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Corte Madera, CA: Some Vow to Fight Closure of Century Cinema

Posted on Monday, October 6th, 2014 and updated on Monday, June 8th, 2015 11:47 AM

The San Francisco Chronicle published a story recently that some fans of the Century Cinema in Corte Madera, California are trying to save it from the wrecking ball:

The single-screen Century Cinema in Corte Madera isn’t exactly one of those grand movie palaces of old with a landmark marquee. Located just off Highway 101, it looks like an aging civic building where one might register to vote or record a deed.

But it’s apparently on its final reel, and many longtime residents are heartbroken.

A developer has announced plans to level the theater on Tamal Vista Boulevard before building 31 housing units on the 2-acre lot. As the property’s sale moves forward, residents who remember watching early “Star Wars” screenings at the venue are looking for ways to save it — and they haven’t ruled out Marin resident George Lucas, who sometimes attended the screenings, as a potential champion of their cause.

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