Theatre

Boston Cinerama

Cinerama film formats shown

3-strip and 70mm

3-strip dates

From 12/30/53 to 11/11/63

70mm dates

From 11/19/63 to 04/23/69

Screen curvature and size

  

Address

614 Washington Street

Comments

Converted to 4-plex 1972. Closed 1986

Current status

 

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

THIS IS CINERAMA
Premiere: December 30, 1953
Engagement Duration: 87 weeks
CINERAMA HOLIDAY
Premiere: August 30, 1955
Duration: 52 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD
Premiere: August 27, 1956
Duration: 64 weeks
SEARCH FOR PARADISE
Premiere: November 19, 1957
Duration: 40 weeks
WINDJAMMER
Premiere: August 27, 1958
Duration: 33 weeks
SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE
Premiere: April 15, 1959
Duration: 53 weeks
THIS IS CINERAMA (Return Engagement)
Premiere: April 26, 1960
Duration: 29 weeks
CINERAMA HOLIDAY (Return Engagement)
Premiere: November 15, 1960
Duration: 14 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD (Return Engagement)
Premiere: February 22, 1961
Duration: 12 weeks
WINDJAMMER (Return Engagement)
Premiere: May 15, 1961
Duration: 23 weeks
SEARCH FOR PARADISE (Return Engagement)
Premiere: October 23, 1961
Duration: 12 weeks
SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE (Return Engagement)
Premiere: January 17, 1962
Duration: 16 weeks
HOLIDAY IN SPAIN
Premiere: May 7, 1962
Duration: 13 weeks
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Premiere: August 7, 1962
Duration: 26 weeks
THE BEST OF CINERAMA
Premiere: February 6, 1963
Duration: 7 weeks
HOW THE WEST WAS WON
Premiere: March 27, 1963
Duration: 33 weeks
ITíS A MAD MAD MAD MAD WORLD
Premiere: November 19, 1963
Duration: 31 weeks
CIRCUS WORLD
Premiere: June 25, 1964
Duration: 18 weeks
MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY
Premiere: October 27, 1964
Duration: 20 weeks
THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD
Premiere: March 1965
Duration: 28 weeks
THE HALLELUJAH TRAIL
Premiere: September 28, 1965
Duration: 13 weeks
BATTLE OF THE BULGE
Premiere: December 1965
Duration: 21 weeks
MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY (Return Engagement)
Premiere: May 20, 1966
Duration: 5 weeks
KHARTOUM
Premiere: June 22, 1966
Duration: 14 weeks
RUSSIAN ADVENTURE
Premiere: September 28, 1966
Duration: 7 weeks
GRAND PRIX
Premiere: December 22, 1966
Duration: 36 weeks
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
Premiere: April 10, 1968
Duration: 36 weeks
ICE STATION ZEBRA
Premiere: December 18, 1968
Duration: 19 weeks

07/23/54

Below matchbook


 

 

Ticket order form for premiere of Cinerama Holiday

 

 

08/21/56

 

Movie poster below

Matchbook below

 

05/27/59

 

Post card

 

 

Ticket envelope

 

Movie poster

 

post card

 

Newspaper ads below

 

Below from http://www.flickr.com/photos/dboo/2416814355/in/set-72157604557061146/

Below from Cinema Treasures

Below ticket flyer

Below dated November 1970 from  http://mysite.verizon.net/vzeopzls/policecars/id20.html

Pictures taken by Dick Dziadzio in 1997 of the sealed off balcony. They had twinned downstairs for Chinese and X rated movies.

 

Below from http://cinematreasures.org before it was a Cinerama theatre