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In what year did the Medallion go from three to five screens?
During what year did Manor East close?
Was the Wilma ever equipped to screen 70mm prints?
When did Portland’s Fox close? What was the last movie to play?
During what year did Eastwood close?
What chain operated this during its final years?
Disney’s “Song of the South” had its world premiere here 75 years ago today.
Bigjoe59: The Egyptian’s roadshow run of “Hawaii” played 52 weeks (10/12/66-10/9/67).
New 40th anniversary retrospective!
When did 70mm projection get installed here? Was 70mm in place from Day One, or was it installed years later?
When did 70mm projection get installed here? Was 70mm in place during the 1960s under the Ada name, or was it installed during a later renovation under the Egyptian name?
Here’s the link to a newly-published 70mm playdate chronology for the Seattle region which, of course, includes numerous mentions of the Cinerama Theater.
m00se1111… It’s unclear to me if you are being genuine or snarky. My query was not a request for tips on how to conduct research (and you’d know this if you were familiar with my hundreds of articles and thousands of internet postings). Anyway, 1962 is the year in question (not 1961). And moreover the NJ State Library does not in fact possess the Atlantic City newspaper for the relevant timeframe.
Did “West Side Story” have a roadshow run at this venue?
Cinerama Dome playdates article was recently published.
Fifty years ago today, “Shaft” opened at the DeMille (and day-and-date at 72nd Street Playhouse). A benefit premiere was reportedly held three days prior.
Despite what you may have read elsewhere, New York (and Los Angeles) were not the first markets in which “Shaft” played. For fans of the film and/or those interested in historical playdate details, here’s the link to my latest film history column which includes the film’s first-run bookings chronology and historian Q&A.
Fifty years ago today, George Lucas’s directorial debut, “THX 1138,” opened here (and Loews State 2).
Fifty years ago today, George Lucas’s directorial debut, “THX 1138,” opened here (and Loews Cine).
Fifty years ago today, George Lucas’s directorial debut, “THX 1138,” opened here (and Loews Cine and State 2 in New York).
What was the surprise preview screened during the Syosset’s grand opening?
In what year did Factoria expand from five to eight screens?