Airport Theatre

16733 Roscoe Boulevard,
North Hills, CA 91343

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Previously operated by: Holiday Theaters

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Batman near the Airport Theatre

The Airport Theatre was opened on March 9, 1966 with Kirk Douglas in “The Heroes of Telemark” with Kirk Douglas appearing ‘in person’. It was operated by Holiday Theatres. It was still open in 1977.

Contributed by William Gabel

Recent comments (view all 16 comments)

haineshisway on August 3, 2009 at 10:42 pm

I lived right off Roscoe near Sepulveda, and went to the Airport several times in the early 1970s. I remember seeing a reissue of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service there. Nice little nabe.

kencmcintyre on December 31, 2009 at 4:26 pm

The entire block across from the Home Depot has been razed, and something is being built there. Status should be closed/demolished.

TLSLOEWS on December 31, 2009 at 4:34 pm

Did they ever show “AIRPORT” at the Airport Theatre?

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Joe Vogel on February 8, 2010 at 5:21 pm

The March 7, 1966, issue of Boxoffice reported that Jack Grossman’s Holiday Theatres chain had just opened its latest hardtop, the Airport Theatre.

drb on March 4, 2011 at 5:28 am

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JimMitchell on September 23, 2018 at 7:32 pm

Came across the Batman photo in a discussion of the Adam West TV series. Note the Airport Theatre sign in the background, top right. That appears to be the marquee behind the helicopter frame. This would have been taken at the north end of Van Nuys Airport property, I think. Circa 1966-68, based on the run of the TV show.

davidcoppock on September 24, 2018 at 6:35 pm

I think it was the movie version of the tv series, i don’t think the batbike and sidecar, and batcopter were in the tv series as well!!

davidcoppock on September 24, 2018 at 9:09 pm

Did it screen the batman movie(tv series version)!!

rivest266 on October 27, 2019 at 11:44 am

Slight correction. Opened on March 9th, 1966. Grand opening ad posted.

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