,I think I gave one to Nick,See if he will sell you his,Knowing Nick, He might give it to you.

TLSLOEWS on June 28, 2010 at 12:34 pm

Thanks again Mike,if you ever lose that book you will be in trouble.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 27, 2010 at 8:35 pm

yes,It parked a lot of cars 700 and was owned by River Lane Amusement Co. In 1956.

TLSLOEWS on June 27, 2010 at 6:15 pm

Now that is truth in advertising,nice looking screen tower.

seymourcox on July 26, 2009 at 4:28 pm

Are these LIFE photos of the Outdoor Theatre the same as this one?
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JimG on February 21, 2007 at 9:53 am