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Cooper 70 Theatre


2002 Photo from the Scott Neff collection
O St & N 56th St
Lincoln NE

Demolished 2009
Record #26118  
 Opened: May 25, 1967
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Demolished: 2009
Capacity: 810 seats
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Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Cooper Lincoln
 Previously operated by: Cooper Theatres, Cooper-Highland Theatres, Commonwealth Theatres, United Artists Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Michael Coate.

According to publicity at the time of its opening, the theater sat 810, had a parking lot that could accommodate 300 vehicles, was the first 70mm-equipped venue in the city of Lincoln, and featured "multi-track theatre stereo of unusually fine fideltity." The debut attraction was "The Sound Of Music".

Cooper-Highland sold their theatres to Commonwealth effective 6/7/1978.

UA acquired this theatre when it purchased Commonwealth Theatres in 1988. Though Douglas Theatres acquired UA's other interests in Lincoln on 8/7/1992, this remained UA.

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June 2002 photos from the Scott Neff collection.


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Last featured 5/6/2006. Last edited 2/11/2019.


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