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DP70s in Pennsylvania (PA)

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Written by: Thomas Hauerslev Date: 04.07.2009
Erie Warner Theatre (P)
  Two DP70. Convention and Concert venue
Philadelphia Boyd Theatre (*╗)
  Opened 05.10.1953 as 5th 3-strip Cinerama theatre, then known as Sameric). 2338 seats. Until 2002 open as SamEric Theatre. Part of the original burgundy curtain is used inside of the proscenium arch. Original Baker booth widened for 3 projectors in 1962 demolished. Friends of the Boyd, Inc. working to save the Boyd, and we have the projectors in storage. Howard B. Haas, Esq., President
Philadelphia Goldman Theatre (*╗)
  1188 seats. The Goldman is demolished, replaced by an office building.
Philadelphia Midtown Theatre (*╗P)
  1001 seat and then twinned 2x600 seats. Un-twinned last 1999 and became a performing arts venue (with only 16/35mm projection) as the Prince Musical Theatre.
Philadelphia Stanley Theatre (*)
  3009 seats Demolished
Pittsburgh Nixon Theatre (*╗)
  "Oklahoma!" opened in Pittsburgh in mid June 1956 and stayed there for minimum 8 weeks (theatre unknown). "Around the World in 80 Days" was running in October 1959. 1500 seats.
Pittsburgh United Artists Penn Theatre (*)
  3500 seats. Also known as Loews Penn Theatre. Closed now a symphony hall
Pittsburgh Warner Theatre (*╗)
  Opened 08.12.1953 as 7th 3-strip Cinerama theatre. 1507 seats. DP70 for "Sleeping Beauty" 19.06.1959. Closed 1969 now a mall
Sharon Basil Theatre
Two DP70.
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