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Newmarket Cinema 1-2

2003 Photo from the Scott Norwood collection.
688 79th St
Newport News VA

Record #17832  
 Opened: October 14, 1965
 Closed: January 29, 1998
 Current Use:
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Wilbey-Kincey Theatres, ABC Southeastern Theatres, Plitt Theatres, Cineplex Odeon Theatres, SKS Enterprises, NEI Cinemas, Regal Cinemas

Although a time capsule was buried on the top step of the theatre, to be opened 50 years after the theatre opened on 9/13/2015, the theatre did not actually open to the public until 10/14/1965.

This theatre became part of the Plitt chain when ABC inked a deal in late 1978.

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2003 photos from the Scott Norwood collection.

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Last featured 1/23/2005. Last edited 9/7/2023.

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