Wednesday, December 30, 1936 - Tuesday, January 5, 1937 (1 Week)
After the Thin Man
Starring William Powell
and Myrna Loy
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
112 Minutes
Woman-Wise
Starring Rochelle Hudson
and Michael Whalen
Directed by Allan Dwan

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
87 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "After the Thin Man" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 5, 1937
$18,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,671
--
1 Week
 
$18,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, January 6, 1937 - Tuesday, January 12, 1937 (1 Week)
One in a Million
Starring Sonja Henie
and Don Ameche
Directed by Sidney Landfield
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
95 Minutes
Sinner Take All
Starring Bruce Cabot
and Margaret Lindsat
Directed by Errol Taggart

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
74 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "One in a Million" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 12, 1937
$13,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,886
--
1 Week
 
$13,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, January 13, 1937 - Tuesday, January 19, 1937 (1 Week)
The Garden of Allah
Starring Marlene Dietrich
and Charles Boyer
Directed by Richard Boleslawski
A Selznick International Picture
in Technicolor
A United Artists Release
80 Minutes
Career Woman
Starring Claire Trevor
and Michael Whalen
Directed by Lewis Seiler
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
77 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Garden of Allah" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 19, 1937
$12,100
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,729
--
1 Week
 
$12,100
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, January 20, 1937 - Tuesday, January 26, 1937 (1 Week)
Love on the Run
Starring Joan Crawford
and Clark Gable
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
80 Minutes
Laughing at Trouble
Starring Jane Darwell
and Brook Byron
Directed by Frank R. Strayer
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
67 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Wednesday, January 20, 1937
W.S. Van Dyke (47) and Clark Gable (35) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Love on the Run" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 26, 1937
$10,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,429
--
1 Week
 
$10,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, January 27, 1937 - Tuesday, February 3, 1937 (1 Week)
Camille
Starring Greta Garbo
and Robert Taylor
Directed by George Cukor
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
108 Minutes
Off to the Races
Starring Slim Summerville
and Jed Prouty
Directed by Frank R. Strayer

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
59 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Camille" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 3, 1937
$12,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,829
--
1 Week
 
$12,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, February 3, 1937 - Tuesday, February 9, 1937 (1 Week)
You Only Live Once
Starring Sylvia Sidney
and Henry Fonda
Directed by Fritz Lang
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
86 Minutes
Dangerous Number
Starring Robert Young
and Ann Sothern
Directed by Richard Thorpe

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
71 Minutes
  "Country Cousin" A Silly Symphony in Technicolor / Directed by Wilfred Jackson / A Walt Disney Production / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Release

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "You Only Live Once" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 9, 1937
$8,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,214
--
1 Week
 
$8,500
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, February 10, 1937 - Tuesday, February 16, 1937 (1 Week)
On the Avenue
Starring Dick Powell
and Madeline Carroll
Directed by Roy Del Ruth
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
90 Minutes
Under Cover of Night
Starring Edmund Lowe
and Florence Rice
Directed by George B. Seitz

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
72 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Wednesday, February 10, 1937
Dick Powell (32) and Joan Blondell (31) Forecourt Ceremonies
  Friday, February 12, 1937:

Forecourt used for filming of scene for "A Star is Born"; photo of theatre captures camera crew in street to the east of canopy.

Reported Gross "On the Avenue" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 16, 1937
$11,900
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,700
--
1 Week
 
$11,900
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, February 17, 1937 - Tuesday, February 23, 1937 (1 Week)
The Last of Mrs. Cheyney
Starring Joan Crawford
and Robert Montgomery
Directed by Richard Boleslawski
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
98 Minutes
Man of the People
Starring Joseph Calleia
and Florence Rice
Directed by Edwin L. Marin

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
81 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Last of Mrs. Cheyney" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 23, 1937
$10,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,488
--
1 Week
 
$10,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, February 24, 1937 - Tuesday, March 2, 1937 (1 Week)
Love is News
Starring Tyrone Power
and Loretta Young
Directed by Tay Garnett
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
78 Minutes
The Holy Terror
Starring Jane Withers
and Tony Martin
Directed by James Tinling

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
67 Minutes
 
Reported Gross "Love is News" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, March 2, 1937
$10,650
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,521
--
1 Week
 
$10,650
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, March 3, 1937 - Tuesday, March 9, 1937 (1 Week)
Nancy Steele is Missing
Starring Victor McLaglen
and Walter Connolly
Directed by George Marshall
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
86 Minutes
Head Over Heels in Love
Starring Jessie Matthews
and Robert Flemyng
Directed by Sonnie Hale

A Gaumont British Picture
87 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Wednesday, March 3, 1937:

Major Studio Preview

Reported Gross "Nancy Steele is Missing" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, March 9, 1937
$8,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,186
--
1 Week
 
$8,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, March 10, 1937 - Tuesday, March 23, 1937 (2 Weeks)
Maytime
Starring Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy
Directed by Robert Z. Leonard
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
133 Minutes
Fox Movietone News - Lowell Thomas Announcing
"Moose Hunters" Starring Mickey Mouse / Directed by Ben Sharpsteen / A Walt Disney Production in Technicolor / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Release
Chinese Theatre Staff
--
Managing Director - Sid Grauman
Manager - Robert T. Smith
Assistant Manager - Rupert Moore
Advertising - Thornton Sargent
Secretary - Getrude Skall
Chief Projectionist - Fred Weaver
Stage Manager - George Ormson
Assistant Stage Manager - William Thornetcroft
Engineer - Harry Borthistle

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Maytime" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, March 16, 1937
28
$15,300
2
Tuesday, March 23, 1937
28
$13,100
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $2,029
--
--
2 Weeks
Average Performance: $507
56
$28,400
Source: Variety

An issue of The Playgoer, dated Wednesday, March 10, 1937 (1st Week), exisits at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Margaret Herrick Library for this engagement.
 
World Premiere Engagement
Wednesday, March 24, 1937 - Tuesday, March 29, 1937 (1 Week)
Seventh Heaven
Starring Simone Simon and James Stewart
Directed by Henry King
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
102 Minutes
"Bosko's Easter Eggs" A Harman/Ising Cartoon in Cinecolor / Directed by Hugh Harman / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
"Glimpses of Java and Ceylon" A Fitzpatrick Traveltalk in Technicolor / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Seventh Heaven" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, March 29, 1937
35
$7,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,100
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $220
35
$7,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, March 30, 1937 - Tuesday, April 6, 1937 (1 Week)
Lloyd's of London
Starring Freddie Bartholomew and Madeline Carroll
Directed by Henry King
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
117 Minutes
"Magician Mickey" Starring Mickey Mouse / Directed by David Hand / A Walt Disney Production in Technicolor / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Release

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Lloyd's of London" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 6, 1937
35
$10,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,486
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $297
35
$10,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, April 6, 1937 - Tuesday, April 13, 1937 (1 Week)
History is Made at Night
Starring Charles Boyer
and Jean Arthur
Directed by Frank Borzage
A Walter Wanger Production
A United Artists Release
97 Minutes
Espionage
Starring Edmund Lowe
and Madge Evans
Directed by Kurt Neumann

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
67 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "History is Made at Night" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 13, 1937
$10,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,457
--
1 Week
 
$10,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, April 14, 1937 - Tuesday, April 20, 1937 (1 Week)
Personal Property
Starring Jean Harlow
and Robert Taylor
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
88 Minutes
Midnight Taxi
Starring Brian Donlevy
and Francis Drake
Directed by Eugene Forde

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
73 Minutes
  "Penny Wisdom" with Pete Smith / Directed by David Miller / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Tuesday, April 20, 1937:

Last Showing of "Personal Property" at 3:00 PM
--
World Premiere at 8:30 PM:

A STAR IS BORN

Starring Janet Gaynor and Frederic March
Directed by William Wellman
A Selznick International Picture in Technicolor
A Unted Artists Release
111 Minutes

Reported Gross "Personal Property" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 20, 1937
$9,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,329
--
1 Week
 
$9,300
Source: Variety
 
 
World Preview, Tuesday, April 20, 1937 @ 8:30 PM
Regular Engagement: Wednesday, April 21, 1937 - Tuesday, April 28, 1937 (1 Week)
A Star is Born
Starring Janet Gaynor and Frederic March
Directed by William Wellman
A Selznick International Picture in Technicolor
A United Artists Release
111 Minutes
"The First Modern Picture in Technicolor"
"Mickey's Amateurs" Starring Mickey Mouse / Directed by Pinto Colvig, Erdman Penner, and Walt Pfiffer / A Walt Disney Production In Technicolor / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Release
30¢ to 1 PM; "Come before 6 and Save"

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Wednesday, April 21, 1937
Fredric March (39) Forecourt Ceremonies
Thursday, April 22, 1937
May Robson (79) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "A Star is Born" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 28, 1937
35
$13,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,914
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $383
35
$13,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, April 28, 1937 - Tuesday, May 4, 1937 (1 Week)
Wake Up and Live
Starring Walter Winchell
and Ben Bernie
Directed by Sidney Lanfield
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
91 Minutes
Song of the City
Starring Margaret Lindsay
and Dean Jagger
Directed by Errol Taggart

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
73 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Wake Up and Live" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, May 4, 1937
$11,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,643
--
1 Week
 
$11,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, May 5, 1937 - Tuesday, May 11, 1937 (1 Week)
Night Must Fall
Starring Robert Montgomery
and Rosalind Russell
Directed by Richard Thorpe
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
105 Minutes
Way Out West
Starring Stan Laurel
and Oliver Hardy
Directed by James W. Horne

A Hal Roach Production, released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
64 Minutes
  "Servant of the People: The Story of the Constitution of the United States" Starring Claude King and William Tannen / Directed by Edward L. Cahn / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Night Must Fall" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, May 11, 1937
$10,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,486
--
1 Week
 
$10,400
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, May 12, 1937 - Tuesday, May 18, 1937 (1 Week)
The Hit Parade
Starring Frances Langford
and Phil Regan
Directed by Gus Meins
A Republic Picture
83 Minutes
Charlie Chan at the Olympics
Starring Warner Oland
and Katherine DeMille
Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
71 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Tuesday, May 18, 1937:

Grauman's Chinese Theatre 10th Birthday Today

Reported Gross "The Hit Parade" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, May 18, 1937
$7,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,057
--
1 Week
 
$7,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, May 19, 1937 - Tuesday, May 25, 1937 (1 Week)
Romeo and Juliet
Starring Norma Shearer
and Leslie Howard
Directed by George Cukor
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
125 Minutes
Nobody's Baby
Starring Patsy Kelly
and Lyda Roberti
Directed by Gus Meins

A Hal Roach Production, released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
71 Minutes
  "The Coronation" a documentary on the Cornation of George VI to the throne of England / in Technocolor / Described by Lowell Thomas / Supervised by Sir Gordon Craig, Gerald Sanger and Russell Muth / A 20th Century-Fox Short Subject

"The Greatest Event in the 20th Century - Complete in all its Spectacular, Romantic and Glamorous Splendor (Subject to delivery by air express)

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Romeo and Juliet" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, May 25, 1937
$6,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $900
--
1 Week
 
$6,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, May 26, 1937 - Tuesday, June 1, 1937 (1 Week)
Cafe Metropole
Starring Loretta Young
and Tyrone Power
Directed by Edward H. Griffith
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
83 Minutes
Angel's Holiday
Starring Jane Withers
and Joan Davis
Directed by James Tinling

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
74 Minutes
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown


Monday, May 31, 1937
Loretta Young (24) and Tyrone Power (22) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Cafe Metropole" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 1, 1937
$12,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,814
--
1 Week
 
$12,700
Source: Variety

 
Wednesday, June 2, 1937 - Tuesday, June 8, 1937 (1 Week)
This is My Affair
Starring Robert Taylor
and Barbara Stanwyck
Directed by William A. Seiter
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
100 Minutes
Pick a Star
Starring Patsy Kelly
and Jack Haley
Directed by Edward Sedgwick

A Hal Roach Production
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Release
76 Minutes
  Fox Movietone News - Lowell Thomas Announcing
Chinese Theatre Staff
--
Managing Director - Sid Grauman
Manager - Robert T. Smith
Assistant Manager - Carl Aaen
Floor Manager - Ralph Hathaway
Advertising - Thornton Sargent
Secretary - Getrude Skall
Chief Projectionist - Fred Weaver
Stage Manager - George Ormson
Assistant Stage Manager - William Thornetcroft
Engineer - Harry Borthistle
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Wednesday, June 2, 1937:

M-G-M Prview "Of one of the most important pictures of the year"
Welcome, 20th Century-Fox Conventioneers

Reported Gross "This is My Affair" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 8, 1937
$9,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,286
--
1 Week
 
$9,000
Source: Variety


An issue of The Playgoer, dated Wednesday, March 10, 1937 (1st Week), exisits at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Margaret Herrick Library for this engagement.
 
Wednesday, June 9, 1937 - Tuesday, June 15, 1937 (1 Week)
Parnell
Starring Clark Gable
and Myrna Loy
Directed by John M. Stahl
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
118 Minutes
Big Business
Starring Jed Prouty
and Shirley Deane
Directed by Frank R. Strayer

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
60 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Parnell" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 15, 1937
$9,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,386
--
1 Week
 
$9,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, June 16, 1937 - Tuesday, June 22, 1937 (1 Week)
A Day at the Races
Starring The Marx Brothers
and Maureen O'Sullivan
Directed by Sam Wood
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
111 Minutes
That I May Live
Starring Rochelle Hudson
and Robert Kent
Directed by Allan Dwan

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
70 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "A Day at the Races" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 22, 1937
$13,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,914
--
1 Week
 
$13,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, June 23, 1937 - Tuesday, June 29, 1937 (1 Week)
Slave Ship
Starring Warner Baxter
and Wallace Beery
Directed by Tay Garnett
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
100 Minutes
Married Before Breakfast
Starring Robert Young
and Florence Rice
Directed by Edwin L. Marin

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
71 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Monday, June 28, 1937
Sonja Henie (25) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Slave Ship" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 29, 1937
$10,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,429
--
1 Week
 
$10,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, June 30, 1937 - Tuesday, July 6, 1937 (1 Week)
The Emperor's Candlesticks
Starring William Powell
and Louise Rainer
Directed by George Fitzmaurice
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
89 Minutes
She Had to Eat
Starring Jack Haley
and Rochelle Hudson
Directed by Malcolm St. Clair

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
74 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Emperor's Candelsticks" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, July 6, 1937
$11,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,600
--
1 Week
 
$11,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, July 7, 1937 - Tuesday, July 13, 1937 (1 Week)
They Gave Him a Gun
Starring Spencer Tracy
and Gladys George
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
94 Minutes
Sing and Be Happy
Starring Tony Martin
and Leah Ray
Directed by James Tinling

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
67 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "They Gave Him a Gun" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, July 13, 1937
$9,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,329
--
1 Week
 
$9,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, July 14, 1937 - Tuesday, July 20, 1937 (1 Week)
Captains Courageous
Starring Spencer Tracy
and Freddie Bartholomew
Directed by Victor Fleming
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
115 Minutes
The Great Hospital Mystery
Starring Jane Darwell
and Sig Ruman
Directed by James Tinling

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
58 Minutes
  "Now at Popular Prices"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Captains Courageous" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, July 20, 1937
$13,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,971
--
1 Week
 
$13,800
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, July 21, 1937 - Tuesday, July 28, 1937 (1 Week)
Saratoga
Starring Clark Gable
and Jean Harlow
Directed by Jack Conway
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
92 Minutes
Born Reckless
Starring Rochelle Hudson
and Brian Donlevy
Directed by Malcolm St. Clair

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
59 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Saratoga" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, July 28, 1937
$17,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,514
--
1 Week
 
$17,600
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, July 29, 1937 - Tuesday, August 3, 1937 (1 Week)
The Good Earth
Starring Paul Muni
and Luise Rainer
Directed by Sidney Franklin
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
138 Minutes
The Lady Escapes
Starring Gloria Stuart
and Michael Whalen
Directed by Eugene Forde

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
63 Minutes
  "Now at Popular Prices - Always Comfortably Cool"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Good Earth" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, August 3, 1937
$14,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,086
--
1 Week
 
$14,600
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, August 4, 1937 - Tuesday, August 10, 1937 (1 Week)
You Can't Have Everything
Starring The Ritz Brothers
and Alice Faye
Directed by Norman Taurog
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
100 Minutes
London by Night
Starring George Murphy
and Rita Johnson
Directed by Wilhelm Thiele

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
69 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "You Can't Have Everything" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, August 10, 1937
$15,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,143
--
1 Week
 
$15,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, August 11, 1937 - Tuesday, August 17, 1937 (1 Week)
Topper
Starring Cary Grant
and Constance Bennett
Directed by Norman Z. McLeod
A Hal Roach Productin
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Release
97 Minutes
Between Two Women
Starring Franchot Tone
and Maureen O'Sullivan
Directed by George B. Seitz

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
88 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Topper" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, August 17, 1937
$14,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,086
--
1 Week
 
$14,600
Source: Variety
 
 
World Premiere Engagement
Wednesday, August 18, 1937 - Tuesday, August 24, 1937 (1 Week)
The Broadway Melody of 1938
Starring Robert Taylor
and Eleanor Powell
Directed by Roy Del Ruth
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
110 Minutes
Think Fast, Mr. Moto
Starring Peter Lorre
and Virginia Field
Directed by Norman Foster

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
70 Minutes
  Doors Open at 10:00 AM Daily - Regular Prices
Wednesday, August 18, 1937:

Eleanor Powell in person to sign autographs between 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Broadway Melody of 1938" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, August 24, 1937
$16,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,329
--
1 Week
 
$16,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, August 25, 1937 - Tuesday, August 31, 1937 (1 Week)
Love Under Fire
Starring Loretta Young
and Don Ameche
Directed by George Marshall
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
70 Minutes
Wild and Woolly
Starring Jane Withers
and Walter Brennan
Directed by Alfred L. Werker

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
65 Minutes
  "The Coronation" a documentary on the Cornation of George VI to the throne of England / in Technocolor / Described by Lowell Thomas / Supervised by Sir Gordon Craig, Gerald Sanger and Russell Muth / A 20th Century-Fox Short Subject
"Mickey's Modern Invention" Starring Mickey Mouse / Directed by Jack King / A Walt Disney Production in Technicolor / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Release
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Love Under Fire" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, August 31, 1937
$11,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,571
--
1 Week
 
$11,000
Source: Variety
 
World Premiere Engagement
Wednesday, September 1, 1937 - Tuesday, September 7, 1937 (1 Week)
Thin Ice
Starring Sonja Hennie
and Tyrone Power
Directed by Sidney Lanfield
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
79 Minutes
Hot Water
Starring Jed Prouty
and Shirley Deane
Directed by Frank R. Strayer

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
55 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Thin Ice" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, September 7, 1937
$19,650
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,807
--
1 Week
 
$19,650
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, September 8, 1937 - Tuesday, September 14, 1937 (1 Week)
Wife, Doctor and Nurse
Starring Loretta Young
and Warner Baxter
Directed by Walter Lang
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
85 Minutes
Charlie Chan on Broadway
Starring Warner Oland
and Keye Luke
Directed by Eugene Forde

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
68 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Wife, Doctor and Nurse" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, September 14, 1937
$11,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,600
--
1 Week
 
$11,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, September 15, 1937 - Tuesday, September 21, 1937 (1 Week)
Big City
Starring Luise Rainer
and Spencer Tracy
Directed by Frank Borzage
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
80 Minutes
One Mile from Heaven
Starring Claire Trevor
and Sally Blaine
Directed by Allan Dwan

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
67 Minutes
  "The Romance of Celluloid" part one of a six-part a documentary showing the making of films at M-G-M / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Big City" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, September 21, 1937
$9,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,329
--
1 Week
 
$9,300
Source: Variety

Riette Kahn is shown at the wheel of an ambulance donated by the American movie industry to the Spanish government in Los Angeles, California, on Sept. 18, 1937.
 
Wednesday, September 22, 1937 - Tuesday, September 28, 1937 (1 Week)
Wee Willie Winkie
Starring Shirley Temple
and Victor McLaglen
Directed by John Ford
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
100 Minutes
My Dear Miss Aldrich
Starring Walter Pigeon
and Maureen O'Sullivan
Directed by George B. Seitz

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
74 Minutes
  ""Now at Popular Prices"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Wednesday, September 22, 1937
The Ritz Brothers Forecourt Ceremonies; Al (36), Jimmy (32), and Harry (30)
 
Reported Gross "Wee Willie Winkie" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, September 28, 1937
$7,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,043
--
1 Week
 
$7,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, September 29, 1937 - Tuesday, October 5, 1937 (1 Week)
Vogues of 1938
Starring Waner Baxter
and Joan Bennett
Directed by Irving Cummings
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
109 Minutes
Borneo
Starring Martin E. and Osa Johnson
Directed by Truman H. Talley

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
76 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Vogues of 1938" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, October 5, 1937
$9,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,357
--
1 Week
 
$9,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, October 6, 1937 - Tuesday, October 12, 1937 (1 Week)
The Prisoner of Zenda
Starring Ronald Colman
and Madeline Carroll
Directed by John Cromwell
A Selznick International Picture
A United Artists Release
101 Minutes
The Women Men Marry
Starring George Murphy
and Josephine Hutchinson
Directed by Errol Taggart

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
61 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Prisoner of Zenda" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, October 12, 1937
$14,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,000
--
1 Week
 
$14,000
Source: Variety

California Governor Frank Merrian alongside Culver City and Hollywood officials, who conduct a "Bury the Hatchet" ceremony on Wednesday, October 6, 1937, by presenting the Selznick International / Culver City-made The Prisoner of Zenda to members of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
 
Wednesday, October 13, 1937 - Tuesday, October 19, 1937 (1 Week)
Life Begins in College
Starring The Ritz Brothers
and Gloria Stuart
Directed by William A. Seiter
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
80 Minutes
Counsel for Crime
Starring Otto Kruger
and Douglass Montgomery
Directed by John Brahm

A Columbia Picture
61 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Life Begins in College" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, October 19, 1937
$11,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,571
--
1 Week
 
$11,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, October 20, 1937 - Tuesday, October 26, 1937 (1 Week)
The Bride Wore Red
Starring Joan Crawford
and Robert Young
Directed by Dorothy Arzner
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
103 Minutes
Dangerously Yours
Starring Cesar Romero
and Phyllis Brooks
Directed by Malcolm St. Clair

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
62 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Bride Wore Red" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, October 26, 1937
$8,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,200
--
1 Week
 
$8,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, October 27, 1937 - Tuesday, November 2, 1937 (1 Week)
Double Wedding
Starring William Powell
and Myrna Loy
Directed by Richard Thorpe
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
87 Minutes
45 Fathers
Starring Jane Withers
and Thomas Beck
Directed by James Tinling

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
70 Minutes
  "The Romance of Radium" with Pete Smith / Directed by Jacques Tourneur / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Double Wedding" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 2, 1937
$13,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,857
--
1 Week
 
$13,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, November 3, 1937 - Tuesday, November 10, 1937 (1 Week)
Ali Baba Goes to Town
Starring Eddie Cantor
and Tony Martin
Directed by David Butler
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
80 Minutes
Borrowing Trouble
Starring Jed Prouty
and Shirley Dane
Directed by Frank R. Strayer

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
59 Minutes
  "Olympic Ski Champs" with Pete Smith / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
Wednesday, November 3, 1937:

Eddie Cantor in Person at 1:15 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Ali Baba Goes to Town" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 10, 1937
$10,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,543
--
1 Week
 
$10,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, November 11, 1937 - Tuesday, November 16, 1937 (1 Week)
Heidi
Starring Shirley Temple
and Jean Hersholt
Directed by Allan Dwan
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
88 Minutes
Night Club Scandal
Starring John Barrymore
and Lynne Overman
Directed by Ralph Murphy

A Paramount Picture
70 Minutes
  "Clock Cleaners" Starring Mickey Mouse / Directed by Ben Sharpsteen / A Walt Disney Production in Technicolor / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Release
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Heidi" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 16, 1937
$9,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,314
--
1 Week
 
$9,200
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, November 17, 1937 - Tuesday, November 23, 1937 (1 Week)
The Firefly
Starring Jeanette MacDonald
and Allan Jones
Directed by Robert Z. Leonard
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
131 Minutes
Wallaby Jim
Starring George Houston
and Ruth Coleman
Directed by Charles Lamont

A George A. Hirlman Production
A Grand National Pictures Release
61 Minutes
  "Doors open at 11:30 AM - First Time at Popular Prices"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Firefly" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 23, 1937
$10,100
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,443
--
1 Week
 
$10,100
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, November 24, 1937 - Tuesday, November 30, 1937 (1 Week)
Navy Blue and Gold
Starring Robert Young
and James Stewart
Directed by Sam Wood
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
84 Minutes
Big Town Girl
Starring Claire Trevor
and Donald Woods
Directed by Alfred L. Werker

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
66 Minutes
  Wednesday, November 24, 1937

Late "Owl Show" of "Navy Blue and Gold."
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Navy Blue and Gold" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 30, 1937
$9,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,314
--
1 Week
 
$9,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, December 1, 1937 - Tuesday, December 7, 1937 (1 Week)
Nothing Sacred
Starring Carole Lombard
and Fredric March
Directed by William Wellman
A Selznick International Production
In Technicolor
A United Artists Release
77 Minutes
Beg, Barrow or Steal
Starring Frank Morgan
and Florence Rice
Directed by Wilhelm Thiele

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
72 Minutes
  "Decathalon Champion: The Story of Glenn Morris" with Glenn Morris / Directed by Felix E. Feist / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Nothing Sacred" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, December 7, 1937
$10,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,471
--
1 Week
 
$10,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, December 8, 1937 - Tuesday, December 14, 1937 (1 Week)
Conquest
Starring Greta Garbo
and Charles Boyer
Directed by Clarence Brown
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
113 Minutes
Thoroughbreds Don't Cry
Starring Judy Garland
and Mickey Rooney
Directed by Alfred E. Green

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
80 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Conquest" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, December 14, 1937
$9,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,400
--
1 Week
 
$9,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, December 15, 1937 - Tuesday, December 22, 1937 (1 Week)
Second Honeymoon
Starring Tyrone Power
and Loretta Young
Directed by Walter Lang
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
84 Minutes
Lancer Spy
Starring Dolores del Rio
and George Sanders
Directed by Gregory Ratoff

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
78 Minutes
  Day and Date:
"All-New "Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Second Honeymoon" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, December 22, 1937
$9,100
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,300
--
1 Week
 
$9,100
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, December 23, 1937 - Tuesday, December 28, 1937 (1 Week)
Rosalie
Starring Eleanor Powell
and Nelson Eddy
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
123 Minutes
Thank You, Mr. Moto
Starring Peter Lorre
and Thomas Beck
Directed by Norman Foster
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
67 Minutes
  Day and Date:
"All-New "Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Wednesday, December 23, 1937
Eleanor Powell (25) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Rosalie" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, December 28, 1937
$13,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,857
--
1 Week
 
$13,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, December 29, 1937 - Tuesday, January 4, 1938 (1 Week)
Love and Hisses
Starring Walter Winchell
and Simone Simon
Directed by Sidney Lanfield
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
82 Minutes
Checkers
Starring Jane Withers
and Stuart Erwin
Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
79 Minutes
  Fox Movietone News - Lowell Thomas Announcing

Executive Staff
--
Managing Director - Sid Grauman
Manager - Harry Marx
Assistant Manager - Carl Aaen
Treasurer - Sydney J. Pink
Secretary - Getrude Skall
Chief Projectionist - Fred Weaver
Engineer - Harry Borthistle
Stage Manager - George Ormson
Assistant Stage Manager - William Thornetcroft


Day and Date:
"All-New "Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Friday, December 31, 1937:

Major Studio Preview with "Love and Hisses"; also added to the bill:

"Norman Alley's Bombing of the U.S.S. Panay" documentary / Directed by Charles E. Ford / A Universal Short Subject (Several theatres in Los Angeles were shipped prints of this film, playing it simultaniously - ED)

An undated issue of The Playgoer exists for this engagement.
 
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