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Rickjr34 commented about Happy 30th, Star Wars! on May 26, 2007 at 8:05 pm

I was 6 on May 25,1977 and my parents went to see “Star Wars” at the Chinese in Hollywood on their wedding anniversary,leaving me and my sisters with a sitter that day. Flash forward to 1979 and the re-release that had the “Empire Strikes Back” trailer. It was at the original Boulder Theatre in Boulder City,NV. I lived in Henderson at the time. I was awestruck. it was awesome! When the “Star Wars” title card came on and the theme was blasting out through the speakers,i was hooked as was the audience. It was truly one of the greatest experinces of my life. Too bad it wasn’t a 70mm print.

Rickjr34 commented about Tropicana Cinemas on Mar 23, 2007 at 8:47 am

The theatre has apparently,once again,closed down.

There are no showtimes posted on the website.

Rickjr34 commented about Sky Way Drive-In on Mar 23, 2007 at 8:36 am

The drive in on lamb and sahara was called the Desert 5. it closed in 1988 and was replaced by the Desert 16 cimemas,itself now closed.

Rickjr34 commented about Montclair Cinemas on Mar 15, 2007 at 5:12 am

Opened in 1969 as a Loews three screener. Sold to General Cinema in the 70s'.

The back five theatres opened in 1979.

Adjacent to the back building,there was a Baskin-Robbins ice cream store,a comedy club called “The Laugh Stop” and a Bally’s Fitness.

Rickjr34 commented about Fox Theatre on Mar 14, 2007 at 5:48 pm

Opened as a National General/Mann theatre,taken over by Syufy Theatres.(Now Century Theatres)

Its sister theatre was the Boulevard Twin located on Maryland Parkway near the Boulevard Mall and its three screen Plitt Parkway 3.

Rickjr34 commented about Parkway Cinemas on Mar 14, 2007 at 5:40 pm

This theatre operated as a Plitt theatre.

when Cineplex Odeon bought Plitt,the theatre was sold to Syufy.(Later Century Theatres,now a unit of Cinemark Theatres)

Rickjr34 commented about Rainbow Theatre on Mar 14, 2007 at 5:31 pm

This theatre was actually called the Rainbow and it was located at the Rainbow Casino and was situated above the casino floor accessible only by staircase.

The Eldorado was next door and had no movie theatre.