Country Squire Theater

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Who could forget the fabulous Crest or the Tower Theater? Fresno’s drive-ins were the most popular with teens, among them the Moon-Glow and the Sunset. The world’s largest outdoor screen was housed at the Sunnyside Drive-in. Did you hide in the trunk to save 50 cents or possibly steam up the car’s windows? Share your old Fresno theater memories here.
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SuzyA
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Re: Country Squire Theater

Postby SuzyA » Sun Jun 26, 2011 8:12 am

Saw The Sting 1974, Jaws June 1975, the Poseidon Adventure. We also took our son to see his first movie here, Pete's Dragon. We loved this theater!

meechmom
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Re: Country Squire Theater

Postby meechmom » Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:44 am

Loved the Country Squire. Saw Jaws there in 1975, I was 16. The first shark attack I flew all my popcorn on the person in front of me! lol

TMH1957
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Re: Country Squire Theater

Postby TMH1957 » Mon Sep 19, 2011 12:05 pm

I remember my first official double date there. I do not remember the girls name, but I do remember we saw Butch Casady and the Sundance Kid. At a later time I saw Capacorn 1. Ah, the memories!

Drakonyx
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Re: Country Squire Theater

Postby Drakonyx » Tue Sep 10, 2013 10:20 pm

I saw "Tron" (the original version) there. I suspect it didn't stay open long after that.

Fresmantic
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Re: Country Squire Theater

Postby Fresmantic » Sat Aug 16, 2014 12:15 am

I remember watching Pete's Dragon there as a kid - also distinctly remember stepping on a candy bar in the theater that stuck to my shoe! Also remember watching Disney's The Black Hole with my parents - at night. Felt like such a grown-up going to the movies at night instead of some kiddie matinee. Years later, I used to pass the theater site once in a while on my way to work. Didn't it get turned into a carpet place at one time? Was very sad when they tore the theater and shopping center down.


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