Theatre Eitel's Palace AKA Palace
Cinerama film formats shown 3-strip
3-strip dates 07/29/53 to 11/01/59 and   06/28/61 to 04/01/62
70mm dates  
Screen curvature and size 76ft louvered screen
Address 157 Bismarck Convention Center
Comments  
Current status  Live theatre

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

THIS IS CINERAMA
Premiere: July 29, 1953
Engagement Duration: 98 weeks
CINERAMA HOLIDAY
Premiere: June 15, 1955
Duration: 78 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD
Premiere: December 12, 1956
Duration: 70 weeks
SEARCH FOR PARADISE
Premiere: April 16, 1958
Duration: 22 weeks
SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE
Premiere: September 18, 1958
Duration: 59 weeks
THIS IS CINERAMA (Return Engagement)
Premiere: June 28, 1961
Duration: 14 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD (Return Engagement)
Premiere: October 4, 1961
Duration: 15 weeks
CINERAMA HOLIDAY (Return Engagement)
Premiere: January 17, 1962
Duration: 11 weeks

 

Ticket flyer front

 

Ticket flyer back

07/19/53

 

07/29/53 

 

 

02/19/54

 

05/07/54

 

Miss Cinerama Dione Ritch, "cuts" the one year anniversary cake while her assistant Doreen Doyle, Otto Kietel and Mayor Kennelly watch July 29, 1954.

 

11/05/54

 

 

Promotion booklet

Brunch menu for the Swiss Chalet restaurant in the Chicago Bismarck Hotel

 

 

 

 

Cinerama Cocktail

 

06/03/55


Cinerama Holiday cocktail

 

 

 

10/19/56

 

Below a large group of nuns leaving after seeing Seven Wonders of The World on December 12, 1956


Below Mary Spangenberg, Stewardess for Pan American Airlines, Douglas Helgeson, Managing Director of Cinerama, and Louise K. Buell, executive manager of the Bakers Club, passing out birthday cake to kids attending Cinerama at Palace Theater on July 29th, 1957

 

 

04/25/58

 

09/10/58

Below from http://www.fred.krauss.name/Theaters/palace.html

 

07/06/61

01/11/62

 

Below postcard

Back wall