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Cinema Twin

Photo from the Danbury News-Times collection
1 Padanaram Rd
Danbury CT

Record #443  
 Opened: 1968
 Closed: August 8, 1996
 Demolished: Yes (date unknown)
Capacity: 1141 seats
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Cinema Theatre
 Previously operated by: Trans-Lux Theatres, Crown Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Darren Snow.

Closed 8/8/96. Pretty much killed off by the 10-screen Sony Danbury that opened in January 1995, the Cinema Twin tried lowering prices from $7.75 to $1.99 in summer 1996, but it wasn't enough. The Cinema Twin, which opened in 1968, had 15-foot ceilings, floor-to-ceiling gold curtains and olive tinted faux-wood wallpaper surrounding the entryway. The last movies, appropriately, bore titles suggesting forces that have often been damaging to the cinema business: "The Cable Guy" and "Twister."

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Last featured 7/30/2005. Last edited 7/30/2012.

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