Village 3 Theatre

836 Turner McCall Boulevard,
Rome, GA 30161

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The Village Theatre opened on July 18, 1969 by LAM Amusement Co. At that time LAM ran all the movie theatres in Rome. The Village Theatre featured rocking back seats with wide aisles. It opened as a single screen and went through a remodel in 1983 that turned the theatre into a triplex.

The Village 3 Theatre has gone through numerous ownerships int its history, LAM, MCGuire, Central Valley, and Cobb Theatres. It is an independent today and still in operation.

Contributed by Chuck Van Bibber

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d1bell
d1bell on December 30, 2004 at 4:06 pm

My name is Darwin Bell and the Village Theatre holds a special place in my memory. My mother, Mary Bell, became the manager of the Village Theatre in 1970 and is still the manager today, 34 years later. I also worked at the Village from 1970 until 1978.
The Village today is a four house theatre. The original house with the rocking back chairs has recently been remodeled and is now an upscale cinema pub which the owner named MB’s in honor of Mary Bell for her long years of service. MB’s shows first run movies, college and professional football games and host other events. Thanks for bringing back some great memories.

longislandmovies
longislandmovies on June 2, 2007 at 2:50 am

are there any pics???

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