Movie Theater Marquees: The Exorcist (1973/1974)

Exorcist 1973

Above: The Exorcist opens at the Paramount Theatre in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1974. “Proof of age required”! The Paramount opened in 1964 and closed in 1990. According to Cinema Treasures, “no trace remains” except for this lone photograph.

Below: The Exorcist opens at the National Theatre in Westwood, California. The film received a limited release on December 26, 1973, and the National was one of the 26 participating theaters. The landmark was demolished in 2008, displaced by luxury apartments.

You can see more Exorcist marquees here, as well as video footage of audience reactions at the National and elsewhere.

Exorcist National

Exorcist National-2

0 Responses to “Movie Theater Marquees: <em>The Exorcist</em> (1973/1974)”

  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s




Donate Button

Join 1,103 other subscribers

%d bloggers like this: