Theatre

Martin Cinerama AKA Atlanta, Erlanger, Tower, Columbia

Cinerama film formats shown

3-strip and 70mm

3-strip dates

From 10/02/62 to12/08/63

70mm dates

From 12/18/63  

Screen curvature and size

Louvered 90ft by 33ft  

Address

583 Peachtree St.

Comments

Closed 1991

Current status

Demolished

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

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Premiere: October 3, 1962
Duration: 14 weeks
WINDJAMMER
Premiere: January 10, 1963
Duration: 9 weeks
HOW THE WEST WAS WON
Premiere: March 15, 1963
Duration: 30 weeks
THE BEST OF CINERAMA
Premiere: October 11, 1963
Duration: 8 weeks
ITíS A MAD MAD MAD MAD WORLD
Premiere: December 18, 1963
Duration: 23 weeks
CIRCUS WORLD
Premiere: June 26, 1964
Duration: 13 weeks
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
Premiere: May 29, 1968
Duration: 22 weeks

Below from 1944 when it was the Erlanger theatre from Georgia State University Library

Below from 1948/1949 when it was the Tower theatre from Georgia State University Library

Post card below

 

Below taken in March 1967 from Atlanta History Center

 

Below when it was the Columbia Theatre from flickr.com