Information for this tour was contributed by The Evil Sam Graham.
Carmike expanded the plex to eleven screens in 1995. A few years later, Silver Cinemas built a 10-plex into the old Pace Warehouse (about two blocks south and a block west) with a $1.50 second-run format, promptly killing Carmike's downtown "Value Cinema". Carmike quickly finished construction on the Wynnsong 16 in Johnston and immediately changed Carmike 11 into a $1.00 second-run house. Silver Cinemas went first-run a week later. Carmike kept it as a dollar house until they shut down the 11 a couple years later. Nova resurrected it in 2002 with their "first-and-a-half" run format combining a small popcorn and soda with the ticket price of $5 (you could also just buy a ticket for $3.75.) Nova converted one of the auditoriums into a laser tag operation, thus the reason it's only ten screens.
July 2004 photos from the Adam Martin collection.
Photos from The Evil Sam Graham collection.
The content of this website is a research work in progress and is being provided to the public for informational purposes only. As such, articles may contain errors, bias, duplication, or need to be cleaned up. Some documents, images and logos contained in these documents belong to various organizations and corporations. Their inclusion here is for the benefit of the reader and for the benefit of the particular organization, but they are, in fact, the copyrighted property of those organizations. Their presence here does not imply any endorsement of CinemaTour by those organizations. CinemaTour is not affiliated with any cinema or circuit.
© 1995-2014 Vision Entertainment Services. All rights reserved.