Inwood Theatre

5458 W. Lovers Lane,
Dallas, TX 75209

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rivest266
rivest266 on October 23, 2013 at 11:35 am

Grand opening ad uploaded here.

Driveintheatre2001
Driveintheatre2001 on January 17, 2012 at 7:44 pm

A few photos I took of the Inwood Theatre from 2007.. Enjoy..

Randy A Carlisle – Historical Photographer

Marcel
Marcel on September 7, 2011 at 5:54 pm

The essential classic theatre…this place is priceless. Just Go!

matt54
matt54 on June 20, 2010 at 7:00 pm

Saw the original roadshows of Sound of Music and Hawaii here, as well as Dallas 1st run exclusive of Jaws – and many more, too numerous to list – beautiful theater.

DonLewis
DonLewis on March 20, 2009 at 11:22 am

An old movie theater ad from 1949 for the Inwood Theatre.

DonLewis
DonLewis on December 9, 2007 at 8:14 pm

My December image of the IINWOOD THEATER at night.

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DonLewis
DonLewis on December 9, 2007 at 7:53 pm

My December 2007 night image of huge INWOOD sign.

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chellybones
chellybones on July 5, 2007 at 4:06 pm

I didn’t take these, but here are a few more.

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chellybones
chellybones on July 5, 2007 at 3:51 pm

I have many more pictures of the inside, but this is the only one I have scanned so far.

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The light fixture and mural on the ceiling in the lobby.

JackCoursey
JackCoursey on June 7, 2006 at 10:16 am

Here are some recent photos of the Inwood Theatre. The interior is remarkably similar to that of the late Melrose and Belle Meade theatres in Nashville, TN.

sporridge
sporridge on April 12, 2006 at 9:10 am

Glad to see the Inwood’s alive and well. Made my acquaintance during the theatre’s 50th anniversary celebration in 1997 (with beautiful prints of “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and “Out of the Past”). Temporarily worked in Big D for a couple of months then, and returned each time they had a new feature. Also had the dangerous combination of a bookstore nearby and several CD trade-in stores not too far away.

stacyD
stacyD on March 7, 2006 at 9:50 am

Liked the renovation of the theater. Wouldn’t it be spectacular if they began and ended each film by opening and closing the stage curtains as in the glory days of theaters? Who doesn’t remember the excitement when the lights went down and the movie flickered as the curtains parted to show the huge screen. It appears there are curtains hanging, why not use them?

VincentParisi
VincentParisi on July 29, 2005 at 4:27 am

I saw Sound of Music here in the fall of ‘78. I believe as well that this theater held the original roadshow Dallas release of the film.
In the lobby there was a large advertisement for Animal House at another theater.
SOM was so crowded that the person next to me thought she had come to the wrong theater and was going to unfortunately see Animal House instead.

teecee
teecee on April 27, 2005 at 4:51 am

Recent marquee photo:
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ghamilton
ghamilton on March 11, 2005 at 5:51 pm

I believe it was at the Inwood that one of my most memorable movie experiences took place.It was a sneak peek of JAWS.I mean a REAL sneak,Zanuck was there,we were quized,formed to death,and scared to death by Bruce and the blood.Dallas used to have a lot a REAL sneaks.I saw Burt Reynolds and other lumunaries at various screenings.

bamtino
bamtino on January 14, 2005 at 5:40 pm

After undergoing an extensive renovation for the past 2 months, the theatre reopened today.
New screens have been installed, the entry-level restrooms have been remodeled, and leather seats (with increased legroom) have been installed in the two upper level auditoriums.
Definitely worth checking out.

matthew80
matthew80 on November 1, 2004 at 10:27 am

The upstairs is currently undergoing rennovation.

stacyD
stacyD on June 4, 2004 at 11:59 am

I heard that Mark Cuban, who owns the Dallas Mavericks, recently purchased the Inwood. It would be lovely if his company restored this old theater to its original glory.

JV2k4
JV2k4 on March 5, 2004 at 4:59 am

This theatre is AMAZING, and remains a Dallas landmark and favorite.