407 E. Beaver Avenue,
State College, PA 16801

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The Movies was a single-screen first-run theater located at the corner of Beaver Avenue and Garner Street. It was opened May 3, 1972 and closed in 2001.

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FondMemories on June 10, 2013 at 12:44 pm

A popular spot on the uphill corner of beaver and Garner – especially on “Rocky Horror” nights. (I saw “Star Wars” and “Close Encounters” there, too.)

rdimucci on October 15, 2016 at 11:14 pm

The Movies opened on May 3, 1972. The first feature shown was George Harrison’s “The Concert for Bangladesh.”

rdimucci on October 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm

A photo of The Movies from 1993 may be found here:

rivest266 on September 23, 2021 at 12:20 pm

Grand opening ad posted

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