Theatre

Clairidge

Cinerama film formats shown

3-strip and 70mm

3-strip dates

From 08/25/60 to 04/14/64

70mm dates

From 04/21/64

Screen curvature and size

Louvered screen, 70ft by 28ft

Address

486 Bloomfield Ave.

Comments

 

Current status

Now a sixplex

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

THIS IS CINERAMA
Premiere: August 25, 1960
Duration: 16 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD
Premiere: December 25, 1960
Duration: 23 weeks
SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE
Premiere: June 5, 1961
Duration: 15 weeks
CINERAMA HOLIDAY
Premiere: September 18, 1961
Duration: 14 weeks
SEARCH FOR PARADISE
Premiere: December 22, 1961
Duration: 17 weeks
WINDJAMMER (Return Engagement)
Premiere: April 21, 1962
Duration: 21 weeks
HOLIDAY IN SPAIN
Premiere: September 11, 1962
Duration: 10 weeks
SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE (Return Engagement)
Premiere: November 21, 1962
Duration: 3 weeks
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Premiere: December 12, 1962
Duration: 23 weeks
THE BEST OF CINERAMA
Premiere: May 23, 1963
Duration: 8 weeks
HOW THE WEST WAS WON
Premiere: July 17, 1963
Duration: 39 weeks
ITíS A MAD MAD MAD MAD WORLD
Premiere: April 21, 1964
Duration: 34 weeks
CIRCUS WORLD
Premiere: December 14, 1964
Duration: 16 weeks
MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY
Premiere: April 5, 1965
Duration: 11 weeks
THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD
Premiere: June 22, 1965
Duration: 31 weeks
RUSSIAN ADVENTURE
Premiere: February 8, 1967
Duration: 6 weeks
GRAND PRIX
Premiere: March 22, 1967
Duration: 23 weeks
MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY (Return Engagement)
Premiere: August 30, 1967
Duration: 8 weeks
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
Premiere: July 17, 1968
Duration: 36 weeks
ICE STATION ZEBRA
Premiere: March 26, 1969
Duration: 12 weeks
KRAKATOA, EAST OF JAVA
Premiere: August 20, 1969
Duration: 8 weeks

below from http://cinematreasures.org/theater/6348/

 

August 25, 1960

 

December 25, 1960

 

June 5, 1961

 

September 18, 1961

 

December 22, 1961

 

April 21, 1962

 

September 11, 1962

 

May 23, 1963

 

July 17, 1963

 

I'm guessing the ad for CINERAMA in the upper right corner is for the Clairidge. There were not any other Cinerama theatres in New Jersey.

December 14, 1964

 

April 5, 1965

 

June 22, 1965

 

February 8, 1967

 

July 17, 1968

 

March 26, 1969

August 20, 1969

 

Photo above taken May 11, 2010