Theatre

Warner Theatre aka Cinerama 

Cinerama film formats shown

3-strip and 70mm

3-strip dates

From 06/05/53 to 05/17/59 

70mm dates

From 11/10/63

Screen curvature and size

3-strip 67ft by 24ft, 70mm 81ft by 30ft

Address

1585 Broadway at 47th Street

Comments

July 30,1968 tripled but Cinerama retained in orchestra. Last advertised Cinerama show Krakatoa East of Java 06/24/69 to 09/09/69. Renamed Cinerama Twin 11/15/76, Warner Twin 05/25/83. Closed 02/08/87.

Current status

Demolished 1988

List of Cinerama films that played at the theatre from Cinema Treasures

THIS IS CINERAMA (Move-over from Broadway)
Premiere: June 5, 1953
Duration: 88 (123) weeks
CINERAMA HOLIDAY
Premiere: February 8, 1955 (World Premiere)
Duration: 61 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD
Premiere: April 10, 1956 (World Premiere)
Duration: 76 weeks
SEARCH FOR PARADISE
Premiere: September 24, 1957 (World Premiere)
Duration: 32 weeks
THIS IS CINERAMA (Return Engagement)
Premiere: May 4, 1958
Duration: 10 weeks
SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE
Premiere: July 15, 1958 (World Premiere)
Duration: 44 weeks
ITíS A MAD MAD MAD MAD WORLD
Premiere: November 17, 1963
Duration: 52 weeks
MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY
Premiere: December 15, 1964
Duration: 9 weeks
THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD
Premiere: February 15, 1965 (World Premiere)
Duration: 43 weeks
BATTLE OF THE BULGE
Premiere: December 17, 1965
Duration: 17 weeks
RUSSIAN ADVENTURE
Premiere: April 13, 1966
Duration: 13 weeks
KHARTOUM
Premiere: July 13, 1966
Duration: 13 weeks
GRAND PRIX
Premiere: December 21, 1966 (World Premiere)
Duration: 31 weeks
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (Move-over from Capitol)
Premiere: September 16, 1968
Duration: 13 weeks
ICE STATION ZEBRA
Premiere: December 20, 1968
Duration: 17 weeks
KRAKATOA, EAST OF JAVA
Premiere: June 24, 1969
Duration: 20 weeks

 

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Below dated March 30, 1958 from http://cinematreasures.org/members/defg/photos/34418

Ad below from http://charliehill.com/melville/?page_id=3213

Dated 1963 below from http://cinematreasures.org/members/defg/photos/33359

 

Dated December 13, 1964 below from http://cinematreasures.org/members/defg/photos/34379

 

 

 

Below dated January 15, 1965

Below dated January 17, 1965

Picture below from a postcard

Picture below from the March 17, 1965 issue of Motion Picture Herald magazine

Dated October 17, 1965 below from http://cinematreasures.org/members/defg/photos/33847

Below from http://cinematreasures.org

 

Dated June 5, 1966 below from http://cinematreasures.org/members/defg/photos/34419

Ticket flyer below

 

 

Below from the April 25, 1966 issue of Boxoffice

 

Below from New York Daily News dated July 23, 1968

    Below invitation dated July 30, 1968

Invitation inside

The article below is from the August 5, 1968 issue of Boxoffice magazine

Below from http://cinematreasures.org

 

 

Dated September 15,1968 below from http://cinematreasures.org/members/defg/photos/34040

Dated September 16, 1968 below from http://cinematreasures.org/members/defg/photos/34072

Below from http://cinematreasures.org

July 1979 picture from http://americanclassicimages.com/