PARAMOUNT 827 White Station Rd

Opened 1964   .   Seats 858   .   Closed-Demolished 1990

There was nothing much to say about it. It was a plain, somewhat barn-like, suburban hall.  It was specially fitted with a curved screen for the pseudo Cinerama road showing of "2001 A Space Odyssey".  The wide screen, large-format cinematography,70mm TODD-AO, 6 track stereophonic sound, music filled soundtrack, presentation of "The Sound of Music" was shown as a reserved seat road show engagement at this theater. It started on April 7, 1965 and played for 79 weeks!  That's over a year and a half!  In the 70s, the single screen was divided into two screens.   Today there's a Stein Mart where the Paramount was located.




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