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
Wednesday, January 1, 1941 from 6:00 PM on:

Scoop! Rose Parade and Standford/Nebraska Pictures!
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "The Philadelphia Story" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 7, 1941 (8 Days)
38
$19,000
Totals
8 Days
Daily Average: $2,375
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $500
38
$19,000
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, January 8, 1941 - Tuesday, January 14, 1941 (1 Week)
Chad Hanna
Starring Henry Fonda
and Dorothy Lamour
Directed by Henry King
A 20th Centruy-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
86 Minutes
Romance on the Rio Grande
Starring Cesar Romero
and Patricia Morison
Directed by Herbert I. Leeds

A 20th Centruy-Fox Picture
72 Minutes
  "More About Nostradamus" Starring John Burton and Hans Conried / Directed by David Miller / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Monday, January 13, 1941
Jack Benny (46) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Chad Hanna" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 14, 1941
$7,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,114
--
1 Week
 
$7,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, January 15, 1941 - Tuesday, January 21, 1941 (1 Week)
Hudson's Bay
Starring Paul Muni
and Gene Tierney
Directed by Irving Pichel
A 20th Centruy-Fox Picture
95 Minutes
Gallant Sons
Starring Jackie Cooper
and Bonita Granville
Directed by George B. Seitz

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
76 Minutes
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Trade and Press Preview, Tuesday, January 21, 1941 at 8:30 PM:

SO ENDS OUR NIGHT

Starring Fredric March and Margaret Sullavan
Directed by John Cromwell
A David Loew/Albert Luwin Production, released by United Artists
117 Minutes
--
This event was advertised in the Los Angeles Times, so was probably open to the public, but the reserved seat ticket makes us wonder. —ED

Reported Gross "Hudson's Bay" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 21, 1941
$9,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,357
--
1 Week
 
$9,500
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, January 22, 1941 - Tuesday, January 28, 1941 (1 Week)
Flight Command
Starring Robert Taylor
and Ruth Hussey
Directed by Frank Borzage
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
116 Minutes
Michael Shayne, Private Detective
Starring Lloyd Nolan
and Marjorie Weaver
Directed by Eugene Forde

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

Reported Gross "Flight Command" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 28,1941
$9,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,357
--
1 Week
 
$9,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, January 29, 1941 - Tuesday, February 4, 1941 (1 Week)
Come Live with Me
Starring James Stewart
and Hedy Lamarr
Directed by Clarence Brown
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
86 Minutes
Land of Liberty
Starring a Cast of 250 Stars!
Edited by Cecil B. DeMille

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

Reported Gross "Come Live with Me" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 4, 1941
$8,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,214
--
1 Week
 
$8,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, February 5, 1941 - Tuesday, February 11, 1941 (1 Week)
Tall, Dark and Handsome
Starring Cesar Romero
and Virginia Gilmore
Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone
A 20th Centruy-Fox Picture
78 Minutes
Keeping Company
Starring Frank Morgan
and Ann Rutherford
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
80 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
  Special Fundraising Event, Saturday, February 8, 1941 at 8:00 PM:

AMERICA CALLING: A SALUTE TO THE GREEK NATION
Sponsored by the Greek War Relief Association
Broadcast over CBS and NBC

Directed by Dick Mack
Produced by Bill Morrow
Written by Dore Schary and Ed Beloin
Orchestra Conducted by Meredith Willson

Hosted by Jack Benny and Bob Hope

Starring: Connee Boswell, Madeleine Carroll, Ronald Coleman, Melvyn Douglas, Clark Gable, Samuel Goldwyn, Faye Holden, Charles Laughton, Myrna Loy, Mary Martin, Groucho Marx, The Merry Macs, Frank Morgan, Merle Oberon, Reginald Owen, Dick Powell, Mickey Rooney, Ann Rutherford, Barbara Stanwyck, Andrew Stone, Shirley Temple, Max Terr's Choral Group, Cary Wilson

PROGRAM:

Keynote Address delivered by Tyrone Power

"America Calling March" by Meredith Willson

"Judge Hardy Family - Part One"
Starring Lewis Stone as Judge Hardy, Fay Holden as Mrs. Hardy, Ann Rutherford as Polly Benedict, and Mickey Rooney as Andy Hardy / Written and Supervised by Carey Wilson

Monologue by Co-masters of Ceremonies, Jack Benny and Bob Hope

Jack Benny reads a telegram from Sypros Skouras to Sam Goldwyn announcing a donation from AIFA for $50,000

"An Evening at Home with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Taylor"
Starring Robert Taylor, Barbara Stanwyck and Melvyn Douglas / Written and Supervised by Dore Schary

Comedy bantering with Shirley Temple, Jack Benny and Bob Hope

Charles Laughton reads a cable to Sam Goldwyn from the Greek Prime Minister, Albert Alexandros Koryzis

Station Break

"The Thorndykes"
Starring Madeleine Carroll as Mary Thorndyke and Groucho Marx as John Thorndyke / Written by Dick Banks

"Judge Hardy Family - Part Two"

Studio Announcements

"Nothing Left in the Old Bucket"
Song performed by Max Terr's Vocal Group

"A Modern Romance"
Starring Clark Gable as David Russel and Merle Oberon as Rose Elain / Written by Robert Riley Crutcher

Station Break

Reported Gross "Tall, Dark and Handsome" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 11, 1941 (6 Days)
$5,500
Totals
6 Days
Daily Average: $916
--
1 Week
 
$5,500
Source: Variety

Clark Gable, Charles Laughton, Carole Lombard, Melvyn Douglas and Myrna Loy backstage at the beginning of the broadcast.

 
Wednesday, February 12, 1941 - Tuesday, February 18, 1941 (1 Week)
Western Union
Starring Robert Young
and Randolph Scott
Directed by Fritz Lang
A 20th Centruy-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
95 Minutes
Ride, Kelly, Ride
Starring Eugene Palette
and Marvin Stephens
Directed by Norman Foster

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

Reported Gross "Western Union" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 18, 1941
$9,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,342
--
1 Week
 
$9,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, February 19, 1941 - Tuesday, February 25, 1941 (1 Week)
Maisie Was a Lady
Starring Ann Sothern
and Lew Ayres
Directed by Edwin L. Marin
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
79 Minutes
The Trial of Mary Dugan
Starring Laraine Day
and Robert Young
Directed by Norman Z. McLeod

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

Reported Gross "Maisie Was a Lady" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 25, 1941
$7,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,085
--
1 Week
 
$7,600
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, February 26, 1941 - Tuesday, March 4, 1941 (1 Week)
Andy Hardy's Private Secretary
Starring Lewis Stone
and Micket Rooney
Directed by George B. Seitz
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
101 Minutes
Dr. Kildare's Crisis
Starring Lew Ayres
and Lionel Barrymore
Directed by Harold S. Bucquet

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
75 Minutes
  Wednesday, February 26, 1941:

Breakfast Matinee! Doors open at 7:00 AM
(Theatre served a menu of pancakes and eggs for early-rising filmgoers. This had been done at the State a few times prior, but this is the first date at the Chinese — ED)
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Andy Hardy's Private Secretary" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, March 4, 1941
$11,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,571
--
1 Week
 
$11,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, March 5, 1941 - Tuesday, March 11, 1941 (1 Week)
Tobacco Road
Starring Charlie Grapewin
and Marjorie Rambeau
Directed by John Ford
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
84 Minutes
Murder Among Friends
Starring Marjorie Weaver
and John Hubbard
Directed by Ray McCarey

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

Reported Gross "Tobacco Road" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, March 11, 1941
$8,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,257
--
1 Week
 
$8,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, March 12, 1941 - Tuesday, March 18, 1941 (1 Week)
The Son of Monte Cristo
Starring Joan Bennett
and Louis Hayward
Directed by Rowland V. Lee
An Edward Samll Production,
A United Artists Release
102 Minutes
A Chump at Oxford
Starring Stan Laurel
and Oliver Hardy
Directed by Alfred J. Goulding

A Hal Roach Production
A United Artists Release
63 Minutes
  "Penny to the Rescue" with Pete Smith and Prudence Penny / Directed by Will Jason / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject in Technicolor
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Son of Monte Cristo" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, September 17, 1940
$7,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,029
--
1 Week
 
$7,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, March 19, 1941 - Tuesday, March 25, 1941 (1 Week)
So Ends Our Night
Starring Fredric March
and Margaret Sullavan
Directed by Joh Cromwell
A David Loew/Albert Luwin Production
A United Artists Release
117 Minutes
Golden Hoofs
Starring Jane Withers
and Charles "Buddy" Rogers
Directed by Lynn Shores

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
68 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Monday, March 24, 1941
Carmen Miranda (32) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "So Ends Our Night" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, March 25, 1941
$6,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $857
--
1 Week
 
$6,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, March 26, 1941 - Tuesday, April 1, 1941 (1 Week)
The Bad Man
Starring Wallace Beery
and Lionel Barrymore
Directed by Richard Thorpe
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
70 Minutes
Blonde Inspiration
Starring John Shelton
and Virginia Grey
Directed by Busby Berkeley

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

Reported Gross "The Bad Man" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 1,1941
$7,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,029
--
1 Week
 
$7,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, April 2, 1941 - Tuesday, April 8, 1941 (1 Week)
The Great Dictator
Starring Charles Chaplin and Paulette Goddard
Directed by Charles Chaplin
A Charles Chaplin Production / A United Artists Release
125 Minutes
"The Little Whirlwind" Starring Mickey Mouse / Directed by Riley Thompson / A Walt Disney Production In Technicolor / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Rlease
"Now at Popular Prices: 30¢ to 1:00 PM; 40¢ to 6:00 PM; 50¢ Nights - Weekdays"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Great Dictator" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 8, 1941
35
$15,100
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,157
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $431
35
$15,100
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, April 9, 1941 - Tuesday, April 15, 1941 (1 Week)
Men of Boys Town
Starring Spencer Tracy
and Mickey Rooney
Directed by Norman Taurog
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
106 Minutes
Free and Easy
Starring Robert Cummings
and Ruth Hussey
Directed by George Sidney

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

Reported Gross "Men of Boy's Town" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, April15,1941
$9,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,314
--
1 Week
 
$9,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, April 16, 1941 - Tuesday, April 22, 1941 (1 Week)
That Night in Rio
Starring Alice Faye
and Don Amerche
Directed by Irving Cummings
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
91 Minutes
Meet Jennie
Starring Virginia Gilmore
and William Henry
Directed by David Burton
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
78 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "That Night in Rio" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 22, 1941
$10,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,486
--
1 Week
 
$10,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, April 23, 1941 - Tuesday, April 29, 1941 (1 Week)
Carmen Miranda in Person
At Every Performance
with Her Banda Da Lua Orchestra
Topper Returns
Starring Joan Blondell
and Roland Young
Directed by Roy Del Ruth
A Hal Roach Production
A United Artists Release
88 Minutes
  "Prices This Engagement Only: 50¢ to 5:00 PM (plus tax); 75¢ (including tax) Nights"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
(State ran "Topper Returns" with "The Penalty")

Reported Gross "Topper Returns" @ 44¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 29,1941
$14,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,000
--
1 Week
 
$14,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, April 30, 1941 - Tuesday, May 6, 1941 (1 Week)
Ziegfeld Girl
Starring James Stewart
and Judy Garland
Directed by Robert Z. Leonard and Busby Berkeley
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
132 Minutes
Dead Men Tell
Starring Sidney Toler
and Sheila Ryan
Directed by Harry Lachman
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
61 Minutes
  "Regular Prices: 30¢ to 1:00 PM; 40¢ to 6:00 PM; 50¢ Nights (plus tax)"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Zirgfeld Girl" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, May 6, 1941
$12,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,800
--
1 Week
 
$12,600
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, May 7, 1941 - Tuesday, May 13, 1941 (1 Week)
That Uncertain Feeling
Starring Merle Oberon
and Melvyn Douglas
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch
An Ernst Lubitsch/Sol Lesser Production
A United Artists Release
84 Minutes
Ride on Vaquero
Starring Cesar Romero
and Mary Beth Hughes
Directed by Herbert I. Leeds
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
64 Minutes
  "Chinese Garden Festival" with Harriet Parsons / Directed by Harriet Parsons / A Republic Short Subject
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "That Uncertain Feeling" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, May 13,1941
$5,900
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $800
--
1 Week
 
$5,900
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, May 14, 1941 - Tuesday, May 20, 1941 (1 Week)
The Great American Broadcast
Starring Alice Faye
and John Payne
Directed by Archie Mayo
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
90 Minutes
Washington Melodrama
Starring Frank Morgan
and Ann Rutherford
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
80 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Sunday, May 18, 1941:

Grauman's Chinese Theatre 14th Birthday Today

Reported Gross "The Great American Broadcast" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, May 20, 1941
$7,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,028
--
1 Week
 
$7,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, May 21, 1941 - Tuesday, May 27, 1941 (1 Week)
Love Crazy
Starring William Powell
and Myrna Loy
Directed by Jack Conway
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
99 Minutes
Sleepers West
Starring Lloyd Nolan
and Lynn Bari
Directed by Eugene Forde
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
74 Minutes
  "You Can't Fool a Camera" A New Romance of Celluloid / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Love Crazy" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, May 27, 1941
$9,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,385
--
1 Week
 
$9,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, May 28, 1941 - Tuesday, June 3, 1941 (1 Week)
Blood and Sand
Starring Tyrone Power
and Linda Darnell
Directed by Rouben Mamoulian
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
125 Minutes
The Cowboy and the Blonde
Starring Mary Beth Hughes
and George Montgomery
Directed by Ray McCarey
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
68 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Blood and Sand" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 3, 1941
$11,100
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,586
--
1 Week
 
$11,100
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, June 4, 1941 - Tuesday, June 10, 1941 (1 Week)
Pot o' Gold
Starring James Stewart
and Paulette Goddard
Directed by George Marshall
A James Roosevelt Production
A United Artists Release
86 Minutes
The People vs. Dr. Kildare
Starring Lew Ayres
and Lionel Barrymore
Directed by Harold S. Bucquet
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
78 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Pot o' Gold" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 10, 1941
$8,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,143
--
1 Week
 
$8,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, June 11, 1941 - Tuesday, June 17, 1941 (1 Week)
Billy the Kid
Starring Robert Taylor
and Brian Donlevy
Directed by David Miller
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
In Technicolor
94 Minutes
Scotland Yard
Starring Nancy Kelly
and Edmund Gwenn
Directed by Norman Foster
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
68 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Wednesday, June 11, 1941
Barbara Stanwyck (33) and Robert Taylor (29) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Billy the Kid" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 17, 1941
$10,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,543
--
1 Week
 
$10,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, June 18, 1941 - Tuesday, June 24, 1941 (1 Week)
A Woman's Face
Starring Joan Crawford
and Melvyn Douglas
Directed by George Cukor
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
106 Minutes
I'll Wait for You
Starring Robert Sterling
and Marsha Hunt
Directed by Robert B. Sinclair
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
73 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "A Woman's Face" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 24,1941
$11,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,629
--
1 Week
 
$11,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, June 25, 1941 - Tuesday, July 1, 1941 (1 Week)
They Met in Bombay
Starring Clark Gable
and Rosalind Russell
Directed by Clarence Brown
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
92 Minutes
For Beauty's Sake
Starring Ned Sparks
and Marjorie Weaver
Directed by Shepard Traube
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
61 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "They Met in Bombay" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, July 1, 1941
$13,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,857
--
1 Week
 
$13,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, July 2, 1941 - Tuesday, July 8, 1941 (1 Week)
Man Hunt
Starring Walter Pidgeon
and Joan Bennett
Directed by Fritz Lang
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
105 Minutes
Accent on Love
Starring George Montgomery
and Osa Massen
Directed by Ray McCarey
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
61 Minutes
  "Special Prices for All Non-Com Service Men in Uniform"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Man Hunt" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, July 8,1941
$11,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,629
--
1 Week
 
$11,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, July 9, 1941 - Tuesday, July 13, 1941 (1 Week)
Barnacle Bill
Starring Wallace Beery
and Marjorie Main
Directed by Richard Thorpe
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
90 Minutes
The Get-Away
Starring Robert Sterling
and Charles Winninger
Directed by Edward Buzzell
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
89 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Barnacle Bill" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, July 13, 1941
$8,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,171
--
1 Week
 
$8,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, July 14, 1941 - Wednesday, July 23, 1941 (1 Week)
Moon Over Miami
Starring Don Ameche
and Betty Grable
Directed by Walter Lang
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
91 Minutes
A Very Young Lady
Starring Jane Withers
and Nancy Kelly
Directed by Harold D. Schuster
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
80 Minutes
  "3rd Dimensional Murder" with Pete Smith / Directed by George Sidney / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject in Metroscopix and Technicolor
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Monday, July 21, 1941
Rudy Vallée (40) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Moon Over Miami" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, July 23, 1941 (8 Days)
$11,000
Totals
8 Days
Daily Average: $1,571
--
1 Week
 
$11,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, July 24, 1941 - Wednesday, July 30, 1941 (1 Week)
Ringside Maisie
Starring Ann Sothern
and George Murphy
Directed by Edwin L. Marin
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
95 Minutes
The Big Store
Starring The Marx Brothers
and Tony Martin
Directed by Charles Reisner
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
83 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Ringside Maisie" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, July 30, 1941
$9,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,357
--
1 Week
 
$9,500
Source: Variety
 
 
World Premiere, Thursday, July 31, 1941 @ 8:30 PM
Regular Engagement: Friday, August 1, 1941 - Thursday, August 7, 1941 (1 Week)
Charlie's Aunt
Starring Jack Benny
and Kay Francis
Directed by Archie Mayo
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
80 Minutes
Dance Hall
Starring Carole Landis
and Cesar Romero
Directed by Irving Pichel
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
72 Minutes
Premiere Tickets: $2.20
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Thursday, August 7, 1941 (at Paramount Pictures Studio)
Cecil B. DeMille (59) Imprint Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Charlie's Aunt" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, August 7, 1941 (8 Days)
$17,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,500
--
1 Week
 
$17,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, August 8, 1941 - Thursday, August 14, 1941 (1 Week)
Wild Geese Calling
Starring Henry Fonda
and Joan Bennett
Directed by John Brahm
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
77 Minutes
Dressed to Kill
Starring Lloyd Nolan
and Mary Beth Hughes
Directed by Eugene Forde
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
74 Minutes
  "The Alley Cat" a Harman/Quimby Cartoon in Technicolor / Directed by Hugh Harman / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Cartoon
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Wild Geese Calling" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, August 14,1941
$9,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,285
--
1 Week
 
$9,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, August 15, 1941 - Thursday, August 21, 1941 (1 Week)
Life Begins for Andy Hardy
Starring Lewis Stone
and Mickey Rooney
Directed by George B. Seitz
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
101 Minutes
Private Nurse
Starring Jane Darwell
and Brenda Joyce
Directed by David Burton
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
61 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Friday, August 15, 1941
Judge Hardy Family Forecourt Ceremony (removed)
 
Reported Gross "Life Begins for Andy Hardy" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, August 21, 1941
$13,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,857
--
1 Week
 
$13,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, August 22, 1941 - Thursday, August 28, 1941 (1 Week)
Our Wife
Starring Melvyn Douglas
and Ruth Hussey
Directed by John M. Stahl
A Columbia Picture
92 Minutes
The Richest Man in Town
Starring Frank Craven
and Edgar Buchanan
Directed by Charles Barton
A Columbia Picture
70 Minutes
  "A Gentleman's Gentleman" Starring Mickey Mouse and Pluto / Directed by Clyde Geronimi / A Walt Disney Production In Technicolor / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Rlease
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Our Wife" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, August 28, 1941
$9,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,314
--
1 Week
 
$9,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, August 31, 1941 - Thursday, September 4, 1941 (1 Week)
Sun Valley Serenade
Starring Sonja Henie
and John Payne
Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
86 Minutes
Charlie Chan in Rio
Starring Sidney Toler
and Mary Beth Hughes
Directed by Harry Lachman
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
60 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Sun Valley Serenade" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, September 4, 1941
$13,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,943
--
1 Week
 
$13,600
Source: Variety
 
Friday, September 5, 1941 - Thursday, September 11, 1941 (1 Week)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Starring Spencer Tracy
and Ingrid Bergman
Directed by Victor Fleming
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
113 Minutes
Down in San Diego
Starring Bonita Granville
and Ray McDonald
Directed by Robert B. Sinclair
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
70 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, September 11, 1941
$13,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,857
--
1 Week
 
$13,000
Source: Variety
 
Friday, September 12, 1941 - Thursday, September 18, 1941 (1 Week)
When Ladies Meet
Starring Joan Crawford
and Robert Taylor
Directed by Robert Z. Leonard
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
105 Minutes
Whistling in the Dark
Starring Red Skelton
and Conrad Veidt
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
78 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "When Ladies Meet" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, September 18, 1941
$10,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,528
--
1 Week
 
$10,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, September 19, 1941 - Wednesday, September 24, 1941 (1 Week)
Belle Starr
Starring Randolph Scott
and Gene Tierney
Directed by Irving Cummings
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
87 Minutes
Tanks a Million
Starring William Tracy
and James Gleason
Directed by Fred Guiol
A Hal Roach Production
A United Artists Release
50 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Belle Star" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, September 24, 1941 (6 Days)
$7,400
Totals
6 Days
Daily Average: $1,233
--
1 Week
 
$7,400
Source: Variety
 
 
World Premiere, Thursday, September 25, 1941 @ 8:30 PM
Regular Engagement: Friday, September 27, 1941 - Thursday, October 2, 1941 (1 Week)
A Yank in the R.A.F.
Starring Tyrone Power
and Betty Grable
Directed by Henry King
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
98 Minutes

Niagara Falls
Starring Marjorie Woodworth
and Tom Brown
Directed by Gordon Douglas
A Hal Roach Production
A United Artists Release
43 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
4 Star Theatre, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "A Yank in the R.A.F." @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, October 2, 1941 (8 Days)
$14,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,086
--
1 Week
 
$14,600
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, October 3, 1941 - Thursday, October 9, 1941 (1 Week)
Lady Be Good
Starring Eleanor Powell
and Ann Sothern
Directed by Norman Z. McLeod
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
112 Minutes
We Go Fast
Starring Lynn Bari
and Alan Curtis
Directed by William C. McGann
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
64 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Lady Be Good" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, October 9, 1941
$9,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,371
--
1 Week
 
$9,600
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, October 10, 1941 - Thursday, October 16, 1941 (1 Week)
Honky Tonk
Starring Clark Gable
and Lana Turner
Directed by Jack Conway
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
105 Minutes
All American Co-ed
Starring Frances Langford
and Johnny Downs
Directed by LeRoy Prinz
A Hal Roach Production
A United Artists Release
53 Minutes
  At the Chinese Only:
"New Footbal Thrills" with Pete Smith / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
At the Chinese Only:
"All American Co-ed" was only shown during matinees
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Honky Tonk" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, October 16, 1941
$14,900
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,129
--
1 Week
 
$14,900
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, October 17, 1941 - Wednesday, October 22, 1941 (1 Week)
International Lady
Starring George Brent
and Ilona Massey
Directed by Tim Whelan
An Edward Small Production
A United Artists Release
102 Minutes
Moon Over Her Shoulder
Starring Lynn Bari
and John Sutton
Directed by Alfred L. Werker
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
68 Minutes
  "Old Donald Duck" Starring Donald Duck / Directed by Jack King / A Walt Disney Production In Technicolor / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Rlease
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "International Lady" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, October 22, 1941 (6 Days)
$7,800
Totals
6 Days
Daily Average: $1,300
--
1 Week
 
$7,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, October 23, 1941 - Wednesday, October 29, 1941 (1 Week)
Week-End in Havana
Starring Alice Faye
and Carmen Miranda
Directed by Walter Lang
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
81 Minutes
Man at Large
Starring Marjorie Weaver
and George Reeves
Directed by Eugene Forde
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
70 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Week-End in Havana" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, October 29, 1941
$10,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,500
--
1 Week
 
$10,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, October 30, 1941 - Tuesday, November 4, 1941 (1 Week)
Smilin' Through
Starring Jeanette MacDonald
and Brian Aherne
Directed by Frank Borzage
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
In Technicolor
100 Minutes
Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day
Starring Lew Ayres
and Lionel Barrymore
Directed by Harold S. Bucquet
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
83 Minutes
  30¢ to 1:00 PM (plus tax)
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Smilin' Through" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 4, 1941 (6 Days)
$6,900
Totals
6 Days
Daily Average: $1,150
--
1 Week
 
$6,900
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, November 5, 1941 - Tuesday, November 11, 1941 (1 Week)
Lydia
Starring Merle Oberon
and Alan Marshal
Directed by Julien Duvivier
An Alexander Korda Films Production
A United Artists Release
104 Minutes
Married Bachelor
Starring Robert Young
and Ruth Hussey
Directed by Edward Buzzell
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
81 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Lydia" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 11, 1941
$9,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,314
--
1 Week
 
$9,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, November 12, 1941 - Tuesday, November 18, 1941 (1 Week)
Hot Spot (I Wake Up Screaming)
Starring Betty Grable
and Victor Mature
Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
82 Minutes
Small Town Deb
Starring Jane Withers
and Jane Darwell
Directed by Harold D. Schuster
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
73 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Hot Spot (I Wake Up Screaming)" @ 30¢ -75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 18, 1941
$7,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,000
--
1 Week
 
$7,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, November 19, 1941 - Wednesday, November 26, 1941 (1 Week)
Shadow of the Thin Man
Starring William Powell
and Myrna Loy
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
97 Minutes
Miss Polly
Starring Zasu Pitts
and Slim Summerville
Directed by Fred Guiol
A Hal Roach Production
A United Artists Release
45 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Shadow of the Thin Man" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, November 26, 1941 (8 Days)
$13,000
Totals
8 Days
Daily Average: $1,625
--
1 Week
 
$13,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, November 27, 1941 - Wednesday, December 3, 1941 (1 Week)
Swamp Water
Starring Walter Brennan
and Walter Huston
Directed by Jean Renior
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
88 Minutes
Great Guns
Starring Stan Laurel
and Oliver Hardy
Directed by Monty Banks
A Laurel and Hardy Feature Production
A 20th Century-Fox Release
74 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Swamp Water" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, December 3, 1941
$9,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,357
--
1 Week
 
$9,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, December 4, 1941 - Wednesday, December 10, 1941 (1 Week)
Two-Faced Woman
Starring Greta Garbo
and Melvyn Douglas
Directed by George Cukor
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
90 Minutes
Marry the Boss's Daughter
Starring Brenda Joyce
and Bruce Edwards
Directed by Thornton Freeland
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
60 Minutes
  "We Must Have Music" A New Romance of Celluloid / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
--
Day and Date for "We Must Have Music"
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown / 4-Star Theatre, Mid-Wilshire / United Artists Theatre, Downtown / Golden Gate Theatre, East Los Angeles / Fox Wilshire Theatre, Beverly Hills / Alex Theatre, Glendale / United Artists Theatre, Pasadena / Academy Theatre, Ingelwood / United Artists Theatre, Long Beach / Fox Redondo Theatre, Redondo Beach / Dome Theatre, Ocean Park / Criterion Theatre, Santa Monica / Lyric Theatre, Monrovia / West Coast Theatre, Santa Ana / California Theatre, Huntington Park
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Monday, December 8, 1941
Bud Abbott (46) and Lou Costello (35) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Two-Faced Woman" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, December 10, 1941
$13,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,857
--
1 Week
 
$13,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, December 11, 1941 - Wednesday, December 17, 1941 (1 Week)
Rise and Shine
Starring Jack Oakie
and George Murphy
Directed by Allan Dwan
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
92 Minutes
Cadet Girl
Starring Carole Landis
and George Montgomery
Directed by Ray McCarey
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
68 Minutes
  "The Night Before Christmas" Starring Tom and Jerry / Directed by Joseph Barbera and William Hanna / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Cartoon in Technicolor
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Rise and Shine" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, December 17,1941
$8,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,142
--
1 Week
 
$8,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, December 18, 1941 - Wednesday, December 24, 1941 (1 Week)
The Feminine Touch
Starring Rosalind Russell
and Don Ameche
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
97 Minutes
Unholy Partners
Starring Edward G. Robinson
and Edward Arnold
Directed by Mervyn LeRoy
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
84 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Feminine Touch" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, December 24,1941
$8,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,214
--
1 Week
 
$8,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, December 25, 1941 - Thursday, December 31, 1941 (1 Week)
Remember the Day
Starring Claudette Colbert
and John Payne
Directed by Henry King
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
86 Minutes
Blue, White and Perfect
Starring Lloyd Nolan
and Mary Beth Hughes
Directed by Herbert I. Leeds
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
74 Minutes
  "The Village Smithy" Starring Donald Duck / Directed by Dick Lundy / A Walt Disney Production In Technicolor / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Rlease

Thursday, December 31, 1941:
Matinees only today


Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Remember the Day" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, December 31, 1941 (8 Days)
$13,000
Totals
8 Days
Daily Average: $1,625
--
1 Week
 
$13,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, December 31, 1941 - Wednesday, January 7, 1942 (1 Week)
The Chocolate Soldier
Starring Nelson Eddy and Risë Stevens
Directed by Roy Del Ruth
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
102 Minutes
Showings of "The Chocolate Soldier" from 5:30 PM on. . .
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
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