Theatre

Century

Cinerama film formats shown

3-strip

3-strip dates

04/19/54 to 05/30/60. Closed and enlarged B box for standard 70mm and flat screen. Re-opened and showed standard 70mm 06/14/60 to 08/14/60. Reverted to 3-strip installed in a single box (first single box installation) 08/24/60 to 03/11/62. Then, flat screen till 09/20/64. 

70mm dates

 

Screen curvature and size

75ft by 28ft. 

Address

40 South 7th Street at Hennepin

Comments

 

Current status

Destroyed by fire mid 1965.

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

THIS IS CINERAMA
Premiere: April 19, 1954
Engagement Duration: 67 weeks
CINERAMA HOLIDAY
Premiere: July 27, 1955
Duration: 53 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD
Premiere: August 7, 1956
Duration: 83 weeks
SEARCH FOR PARADISE
Premiere: March 4, 1958
Duration: 38 weeks
WINDJAMMER
Premiere: November 20, 1958
Duration: 31 weeks
SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE
Premiere: July 1, 1959
Duration: 48 weeks
THIS IS CINERAMA (Return Engagement)
Premiere: August 23, 1960
Duration: 17 weeks
CINERAMA HOLIDAY (Return Engagement)
Premiere: December 21, 1960
Duration: 16 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD (Return Engagement)
Premiere: April 12, 1961
Duration: 8 weeks
WINDJAMMER (Return Engagement)
Premiere: June 12, 1961
Duration: 21 weeks
SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE (Return Engagement)
Premiere: November 1, 1961
Duration: 10 weeks
SEARCH FOR PARADISE (Return Engagement)
Premiere: January 10, 1962
Duration: 8 weeks

 

Below from Twin Cities Public Television 

 

06/15/55

 

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Matchbooks below

 

Below ticket flyer


 

06/16/59

Below from Minnesota Historical Society

Post card

 

 

11/22/60

 

01/12/61

 

04/06/61

 

02/01/62