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jalbertsgriffen I’m familiar with Gary. The area where the theatre is is fairly desolate. You can see everything there is on Google Streetview without even venturing there. If you do, stay in your vehicle and be aware of your surroundings. Just like any unfamiliar urban area.
Google Streetview of 2018 shows the theatre closed with a sign thanking everyone for their patronage.
the building is currently being used as an Armed Forces recruiting center.
Their Facebook page has movie listings.
The film on the marquee “Brother Rat” was a 1938 release.
Google Streetview of January 2022 shows the theatre in severe disrepair and some kind of demolition being done on the attached structure.
Current function should be: Church
Recent redevelopment plans for the mall don’t include the theatre. AMC has not renewed their lease at this point.
Closing story here: closing
Above link shortened. Gateway
Some more info here. Endnagered
Facebook page for this theatre has it listed as a restaurant. The phone# has been disconnected.
Address was 119 N Main Street. Sun Theatre
Being converted into a public market. Public market
The theatre’s Facebook page shows classic movies are being screened currently. A grand re-opening is planned for May 5 2022.
1945 photo added.
The website is showing all performing arts attractions. No movies listed at all, current or classic.
The Mason Valley Boys and Girls Club website lists the theatre as being closed until further notice and that we’ll see you soon. Might be a Covid-related closing.
Davidcoppock: The colored planks with holes are beanbag toss targets. A simple game for children and other folks. Sometimes called corn hole. No idea what hillbilly golf is.
The address maps out to the South Fork Public Library which should be current use.
I just called their listed number and got a message saying they were open. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays and advertising the latest Disney release.
Has been a pizza restaurant since 1973. Vacant prior to then.
Bigjoe59. Maybe the shorter run was because San Francisco is a much smaller city population-wise.