Theatre Ambassador
Cinerama film formats shown 3-strip
3-strip dates 02/10/54 to 02/23/59
70mm dates  
Screen curvature and size 77ft by 28ft
Address 411 North 7th street
Comments First presentation of Windjammer in Cinerama 08/13/58 to 10/18/58. Cinerama equipment removed 02/24/59. Closed 1976. 
Current status Demolished 1996.

Cinerama films that played at the theatre

THIS IS CINERAMA
Premiere Date: February 10, 1954
Engagement Duration: 54 weeks
CINERAMA HOLIDAY
Premiere: February 21, 1955 (Mid-West Premiere)
Duration: 61 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD
Premiere: April 26, 1956 (Mid-West Premiere)
Duration: 76 weeks
SEARCH FOR PARADISE
Premiere: October 9, 1957 (Mid-West Premiere)
Duration: 26 weeks
THIS IS CINERAMA (Return Engagement)
Premiere: April 6, 1958
Duration: 9 weeks
WINDJAMMER
Premiere: August 13, 1958
Duration: 11 weeks
SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE
Premiere: October 29, 1958
Duration: 17 weeks

 

01/29/54


11/14/54

 

11/14/54

 

12/07/54

 

01/21/55


01/21/55

 

01/23/55

 

02/16/55

 

04/01/55




06/22/55




02/26/56

 

04/13/56

 

08/31/56

 

10/11/57

 

04/06/58

 

07/27/58

 

08/13/58

 

10/15/58

 

02/06/59

 

02/23/59

 

08/02/59

 

08/07/59

 

 

 

Pictures below from http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/2351/photos

Below installation of Cinerama

 

Below ticket and envelope from http://www.flickr.com/photos/neatocoolville/5383868412/

 

Picture below from http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/2351/photos

 

Pictures below were taken in 1996 before is demolition from http://www.builtstlouis.net/ambassador-tw01.html