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Friday, January 27, 2017

What's at the Movies 1961

 Showing at Theaters – August 19, 1961 – At one time there were a number of theaters in Minot. At the Outdoor Theater there was a double feature. Charlton Heston in The Naked Jungle and the other show was Elizabeth Taylor in Elephant Walk. The next show was going to be Portrait in Black starring Lana Turner and Anthony Quinn….. At the Empire Theater on Main Street was The Pleasure of His Company with Fred Astaire, Debbie Reynolds and Tab Hunter….. The Town Theater was showing Atlantis- The Lost Continent, plus cartoons. … The newspaper had a section devoted to the theaters and what was showing with a synopsis and picture of the movie….There was also stock car racing at the Fairgrounds and a dance at the Central Parking lot sponsored by the Western Plains Timing Association. Gordon’s Holiday Spot featured the “Lillian Raye Duo” in the Shangri-la Lounge.

 Lobby of Empire Theater
Starlite Outdoor Theater