Salem Mall Cinemas
2002 Photo from the Adam Martin collection
5200 Salem Ave|
|Record #4471 |
Opened: November 23, 1966|
Current Organ: none
| Also Known As: |
| Previously operated by: Mid States Theatres, Ultra Saver Cinemas|
Information for this tour was contributed by David Sparks.
Ultra Saver Cinemas closed the fourplex after many nights of only 2 or 3 people watching the flicks on screen. The Salem Mall Cinema opened in 1966, later twinned, and then in the late 1970's fourplexed. Sony closed the cinemas in July 1996. Ultra reopened the cinema in January 1998. It closed for a day in 2000 for having mice troubles. The cinema also was home to a small riot in 1999. The mall holds some 100 plus stores but only 20 or so are open so the cinema will join the list of closings.
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August 2002 photos from the Adam Martin collection.
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