Theatre Villa
Cinerama film formats shown 3-strip and 70mm
3-strip dates Cinemiracle September 1960 to July 1961
Cinerama from 07/21/61 to 02/15/64
70mm dates From 02/19/64
Screen curvature and size 96ft by 35ft
Address 3092 Highland Drive
Comments Closed on 02/18/2003
Current status Now a carpet store

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

WINDJAMMER
Premiere: September 1, 1960
Engagement Duration: 16 weeks
THIS IS CINERAMA
Premiere: July 21, 1961
Duration: 26 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD
Premiere: January 18, 1962
Duration: 18 weeks
CINERAMA HOLIDAY
Premiere: May 23, 1962
Duration: 9 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD (Return Engagement)
Premiere: July 25, 1962
Duration: 4 weeks
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Premiere: August 22, 1962
Duration: 25 weeks
SEARCH FOR PARADISE
Premiere: February 13, 1963
Duration: 8 weeks
HOW THE WEST WAS WON
Premiere: April 11, 1963
Duration: 39 weeks
SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE
Premiere: January 9, 1964
Duration: 6 weeks
ITíS A MAD MAD MAD MAD WORLD
Premiere: February 19, 1964
Duration: 36 weeks
CIRCUS WORLD
Premiere: October 28, 1964
Duration: 21 weeks
MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY
Premiere: March 24, 1965
Duration: 3 weeks
THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD
Premiere: April 14, 1965
Duration: 25 weeks
THE HALLELUJAH TRAIL
Premiere: October 6, 1965
Duration: 21 weeks
BATTLE OF THE BULGE
Premiere: March 2, 1966
Duration: 17 weeks
KHARTOUM
Premiere: June 29, 1966
Duration: 12 weeks
RUSSIAN ADVENTURE
Premiere: September 21, 1966
Duration: 4 weeks
MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY (Return Engagement)
Premiere: October 19, 1966
Duration: 4 weeks
GRAND PRIX
Premiere: February 1, 1967
Duration: 28 weeks
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
Premiere: June 12, 1968
Duration: 21 weeks
ICE STATION ZEBRA
Premiere: November 13, 1968
Duration: 23 weeks
KRAKATOA, EAST OF JAVA
Premiere: August 7, 1969
Duration: 18 weeks
THIS IS CINERAMA (Re-Issue)
Premiere: September 28, 1973
Duration: 3 weeks

 

Pictures below from Villa Theatre

Above after Cinemiracle installation in 1960

Above after Cinemiracle installation in 1960

This is Cinerama premiere 7/21/61

This is Cinerama premiere 7/21/61

Above August 18, 2001

Above January 24, 2003

Above February 13, 2003