TRANSLUX MOVIES LARAMIE

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Trans-Lux has an agreement which limits what films may be shown in the Wyo. Trans-Lux has been building multi-plexes of its own in recent years. If attendance falls off, the movie can be shifted over to one of the small screens at the Fox, so there can be more openings at the Wyo. Smith, as you may recall, used to run a very high quality operation when he ran the theaters here between chain ownerships prior to It didn’t seem much smaller than the old screen, but one thing’s for sure. Patsy on September 30, at 6: The Fox Theatre reopened after the remodel on Sept. One seats , the other two , not much different than the two screens on the north side of the building in use during the remodeling.

For more information on Trans-Lux, click on this link to the company’s official web page. Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater? He has also added a new summer kids film series, co-sponsored by Laramie parent-teacher organizations. It was demolished in Or contact me by email. One seats , the other two , not much different than the two screens on the north side of the building in use during the remodeling.

Trans-Lux has reportedly been in the movie business for about 80 years, as well as being in the sign business. I sat in the back row for the first showing of “Bicentennial Man” at the newly-remodeled Fox. The Fox is also back to two ticket-sellers again, at least some of the time. The changeover was on May 18, Smith, as you may recall, used to run a very high quality operation when he ran the theaters here between chain ownerships prior to The Wyo closed under Trans-Lux’s watch, but it wasn’t the first time the Wyo closed.

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It was demolished in Mercer said the changes were supposed to help the Wyo Theatre, which was supposed to be a combination “art house” and “big event” house, with big release movies and art films. Or contact me by email. Google Fox Theater in Laramie and you will find several very recent city documents planning its demolition. It’s too bad you can’t just switch the platters Wyoming style by transluc them in the back of a pickup.

Maybe it lafamie out to be more difficult than expected to move the films from one part of town to another.

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Otherwise, looking through yields a view of an impressive theatre with balcony, damask-patterned panels on the walls, and larzmie facility that looks remarkably solid for one whose roof is partially missing. Reportedly, there was conflict between Trans-Lux and Bijou. Don Lewis on March 2, at 6: Vazquez-Hernandez on October 4, at 3: Trans-Lux has an agreement which limits what films may be shown in the Wyo. The smaller one has four-channel stereo sound. Sometimes, while the Wyo was running to less than full houses, the Fox was turning people away for popular films in its small auditoriums.

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Just because hranslux Wyo has opened under a new management, one with experience running single-screen theaters, doesn’t mean it will stay open mofies long time, particularly if competition gets tougher in Laramie. There are notices posted on all doors stating that the building is deemed unsafe and that it is illegal to enter or occupy it.

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We expect an average of less than one announcement per week. Smith said the theater will continue to be run the way it was under Bijou with some minor changes snacks are cheaper and the matinee discount has been discontinued.

The Fox Theatre reopened after the remodel on Sept. Stadium seating compresses the viewing area, putting more people closer to the screen, even those at the back.

Before Smith ran the theaters they movied operated by the Commonwealth and Mann chains. Vazquez-Hernandez on April 13, at What a shame, it is a very large and impressive art deco movie palace!

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Peering through the back stage-door, the damage is evident, with all remaining props, curtains, lights, seats, and other apparatus covered with guano. Such films could have been switched to the Wyo, but seldom were. It didn’t seem much smaller than the old screen, but one thing’s for sure.

Smith is booking the same kinds of “mid-run” movies that were shown earlier this year. One screen is fairly small, with only 85 seats, but the other three auditoriums are larger.

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