6.12.09

PARK CINEMA


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  1. We lived about a mile from the Park Theatre, which was a second-run house, and saw some great movies there, including some horror film that scared the bejesus out of me. It was on a double bill with THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE. Later I saw MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN there. Great place.

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  2. Still the Park Theatre but now a small performing arts center. I haven't been in but they have plays, concerts. The Beach Boys are coming or have come there recently.
    It was a Sat. afternoon tradition - 35 cents to get in. Loved that place.

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  3. Saw many a movie there growing up, but the most outstanding memory is seeing The Godfather for the first time. Was only 13 and still don't know how my friends and I were allowed in lol. To this day, cannot watch the scene with the horse's head without thinking of the Park Cinema,

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  4. Lived on Park Avenue in 1977, walked to the theatre often. It was so nice to have a neighborhood venue that was close by.

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  5. Lived in Edgewood growing up so I remember this place quite well. My dad took to see Animal House there when it first came out.

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  6. We lived close enough to walk there with our 12 year old legs. Starting at age
    5, my father took me to 100 Westerns and World War II movies--every one.
    "Run Silent Run Deep" "The Searchers" were typical--great posters in the lobby,
    decent little snack bar, and blue tinted clocks on either side of the screen.
    We'd also go to the Elmwood Theater a few miles East of there.

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