Wednesday, December 27, 1939 - Tuesday, January 2, 1940 (1 Week)
Swanee River
Starring Don Ameche
and Andrea Leeds
Directed by Sidney Lanfield
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
84 Minutes
City of Chance
Starring Lynn Bari
and C. Aubrey Smith
Directed by Ricardo Cortez

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

Reported Gross "Swanee River" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 2, 1940
$13,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,914
--
1 Week
 
$13,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, January 3, 1940 - Tuesday, January 9, 1940 (1 Week)
Balalaika
Starring Nelson Eddy
and Ilona Massey
Directed by Reinhold Schünzel
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
102 Minutes
Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President
Starring Ann Sothern
and Lewis Stone
Directed by Robert B. Sinclair

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
70 Minutes
  Views of the Tournament of Roses Parade and the USC/Tennessee Rose Bowl Game
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Balalaika" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 9,1940
$9,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,400
--
1 Week
 
$9,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, January 10, 1940 - Tuesday, January 16, 1940 (1 Week)
The Secret of Dr. Kildare
Starring Lew Ayres
and Lionel Barrymore
Directed by Harold S. Bucquet
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
84 Minutes
The Cisco Kid and the Lady
Starring Cesar Romero
and Marjorie Weaver
Directed by Herbert I. Leeds

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

Reported Gross "The Secret of Dr. Kildare" @ 30¢ - 65¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 16, 1940
$9,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,400
--
1 Week
 
$9,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, January 17, 1940 - Tuesday, January 23, 1940 (1 Week)
Barricade
Starring Alice Faye
and Warner Baxter
Directed by Gregory Ratoff
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
71 Minutes
He Married His Wife
Starring Joel McCrea
and Nancy Kelly
Directed by Roy Del Ruth

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
83 Minutes
  "The Old South" with Frank Whitbeck / Directed by Fred Zinnemann / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Miniature
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Barricade" @ 30¢ - 65¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 23, 1940
$6,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $857
--
1 Week
 
$6,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, January 24, 1940 - Tuesday, January 30, 1940 (1 Week)
Remember?
Starring Robert Taylor
and Greer Garson
Directed by Norman Z. McLeod
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
83 Minutes
The Shop Around the Corner
Starring Margaret Sullavan
and James Stewart
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch

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

Reported Gross "Remember?" @ 30¢ - 65¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 30, 1940
$10,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,529
--
1 Week
 
$10,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, January 31, 1940 - Tuesday, February 6, 1940 (1 Week)
I Take This Woman
Starring Spencer Tracy
and Hedy Lamarr
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
89 Minutes
Henry Goes Arizona
Starring Frank Morgan
and Virginia Weidler
Directed by Edwin L. Marin

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
66 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Major Studio Preview, Wednesday, January 31, 1940 at 8:30 PM:

LITTLE OLD NEW YORK

Starring Alice Faye and Fred MacMurray
Directed by Henry King
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
--
Admission: 85¢

Reported Gross "I Take This Woman" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 6, 1940
$8,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,186
--
1 Week
 
$8,300
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, February 7, 1940 - Tuesday, February 13, 1940 (1 Week)
Little Old New York
Starring Alice Faye
and Fred MacMurray
Directed by Henry King
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
100 Minutes
High School
Starring Jane Withers
and Joe Brown Jr.
Directed by George Nichols Jr.

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
74 Minutes
  "Northward Ho" with Frank Whitbeck / Directed by Harry Loud / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Miniature
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Little Old New York" @ 30¢ - 65¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 13, 1940
$8,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,143
--
1 Week
 
$8,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, February 14, 1940 - Tuesday, February 20, 1940 (1 Week)
Broadway Melody of 1940
Starring Fred Astaire
and Eleanor Powell
Directed by Norman Taurog
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
102 Minutes
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk
Starring Lloyd Nolan
and Jean Rogers
Directed by David Burton

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

Reported Gross "Broadway Melody of 1940" @ 30¢ - 65¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 20, 1940
$10,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,500
--
1 Week
 
$10,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, February 21, 1940 - Tuesday, February 27, 1940 (1 Week)
The Man from Dakota
Starring Wallace Beery
and John Howard
Directed by Leslie Fenton
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
75 Minutes
Congo Maisie
Starring Ann Sothern
and John Carroll
Directed by H.C. Potter

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
71 Minutes
  "Set 'Em Up" with Pete Smith and bowling stars Andy Varipapa and Ned Day / Directed by Felix E. Feist / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Monday, February 26, 1940 at 6:00 PM:

The Mental Banker, Dr. I.Q. and Company / "The Radio Sensation from Coast to Coast" Broadcasting live from the Grauman's Chinese Stage - Win up to $700!

Reported Gross "The Man from Dakota" @ 30¢ -65¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 27, 1940
$9,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,357
--
1 Week
 
$9,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, February 28, 1940 - Tuesday, March 5, 1940 (1 Week)
The Grapes of Wrath
Starring Henry Fonda and Jane Darwell
Directed by John Ford
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
129 Minutes
"The Fishing Bear" A Ising/Quimby Cartoon in Technicolor / Directed by Rudolph Ising / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Cartoon
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
4 Star Theatre, Mid-Wilshire
(Film Premiered at the 4 Star, Tuesday, February 17, 1940 -ED)
Monday, March 4, 1940 at 6:00 PM:

The Mental Banker, Dr. I.Q. and Company / "The Radio Sensation from Coast to Coast" Broadcasting live from the Grauman's Chinese Stage - Win up to $700!

Reported Gross "The Grapes of Wrath" @ 30¢ - 65¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, March 5, 1940
35
$12,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,714
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $343
35
$12,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, March 6, 1940 - Tuesday, March 12, 1940 (1 Week)
Northwest Passage
Starring Spencer Tracy and Robert Young
Directed by King Vidor
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture in Technicolor
126 Minutes
"Mad Maestro" A Harman/Quimby Cartoon in Technicolor / Directed by Friz Freleng and Hugh Harman / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Cartoon
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Monday, March 11, 1940 at 6:00 PM:

The Mental Banker, Dr. I.Q. and Company / "The Radio Sensation from Coast to Coast" Broadcasting live from the Grauman's Chinese Stage - Win up to $700!

Reported Gross "Northwest Passage" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, March 12, 1940
35
$13,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,857
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $371
35
$13,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, March 13, 1940 - Tuesday, March 19, 1940 (1 Week)
Strange Cargo
Starring Clark Gable
and Joan Crawford
Directed by Frank Borzage
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
113 Minutes
Young as You Feel
Starring Jed Prouty
and Spring Byington
Directed by Malcolm St. Clair

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
60 Minutes
 

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown


Monday, March 18, 1940 at 6:00 PM:

The Mental Banker, Dr. I.Q. and Company / "The Radio Sensation from Coast to Coast" Broadcasting live from the Grauman's Chinese Stage - Win up to $700!

Monday, March 18, 1940
Linda Darnell (16) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Strange Cargo" @ 30¢ - 65¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, March 19, 1940
$11,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,671
--
1 Week
 
$11,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, March 20, 1940 - Tuesday, March 26, 1940 (1 Week)
The Blue Bird
Starring Shirley Temple
and Spring Byington
Directed by Walter Lang
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
88 Minutes
Viva Cisco Kid
Starring Cesar Romero
and Jean Rogers
Directed by Norman Foster

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
65 Minutes
  "The Riveter" Starring Donald Duck / Directed by Dick Lundy / A Walt Disney Production In Technicolor / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Rlease
Major Studio Preview, Wednesday, March 20, 1940 at 8:00 PM:

REBECCA
Starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
A Selznick International Picture, released by United Artists
130 Minutes
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Monday, March 25, 1940 at 6:00 PM:

The Mental Banker, Dr. I.Q. and Company / "The Radio Sensation from Coast to Coast" Broadcasting live from the Grauman's Chinese Stage - Win up to $700!
 
Monday, March 25, 1940
Rosa Grauman Tribute and George Raft (38) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "The Blue Bird" @ 30¢ - 65¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, March 28, 1940
$7,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,071
--
1 Week
 
$7,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, March 27, 1940 - Tuesday, April 2, 1940 (1 Week)
The House Across the Bay
Starring George Raft
and Joan Bennett
Directed by Archie Mayo
A Walter Wanger Production
A United Artists Release
88 Minutes
The Earl of Chicago
Starring Robert Montgomery
and Edward Arnold
Directed by Richard Thorpe

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
87 Minutes
  Prices: 30¢ to 1:00 PM / 40¢ to 6:00 PM / 50¢ plus tax thereafter
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Monday, April 1, 1940 at 6:00 PM:

"The Last Time in Person in Hollywood"
The Mental Banker, Dr. I.Q. and Company / "The Radio Sensation from Coast to Coast" Broadcasting live from the Grauman's Chinese Stage - Win up to $700!

Reported Gross "The House Across the Bay" @ 30¢ -65¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 2, 1940
$9,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,388
--
1 Week
 
$9,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, April 3, 1940 - Tuesday, April 9, 1940 (1 Week)
Star Dust
Starring Linda Darnell
and John Payne
Directed by Walter Lang
A Walter Wanger Production
A United Artists Release
90 Minutes
Slightly Honorable
Starring Pat O'Brien
and Edward Arnold
Directed by Tay Garnett

A Walter Wanger Production
A United Artists Release
85 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Star Dust" @ 30¢ - 65¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 9, 1940
$8,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,186
--
1 Week
 
$8,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, April 10, 1940 - Tuesday, April 16, 1940 (1 Week)
Young Tom Edison
Starring Mickey Rooney
and Fay Bainter
Directed by Norman Taurog
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
86 Minutes
The Ghost Comes Home
Starring Frank Morgan
and Billie Burke
Directed by
Wilhelm Thiele
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
79 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Young Tom Edison" @ 30¢ - 65¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 16, 1940
$7,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,071
--
1 Week
 
$7,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, April 17, 1940 - Tuesday, April 23, 1940 (1 Week)
My Son, My Son!
Starring Madeline Carroll
and Brian Aherne
Directed by Charles Vidor
An Edward Small Production
A United Artists Release
116 Minutes
Shooting High
Starring Jane Withers
and Gene Autry
Directed by
Alfred E. Green
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
65 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "My Son, My Son!" @ 30¢ - 65¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 23, 1940
$8,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,257
--
1 Week
 
$8,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, April 24, 1940 - Tuesday, April 31, 1940 (1 Week)
Johnny Apollo
Starring Tyrone Power
and Dorothy Lamour
Directed by Henry Hathaway
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
94 Minutes
And One Was Beautiful
Starring Robert Cummings
and Laraine Day
Directed by
Robert B. Sinclair
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
70 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Johnny Apollo" @ 30¢ - 65¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 30, 1940
$8,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,243
--
1 Week
 
$8,700
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, May 1, 1940 - Tuesday, May 7, 1940 (1 Week)
20 Mule Team
Starring Wallace Beery
and Leo Carillo
Directed by Richard Thorpe
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
84 Minutes
Free, Blonde and 21
Starring Lynn Bari
and Mary Beth Hughes
Directed by
Ricardo Cortez
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
67 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "20 Mule Team" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, May 7, 1940
$7,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,100
--
1 Week
 
$7,700
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, May 8, 1940 - Tuesday, May 14, 1940 (1 Week)
I Was an Adventuress
Starring Vera Zorina
and Richard Greene
Directed by Gregory Ratoff
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
81 Minutes
Dr. Kildare's Strange Case
Starring Lew Ayres
and Lionel Barrymore
Directed by
Harold S. Bucquet
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
77 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "I Was an Adventuress" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, May 14, 1940
$6,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $929
--
1 Week
 
$6,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, May 15, 1940 - Tuesday, May 21, 1940 (1 Week)
Waterloo Bridge
Starring Vivian Leigh
and Robert Taylor
Directed by Mervyn LeRoy
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
108 Minutes
On Their Own
Starring Spring Byington
and Kenneth Howell
Directed by
Harold S. Bucquet
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
65 Minutes
  Major Studio Preview, Wednesday, May 15, 1940 at 8:00 PM:

LILLIAN RUSSELL
Starring Alice Faye and Don Ameche
Directed by Irving Cummings
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
127 Minutes
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Saturday, May 18, 1940:

Grauman's Chinese Theatre 13th Birthday Today

Reported Gross "Waterloo Bridge" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, May 21, 1940
$11,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,571
--
1 Week
 
$11,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, May 22, 1940 - Tuesday, May 28, 1940 (1 Week)
Lillian Russell
Starring Alice Faye
and Don Ameche
Directed by Irving Cummings
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
127 Minutes
Charlie Chan in Panama
Starring Sidney Toler
and Jean Rogers
Directed by
Norman Foster
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
66 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Lillian Russell" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, May 28, 1940
$11,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,671
--
1 Week
 
$11,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, May 29, 1940 - Tuesday, June 4, 1940 (1 Week)
Edison, the Man
Starring Spencer Tracy
and Rita Johnson
Directed by Clarence Brown
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
107 Minutes
Two Girls on Broadway
Starring Lana Turner
and Joan Blondell
Directed by
S. Sylvan Simon
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
73 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Edison, the Man" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 4, 1940
$11,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,571
--
1 Week
 
$11,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, June 5, 1940 - Tuesday, June 11, 1940 (1 Week)
Susan and God
Starring Joan Crawford
and Fredric March
Directed by George Cukor
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
117 Minutes
Florian
Starring Robert Young
and Helen Gilbert
Directed by
Edwin L. Marin
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
91 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Susan and God" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 11, 1940
$13,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,857
--
1 Week
 
$13,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, June 12, 1940 - Tuesday, June 18, 1940 (1 Week)
Four Sons
Starring Don Ameche
and Eugenie Leontovich
Directed by Archie Mayo
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
89 Minutes
Girl in 313
Starring Florence Rice
and Kent Taylor
Directed by
Ricardo Cortez
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
56 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Four Sons" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 18, 1940
$7,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,042
--
1 Week
 
$7,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, June 19, 1940 - Tuesday, June 25, 1940 (1 Week)
Earthbound
Starring Warner Baxter
and Andrea Leeds
Directed by Irving Pichel
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
67 Minutes
Forty Little Mothers
Starring Eddie Cantor
and Judith Anderson
Directed by
Busby Berkeley
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
90 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Earthbound" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 25, 1940
$4,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $571
--
1 Week
 
$4,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, June 26, 1940 - Monday, July 1, 1940 (1 Week)
New Moon
Starring Jeanette MacDonald
and Nelson Eddy
Directed by Robert Z. Leonard
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
105 Minutes
Phantom Raiders
Starring Walter Pidgeon
and Donald Meek
Directed by
Jacques Tourneur
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
70 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "New Moon" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Monday, July 1, 1940 (6 Days)
$11,900
Totals
6 Days
Daily Average: $1,983
--
1 Week
 
$11,900
Source: Variety
 
 
Tuesday, July 2, 1940 - Wednesday, July 10, 1940 (1 Week)
Andy Hardy Meets Debutante
Starring Lewis Stone
and Mickey Rooney
Directed by George B. Seitz
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
88 Minutes
Lucky Cisco Kid
Starring Cesar Romero
and Mary Beth Hughes
Directed by
H. Bruce Humberstone
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
67 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Andy Hardy Meets Debutante" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, July 10, 1940 (9 Days)
$14,500
Totals
9 Days
Daily Average: $1,611
--
1 Week
 
$14,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, July 11, 1940 - Wednesday, July 17, 1940 (1 Week)
Maryland
Starring Walter Brennan
and Fay Bainter
Directed by Henry King
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
92 Minutes
Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise
Starring Sidney Toler
and Marjorie Weaver
Directed by
Eugene Forde
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
77 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Maryland" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, July 17, 1940
$7,900
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,129
--
1 Week
 
$7,900
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, July 18, 1940 - Wednesday, July 24, 1940 (1 Week)
South of Pago-Pago
Starring Victor McLaglen
and Jon Hall
Directed by Alfred E. Green
An Edward Small Production
A United Artists Release
98 Minutes
Saps at Sea
Starring Stan Laurel
and Oliver Hardy
Directed by
Gordon Douglas
A Hal Roach Production
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Release
57 Minutes
  "Tugboat Mickey" Starring Mickey Mouse / Directed by Clyde Geromini / A Walt Disney Production In Technicolor / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Rlease
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "South of Pago-Pago" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, July 24, 1940
$8,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,142
--
1 Week
 
$8,000
Source: Variety
 
Thursday, July 25, 1940 - Wednesday, July 31, 1940 (1 Week)
Gold Rush Maisie
Starring Ann Sothern
and Lee Bowman
Directed by Edwin L. Marin
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
82 Minutes
Sporting Blood
Starring Robert Young
and Maureen O'Sullivan
Directed by
S. Sylvan Simon
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
82 Minutes
  "Social Sea Lions" with Pete Smith / Directed by Johnny Hines / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Gold Rush Maisie" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, July 31, 1940
$8,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,186
--
1 Week
 
$8,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, August 1, 1940 - Wednesday, August 7, 1940 (1 Week)
The Man I Married
Starring Joan Bennett
and Francis Lederer
Directed by Irving Pichel
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
77 Minutes
Sailor's Lady
Starring Nancy Kelly
and Jon Hall
Directed by
Allan Dwan
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
67 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Man I Married" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, August 7, 1940
$7,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,114
--
1 Week
 
$7,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, August 8, 1940 - Tuesday, August 20, 1940 (2 Weeks)
Boom Town
Starring Clark Gable and Spencer Tracy
Directed by Jack Conway
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
119 Minutes
Doors open at 10:30 AM Daily
Prices this engagement only:
40¢ to 1:00 PM / 50¢ to 6:00 PM / 75¢ Nights / Kids 20¢
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Boom Town" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Wednesday, August 14, 1940
42
$22,300
2
Tuesday, August 20, 1940 (6 Days)
36
$13,000
Totals
13 Days
Daily Average: $2,715
--
--
2 Weeks
Average Performance: $453
78
$35,300
Source: Variety

 
Wednesday, August 21, 1940 - Tuesday, August 27, 1940 (1 Week)
The Return of Frank James
Starring Henry Fonda
and Gene Tierney
Directed by Fritz Lang
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
92 Minutes
Manhattan Heartbeat
Starring Robert Sterling
and Virginia Gilmore
Directed by
David Burton
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
72 Minutes
  Regular prices: 30¢ to 1:00 PM / 40¢ to 6:00 PM / 50¢ Nights / Kids 15¢
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Return of Frank James" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, August 27, 1940
$8,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,142
--
1 Week
 
$8,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, August 28, 1940 - Tuesday, September 3, 1940 (1 Week)
I Love You Again
Starring William Powell
and Myrna Loy
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
99 Minutes
Pier 13
Starring Lynn Bari
and Lloyd Nolan
Directed by
Eugene Forde
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
64 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "I Love You Again" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, September 3, 1940
$14,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,000
--
1 Week
 
$14,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, September 4, 1940 - Tuesday, September 10, 1940 (1 Week)
Brigham Young
Starring Tyrone Power and Linda Darnell
Directed by Henry Hathaway
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
113 Minutes
"Mr. Duck Steps Out" Starring Donald Duck / Directed by Jack King / A Walt Disney Production In Technicolor / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Rlease
Prices this engagement only:
40¢ to 1:00 PM / 50¢ to 6:00 PM / 75¢ Nights / Kids 20¢
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Thursday, September 5, 1940
John Barrymore (58) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Brigham Young" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, September 10, 1940
35
$11,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,671
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $334
35
$11,700
Source: Variety
 
 
World Premiere Engagement
Wednesday, September 11, 1940 - Tuesday, September 17, 1940 (1 Week)
The Great Profile
Starring John Barrymore
and Mary Beth Hughes
Directed by Walter Lang
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
82 Minutes
We Who Are Young
Starring Lana Turner
and John Shelton
Directed by
Harold S. Bucquet
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
80 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Great Profile" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, September 17, 1940
$9,100
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,300
--
1 Week
 
$9,100
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, September 18, 1940 - Tuesday, September 24, 1940 (1 Week)
Kit Carson
Starring Jon Hall
and Lynn Bari
Directed by George B. Seitz
An Edward Small Production
A United Artists release
97 Minutes
The Golden Fleecing
Starring Lew Ayres
and Rita Johnson
Directed by
Leslie Fenton
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
69 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Kit Carson" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, September 24, 1940
$6,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $857
--
1 Week
 
$6,000
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, September 25, 1940 - Tuesday, October 1, 1940 (1 Week)
Strike Up the Band
Starring Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland
Directed by Busby Berkeley
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
120 Minutes
"Football Thrills of 1939" with Pete Smith / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
Prices this engagement only:
40¢ to 1:00 PM / 50¢ to 6:00 PM / 75¢ Nights / Kids 20¢
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Strike Up the Band" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, October 1, 1940
35
$11,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,643
--
--
1Week
Average Performance: $329
35
$11,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, October 2, 1940 - Monday, October 7, 1940 (1 Week)
Public Deb No. 1
Starring George Murphy
and Brenda Joyce
Directed by Gregory Ratoff
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
79 Minutes
Captain Caution
Starring Victor Mature
and Louise Platt
Directed by
Richard Wallace
A Hal Roach Production
A United Artists Release
86 Minutes
  Regular prices: 30¢ to 1:00 PM / 40¢ to 6:00 PM / 50¢ Nights / Kids 15¢
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Public DebNo. 1" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Monday, October 7, 1940 (6 Days)
$4,500
Totals
6 Days
Daily Average: $750
--
1 Week
 
$4,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Tuesday, October 8, 1940 - Tuesday, October 15, 1940 (1 Week)
The Westerner
Starring Gary Cooper
and Walter Brennann
Directed by William Wyler
A Samuel Goldwyn Production
A United Artists Release
100 Minutes
Yesterday's Heroes
Starring Jean Rogers
and Robert Sterling
Directed by Herbert I. Leeds

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

Reported Gross "The Westerner" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, October 15, 1940 (8 Days)
$10,500
Totals
8 Days
Daily Average: $1,313
--
1 Week
 
$10,500
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, October 16, 1940 - Tuesday, October 22, 1940 (1 Week)
Down Argentine Way
Starring Don Ameche
and Betty Grable
Directed by Irving Cummings
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
89 Minutes
Sky Murder
Starring Walter Pidgeon
and Donald Meek
Directed by George B. Seitz

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
72 Minutes
  "Why Get Up an Hour Earlier? Defeat Daylight Savings Time, Proposition #5, November 5"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Down Argentine Way" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, October 22, 1940
$11,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,657
--
1 Week
 
$11,600
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, October 23, 1940 - Tuesday, October 29, 1940 (1 Week)
Wyoming
Starring Wallace Beery
and Ann Rutherford
Directed by Richard Thorpe
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
88 Minutes
Dr. Kildare Goes Home
Starring Lew Ayres
and Lionel Barrymore
Directed by Harold S. Bucquet

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

Reported Gross "Wyoming" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, October 29, 1940
$8,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,143
--
1 Week
 
$8,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, October 30, 1940 - Tuesday, November 5, 1940 (1 Week)
Third Finger, Left Hand
Starring Myrna Loy
and Melvyn Douglas
Directed by Robert Z. Leonard
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
96 Minutes
Haunted Honeymoon
Starring Robert Montgomery
and Constance Cummings
Directed by Arthur B. Woods

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
83 Minutes
  "The Miracle of Sound" A New Romance of Celluloid / Directed by Douglas Shearer / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Third Finger, Left Hand" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 5, 1940
$9,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,329
--
1 Week
 
$9,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, November 6, 1940 - Tuesday, November 12, 1940 (1 Week)
The Mark of Zorro
Starring Tyrone Power
and Linda Darnell
Directed by Rouben Mamoulian
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
94 Minutes
Young People
Starring Shirley Temple
and Jack Oakie
Directed by Allan Dwan

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

Reported Gross "The Mark of Zorro" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 12, 1940
$10,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,500
--
1 Week
 
$10,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, November 13, 1940 - Tuesday, November 19, 1940 (1 Week)
Bitter Sweet
Starring Jeanette MacDonald
and Nelson Eddy
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
In Technicolor
94 Minutes
Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum
Starring Sidney Toler
and Victor Sen Yung
Directed by Lynn Shores

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

Reported Gross "Bitter Sweet" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 19, 1940
$9,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,288
--
1 Week
 
$9,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, November 20, 1940 - Tuesday, November 26, 1940 (1 Week)
Tin Pan Alley
Starring Alice Faye
and Betty Grable
Directed by Walter Lang
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
94 Minutes
The Gay Caballero
Starring Cesar Romero
and Shelia Ryan
Directed by Otto Brower

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

Reported Gross "Tin Pan Alley" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 26, 1940
$12,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,786
--
1 Week
 
$12,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, November 27, 1940 - Tuesday, December 3, 1940 (1 Week)
Little Nellie Kelly
Starring Judy Garland
and George Murphy
Directed by Norman Taurog
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
98 Minutes
Hullabaloo
Starring Frank Morgan
and Virginia Grey
Directed by Edwin L. Marin

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

Reported Gross "Little Nellie Kelly" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, December 3, 1940
$6,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $857
--
1 Week
 
$6,000
Source: Variety
 
 
World Premiere Engagement
Wednesday, December 4, 1940 - Friday, December 13, 1940 (1 Week)
Comrade X
Starring Clark Gable
and Hedy Lamarr
Directed by King Vidor
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
90 Minutes
Charter Pilot
Starring Lloyd Nolan
and Lynn Bari
Directed by Eugene Forde

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

Reported Gross "Comrade X" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Friday, December 13, 1940 (10 Days)
$12,000
Totals
10 Days
Daily Average: $1,200
--
1 Week
 
$12,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Saturday, December 14, 1940 - Friday, December 20, 1940 (1 Week)
Go West
Starring The Marx Brothers
and John Carroll
Directed by Edward Buzzell
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
80 Minutes
Dulcy
Starring Ann Sothern
and Ian Hunter
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon

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

Reported Gross "Go West" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Friday, December 20, 1940
$6,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $971
--
1 Week
 
$6,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Saturday, December 21, 1940 - Tuesday, December 31, 1940 (1 Week)
The Thief of Bagdad
Starring Conrad Veidt
and Sabu
Directed by Ludwig Berger
A London Film Production in Technicolor
A United Artists Release
106 Minutes
Murder Over New York
Starring Sidney Toler
and Marjorie Weaver
Directed by Harry Lachman

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
65 Minutes
  First Time at Popular Prices
New Price Policy:
Junior Admission (12-16 years): 20¢ to 1:00 PM, plus 3¢ Tax / 25¢ to 6:00 PM, plus 4¢ Tax / 25¢ Nights, plus 5¢ Tax
General Admission: 30¢ to 1:00 PM / 40¢ to 6:00 PM / 50¢ Nights, Weekdays Only!
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Tuesday, December 31, 1940:

Last Showing of "The Thief of Bagdad" begins at 3:00 PM
--
Gala New Year's Eve Showings of "The Philadelphia Story" from 6:00 PM

Reported Gross "The Theif of Bagdad" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Friday, September 27, 1940
$10,400
2
Tuesday, December 31, 1940 (4 Days)
$4,500
Totals
11 Days
Daily Average: $1,355
--
2 Weeks
 
$14,900
Source: Variety
 
Tuesday, December 31, 1940 - Tuesday, January 7, 1941 (1 Week)
The Philadelphia Story
Starring Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn
Directed by George Cukor
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
112 Minutes
"Mr. Mouse Takes a Vaction" Starring Mickey Mouse / Directed by Clyde Geronimi / A Walt Disney Production In Technicolor / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Rlease
Tuesday, December 31, 1940:

Gala New Year's Eve Showings of "The Philadelphia Story" from 6:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire
 
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