Theatre Eckel
Cinerama film formats shown 3-strip and 70mm
3-strip dates From 01/08/58 to 02/08/59. 3-strip equipment removed for 70mm showing of Sleeping Beauty. Reinstalled from 08/29/62 to 08/04/63
70mm dates From 09/30/64
Screen curvature and size 75ft by 28ft
Address 214 East Fayette St.
Comments  
Current status Demolished 2005

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

THIS IS CINERAMA
Premiere: 08 January 1958
Engagement Duration: 17 weeks
CINERAMA HOLIDAY
Premiere: 08 May 1958
Duration: 12 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD
Premiere: 28 July 1958
Duration: 15 weeks
SEARCH FOR PARADISE
Premiere: 10 November 1958
Duration: 6 weeks
SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE
Premiere: 19 December 1958
Duration: 8 weeks
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Premiere: 29 August 1962
Duration: 10 weeks
HOW THE WEST WAS WON
Premiere: 16 May 1963
Duration: 12 weeks
CIRCUS WORLD
Premiere: 30 September 1964
Duration: 4 weeks
BATTLE OF THE BULGE
Premiere: 05 January 1966
Duration: 9 weeks
THE BATTLE FOR KHARTOUM
Premiere: 10 August 1966
Duration: 5 weeks
GRAND PRIX
Premiere: 13 June 1967
Duration: 5 weeks
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
Premiere: 26 June 1968
Duration: 10 weeks
KRAKATOA, EAST OF JAVA
Premiere: 13 August 1969
Duration: 4 weeks

Below picture from the January 27, 1958 issue of Boxoffice

 

04/23/58



04/29/58



05/14/58

 

07/13/58

 

07/20/58

 

07/28/58



 

From the October 20,  1958 section two issue of Boxoffice

 

 

11/02/58

 

11/14/58

 

12/14/58

 

08/25/62

 

08/29/62

 

05/15/63

 

08/10/66

 

10/03/66

 

07/04/67

 

08/02/68



08/30/68

 

08/13/69