Theatre Melba AKA Capri
Cinerama film formats shown 3-strip and 70mm
3-strip dates 07/01/54 to 05/18/58 - 146 degree screen and three booths
06/13/58 - Cinerama removed
10/03/61 to 10/15/63 - 120 degree screen and one booth
70mm dates From 12/20/63
Screen curvature and size 76ft by 30ft
Address 1913 Elm Street
Comments  
Current status Demolished

List of Cinerama films that played at the theatre from http://cinematreasures.org

THIS IS CINERAMA
Premiere: 01 July 1954
Engagement Duration: 43 weeks
CINERAMA HOLIDAY
Premiere: 27 April 1955
Duration: 52 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD
Premiere: 01 May 1956
Duration: 55 weeks
SEARCH FOR PARADISE
Premiere: 02 October 1957
Duration: 33 weeks
SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE
Premiere: 03 October 1961
Duration: 11 weeks
THIS IS CINERAMA (Return Engagement)
Premiere: 22 December 1961
Duration: 6 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD (Return Engagement)
Premiere: 02 February 1962
Duration: 3 weeks
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Premiere: 15 August 1962
Duration: 12 weeks
HOW THE WEST WAS WON
Premiere: 27 February 1963
Duration: 33 weeks
ITíS A MAD MAD MAD MAD WORLD
Premiere: 20 December 1963
Duration: 23 weeks
CIRCUS WORLD
Premiere: 24 June 1964 (World Premiere)
Duration: 11 weeks
THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD
Premiere: 17 March 1965
Duration: 19 weeks
THE HALLELUJAH TRAIL
Premiere: 27 July 1965
Duration: 9 weeks
BATTLE OF THE BULGE
Premiere: 22 December 1965
Duration: 10 weeks
KHARTOUM
Premiere: 29 June 1966
Duration: 7 weeks
RUSSIAN ADVENTURE
Premiere: 17 August 1966
Duration: 1 week
GRAND PRIX
Premiere: 25 January 1967
Duration: 14 weeks
CUSTER OF THE WEST
Premiere: 24 January 1968 (American Premiere)
Duration: 3 weeks
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
Premiere: 29 May 1968
Duration: 24 weeks
ICE STATION ZEBRA
Premiere: 13 November 1968
Duration: 13 weeks

 

07/20/54

 

08/01/54


From the September 4, 1954 issue of Boxoffice

 

03/06/55

 

03/27/55

 

04/17/55


07/28/55



04/09/56

Below from http://catalog.dallaslibrary.org

05/27/56

03/07/57

 

Ticket flyers

Below ticket envelopes and postcard


09/08/57

 

09/24/61

 

01/12/62


08/15/62

09/28/62

Below from the October 15, 1962 issue of Boxoffice