Theatre RKO Grand Cinerama
Cinerama film formats shown 3-strip and 70mm
3-strip dates 11/03/60 to 11/02/64
70mm dates 02/18/64 to 05/13/69
Screen curvature and size 75ft by 25ft
Address 55 East State St.
Comments Closed 05/13/69
Current status Destroyed by fire and demolished 1/8/70

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

THIS IS CINERAMA
Premiere: 03 November 1960
Engagement Duration: 20 weeks
CINERAMA HOLIDAY
Premiere: 22 March 1961
Duration: 12 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD
Premiere: 16 June 1961
Duration: 17 weeks
SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE
Premiere: 11 October 1961
Duration: 17 weeks
SEARCH FOR PARADISE
Premiere: 07 February 1962
Duration: 15 weeks
WINDJAMMER
Premiere: 23 May 1962
Duration: 13 weeks
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Premiere: 22 August 1962
Duration: 20 weeks
THE BEST OF CINERAMA
Premiere: 08 January 1963
Duration: 13 weeks
HOW THE WEST WAS WON
Premiere: 11 April 1963
Duration: 44 weeks
ITíS A MAD MAD MAD MAD WORLD
Premiere: 18 February 1964
Duration: 25 weeks
CIRCUS WORLD
Premiere: 12 August 1964
Duration: 9 weeks
ITíS A MAD MAD MAD MAD WORLD (Return Engagement)
Premiere: 23 December 1964
Duration: 6 weeks
THE HALLELUJAH TRAIL
Premiere: 01 July 1965 (Ohio Premiere)
Duration: 14 weeks
THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD
Premiere: 06 October 1965
Duration: 16 weeks
BATTLE OF THE BULGE
Premiere: 25 January 1966
Duration: 15 weeks
MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY
Premiere: 03 May 1966
Duration: 8 weeks
KHARTOUM
Premiere: 29 June 1966
Duration: 12 weeks
RUSSIAN ADVENTURE
Premiere: 18 January 1967
Duration: 4 weeks
GRAND PRIX
Premiere: 15 February 1967
Duration: 30 weeks
MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY (Return Engagement)
Premiere: 13 September 1967
Duration: 3 weeks
CUSTER OF THE WEST
Premiere: 09 February 1968
Duration: 5 weeks
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
Premiere: 12 June 1968
Duration: 27 weeks
ICE STATION ZEBRA
Premiere: 02 April 1969
Duration: 6 weeks

11/03/60

 

03/22/61

 

06/16/61

 

10/11/61

 

02/07/62

 

05/23/62

 

08/22/62

 

01/08/63

 

02/07/64

 

02/18/64

 

04/11/63

 

08/12/64

 

12/23/64

 

06/29/65

 

 

07/01/65

 

10/04/65

 

10/06/65

01/25/66

 

05/03/66

 

 

06/29/66

 

01/08/67

 

02/13/67

02/15/67

 

02/09/68

 

06/07/68

 

06/12/68

 

12/13/68

 

04/01/69

 

04/02/69

 

05/13/69


 

Below from the premiere of "This is Cinerama" on November 3, 1960 - http://www.columbuslibrary.org/

Below article from the January 14, 1961 issue of Motion Picture Herald

Below from the 1961 Motion Picture Exhibitor Annual Theatre Catalog 

Below from the July 12, 1961 issue of Motion Picture Exhibitor

Ticket flyer front

Ticket flyer back

Back of postcard for The Wonderful World of The Brothers Grimm

Below front of ticket flyer

Below back of ticket flyer

Below from Cinema Treasures

 

 

 

 

Post card