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San Francisco used to be full of single screen movie theaters.  Back in the day, the city was chock block full of them.  You could find one in every single neighborhood, and many had more than one theater.  Some of my most cherished memories as a youth and teenager were seeing movies at such single screen theaters.  I grew up in the 70s and 80s, a time when the “blockbuster” movie was created.  So from the mid 70s into the early 80s, almost every year there was a blockbuster: Jaws (1975), Star Wars (1977), Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Superman (1978), Alien (1979), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), and E.T. (1982).  (more…)


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