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
Hay Foot
Starring William Tracy
and Joe Swayer
Directed by Fred Guiol
A Hal Roach Production
A United Artists Release
48 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Tuesday, January 6, 1942
Edward Arnold (51) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "The Chocolate Soldier" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, January 7, 1942
$10,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,428
--
1 Week
 
$10,000
Source: Variety
 
Thursday, January 8, 1942 - Wednesday, January 14, 1942 (1 Week)
How Green Was My Valley
Starring Walter Pidgeon and Maureen O'Hara
Directed by John Ford
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
118 Minutes
Awarded "Best Picture" by AMPAS, Thursday, February 26, 1942, Biltmore Bowl of the Biltmore Hotel
"Pluto Jr." Starring Pluto / Directed by Clyde Geronomi / A Walt Disney Production in Technicolor / An R-K-O-Radio Pictures Release
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "How Green Was My Valley" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Wednesday, January 14, 1942
35
$14,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,029
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $406
35
$14,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, January 15, 1942 - Wednesday, January 21, 1942 (1 Week)
The Corsican Brothers
Starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
and Ruth Warrick
Directed by Gregory Ratoff
An Edward Small Production
A United Artists Release
111 Minutes
Right to the Heart
Starring Brenda Joyce
and Joseph Allen, Jr.
Directed by Eugene Forde
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
72 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Corsican Brothers" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, January 21, 1942
$12,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,785
--
1 Week
 
$12,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, January 22, 1942 - Wednesday, January 28, 1942 (1 Week)
Babes on Broadway
Starring Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland
Directed by Busby Berkeley and Vincente Minnelli
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
118 Minutes
"War Clouds in the Pacific" narrated by Lorne Greene / Directed by Stuart Legg / A Production of the National Film Board of Canada
"When you go to the movies. . . Remember the March of Dimes!"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Babes on Broadway" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Wednesday, January 28, 1942
35
$14,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,000
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $400
35
$14,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, January 29, 1942 - Wednesday, February 4, 1942 (1 Week)
The Shanghai Gesture
Starring Gene Tierney
and Walter Huston
Directed by Josef Von Sternberg
An Arnold Pressberger Production
A United Artists Release
99 Minutes
The Perfect Snob
Starring Charlie Ruggles
and Charlotte Greenwood
Directed by Ray McCarey
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
63 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Shanghai Gesture" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, February 4, 1942
$10,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $21,42
--
1 Week
 
$10,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, February 5, 1942 - Wednesday, February 11, 1942 (1 Week)
Design for Scandal
Starring Rosalind Russell
and Walter Pidgeon
Directed by Norman Taurog
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
85 Minutes
Dr. Kildare's Victory
Starring Lew Ayres
and Lionel Barrymore
Directed by Major W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
92 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Design for Scandal" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, February 11, 1942
$9,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,314
--
1 Week
 
$9,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, February 12, 1942 - Wednesday, February 18, 1942 (1 Week)
Son of Fury
Starring Tyrone Power
and Gene Tierney
Directed by John Cromwell
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
98 Minutes
A Gentleman at Heart
Starring Cesar Romero
and Carole Landis
Directed by Ray McCarey
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
70 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Son of Fury" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, February 18, 1942
$11,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,571
--
1 Week
 
$11,000
Source: Variety
 
 
World Premiere Engagement
Thursday, February 19, 1942 - Wednesday, February 25, 1942 (1 Week)
To Be or Not to Be
Starring Carole Lombard
and Jack Benny
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch
An Alexander Korda Presentation
A United Artists Release
99 Minutes
The Night Before the Divorce
Starring Lynn Bari
and Mary Beth Hughes
Directed by Robert Siodmak
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
67 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "To Be or Not to Be" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, February 25, 1942
$11,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,571
--
1 Week
 
$11,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, February 26, 1942 - Wednesday, March 4, 1942 (1 Week)
Roxie Hart
Starring Ginger Rogers
and Adolphe Menjou
Directed by William A. Wellman
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
75 Minutes
Castle in the Desert
Starring Sidney Toler
and Arleen Whelan
Directed by Harry Lachman
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
62 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Roxie Hart" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, March 4, 1942
$10,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,457
--
1 Week
 
$10,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, March 5, 1942 - Wednesday, March 11, 1942 (1 Week)
Johnny Eager
Starring Robert Taylor
and Lana Turner
Directed by Mervyn LeRoy
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
107 Minutes
Mr. and Mrs. North
Starring Gracie Allen
and William Post, Jr.
Directed by Robert B. Sinclair
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
67 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Johnny Eager" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, March 11, 1942
$11,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1.714
--
1 Week
 
$11,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, March 12, 1942 - Wednesday, March 18, 1942 (1 Week)
Song of the Islands
Starring Betty Grable
and Victor Mature
Directed by Walter Lang
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
76 Minutes
Confirm or Deny
Starring Don Ameche
and Joan Bennett
Directed by Archie Mayo
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
74 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Song of the Islands" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, March 18, 1942
$11,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $
--
1 Week
 
$11,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, March 19, 1942 - Wednesday, March 25, 1942 (1 Week)
The Bugle Sounds
Starring Wallace Beery
and Marjorie Main
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
102 Minutes
A Yank on the Burma Road
Starring Laraine Day
and Barry Nelson
Directed by George B. Seitz
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
67 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Bugle Sounds" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, March 25, 1942
$8,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $
--
1 Week
 
$8,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, March 26, 1942 - Wednesday, April 2, 1942 (1 Week)
Tarzan's Secret Treasure
Starring Johnny Weissmuller
and Maureen O'Sullivan
Directed by Richard Thorpe
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
81 Minutes
Kathleen
Starring Shirley Temple
and Herbert Marshall
Directed by Harold S. Bucquet
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
88 Minutes
  "See Tarzan's Elephants on Display in the Forecourt"
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Tazan's Secret Treasure" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, April 2, 1942
$7,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,085
--
1 Week
 
$7,600
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, April 2, 1942 - Wednesday, April 8, 1942 (1 Week)
The Courtship of Andy Hardy
Starring Lewis Stone
and Mickey Rooney
Directed by George B. Seitz
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
95 Minutes
Born to Sing
Starring Virginia Weidler
and Ray McDonald
Directed by Edward Ludwig
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
82 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Courtship of Andy Hardy" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, April 8, 1942
$9,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,242
--
1 Week
 
$9,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, April 9, 1942 - Wednesday, April 15, 1942 (1 Week)
To the Shores of Tripoli
Starring John Payne
and Maureen O'Hara
Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
86 Minutes
Kid Glove Killer
Starring Van Heflin
and Marsha Hunt
Directed by Fred Zinnemann
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
74 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "To the Shores of Tripoli" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, April 15, 1942
$10,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,471
--
1 Week
 
$10,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, April 16, 1942 - Wednesday, April 22, 1942 (1 Week)
Jungle Book
Starring Sabu
and Joseph Calleia
Directed by Zoltan Korda
An Alexander Korda Presentation
In Technicolor
A United Artists Release
108 Minutes
About Face
Starring William Tracy
and Joe Sawyer
Directed by Kurt Neumann
A Hal Roach Production
A United Artists Release
43 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Jungle Book" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, April 22, 1942
$10,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,528
--
1 Week
 
$10,700
Source: Variety
 
Thursday, April 23, 1942 - Wednesday, April 29, 1942 (1 Week)
Woman of the Year
Starring Spencer Tracy
and Katherine Hepburn
Directed by George Stevens
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
114 Minutes
This Time for Keeps
Starring Ann Rutherford
and Robert Sterling
Directed by Charles Reisner
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
73 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Woman of the Year" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, April 29, 1942
$13,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,971
--
1 Week
 
$13,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, April 30, 1942 - Wednesday, May 6, 1942 (1 Week)
We Were Dancing
Starring Norma Shearer
and Melvyn Douglas
Directed by Robert Z. Leonard
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
95 Minutes
Joe Smith, American
Starring Robert Young
and Marsha Hunt
Directed by Richard Thorpe
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
63 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "We Were Dancing" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, May 6, 1942
$9,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,357
--
1 Week
 
$9,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, May 7, 1942 - Wednesday, May 13, 1942 (1 Week)
My Gal Sal
Starring Rita Hayworth
and Victor Mature
Directed by Irving Cummings
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
103 Minutes
Who Is Hope Schuyler?
Starring Joseph Allen
and Mary Howard
Directed by Thomas C. Loring
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
59 Minutes
  30¢ to 1:00 PM, 40¢ to 6:00 PM, 65¢ Nights, plus tax
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "My Gal Sal" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, May 13, 1942
$12,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,714
--
1 Week
 
$12,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, May 14, 1942 - Wednesday, May 20, 1942 (1 Week)
Twin Beds
Starring George Brent
and Joan Bennett
Directed by Tim Whelan
An Edward Small Production
A United Artists Release
85 Minutes
A Gentleman After Dark
Starring Brian Donlevy
and Miriam Hopkins
Directed by Edwin L. Marin
An Edward Small Production
A United Artists Release
74 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Monday, May 18th, 1942:

Grauman's Chinese Theatre 15th Birthday Today

Reported Gross "Twin Beds" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, May 20, 1942
$9,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,357
--
1 Week
 
$9,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, May 21, 1942 - Wednesday, May 27, 1942 (1 Week)
Rio Rita
Starring Bud Abbott
and Lou Costello
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
91 Minutes
Sunday Punch
Starring William Lundigan
and Jean Rogers
Directed by David Miller
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
76 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Tuesday, May 26, 1942
Joan Fontaine (24) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Rio Rita" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, May 27, 1942
$10,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,471
--
1 Week
 
$10,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, May 28, 1942 - Wednesday, June 3, 1942 (1 Week)
Moontide
Starring Jean Gabin
and Ida Lupino
Directed by Archie Mayo
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
94 Minutes
Rings on Her Fingers
Starring Henry Fonda
and Gene Tierney
Directed by Rouben Mamoulian
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
86 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Moontide" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, June 3, 1942
$12,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,785
--
1 Week
 
$12,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, June 4, 1942 - Wednesday, June 10, 1942 (1 Week)
Tortilla Flat
Starring Spencer Tracy
and Hedy Lamarr
Directed by Victor Fleming
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
105 Minutes
Nazi Agent
Starring Conrad Veidt
and Ann Ayars
Directed by Jules Dassin
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
83 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Tortilla Flat" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, June 10, 1942
$14,750
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,107
--
1 Week
 
$14,750
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, June 11, 1942 - Wednesday, June 17, 1942 (1 Week)
This Above All
Starring Tyrone Power and Joan Fontaine
Directed by Antatole Litvak
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
110 Minutes
"Winning Your Wings" with James Stewart / Directed by John Huston / Produced by the U.S. Army Air Forces / A Warner Bros. Pictures Release
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "This Above All" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Wednesday, June 17, 1942
35
$14,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,000
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $400
35
$14,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, June 18, 1942 - Wednesday, June 24, 1942 (1 Week)
Ship Ahoy
Starring Eleanor Powell
and Red Skelton
Directed by Edward Buzzell
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
95 Minutes
Fingers at the Window
Starring Lew Ayres
and Laraine Day
Directed by Charles Lederer
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
80 Minutes
  "Barbee-cues" with Pete Smith / Directed by Will Jason / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Thursday, June 18, 1942
Red Skelton (28) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Ship Ahoy" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, June 24, 1942
$12,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,743
--
1 Week
 
$12,200
Source: Variety
 
 
=
Thursday, June 25, 1942 - Wednesday, July 1, 1942 (1 Week)
Ten Gentlemen from West Point
Starring George Montgomery
and Maureen O'Hara
Directed by Henry Hathaway
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
102 Minutes
Secret Agent of Japan
Starring Preston Foster
and Lynn Bari
Directed by Irving Pichel
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
72 Minutes
  "Get ready to celebrate Sunday, June 28: War Heroes Day, with bells and parade"
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Ten Gentlemen from West Point" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, July 1, 1942
$9,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,386
--
1 Week
 
$9,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, July 2, 1942 - Wednesday, July 8, 1942 (1 Week)
Maisie Gets Her Man
Starring Ann Sothern
and Red Skelton
Directed by Roy Del Ruth
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
86 Minutes
I Married An Angel
Starring Jeanette MacDonald
and Nelson Eddy
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
84 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Maisie Gets Her Man" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, July 8, 1942
$14,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,000
--
1 Week
 
$14,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, July 9, 1942 - Wednesday, July 15, 1942 (1 Week)
Her Cardboard Lover
Starring Norma Shearer
and Robert Taylor
Directed by George Cukor
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
93 Minutes
Grand Central Murder
Starring Van Heflin
and Patricia Dane
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
73 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Her Cardboard Lover" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, July 15, 1942
$10,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,214
--
1 Week
 
$10,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, July 16, 1942 - Wednesday, July 22, 1942 (1 Week)
Tarzan's New York Adventure
Starring Johnny Weissmuller
and Maureen O'Sullivan
Directed by Richard Thorpe
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
71 Minutes
Pacific Rendezvous
Starring Lee Bowman
and Jean Rogers
Directed by George Sidney
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
76 Minutes
  "Further Prophecies of Nostradamus" with Carey Wilson / Directed by David Miller / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Tarzan's New York Adventure" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, July 22, 1942
$7,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,000
--
1 Week
 
$7,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, July 23, 1942 - Wednesday, July 28, 1942 (1 Week)
Mrs. Miniver
Starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon
Directed by William Wyler
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
134 Minutes
Awarded "Best Picture" by AMPAS, Thursday, March 4, 1943, in the Cocoanut Grove of the Ambassador Hotel
"Puss 'n Toots" with Tom and Jerry / Directed by Joseph Barbera ans William Hanna / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Cartoon in Technicolor
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire
United Artists Theatre, Downtown
Fox Wilshire Theatre, Beverly Hills
Thursday, July 23, 1942
Greer Garson (33) Forecourt Ceremonies
Friday, July 24, 1942
Edward G. Robinson (48), Charles Laughton (43), Charles Boyer (42), Henry Fonda (37), and Rita Hayworth (23) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Mrs. Miniver" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Wednesday, July 28, 1942
35
$17,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,428
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $486
35
$17,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, July 29, 1942 - Tuesday, August 4, 1942 (1 Week)
The Magnificent Dope
Starring Henry Fonda
and Lynn Bari
Directed by Walter Lang
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
83 Minutes
It Happened in Flatbush
Starring Lloyd Nolan
and Carole Landis
Directed by Ray McCarey
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
80 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Magnificent Dope" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, August 4, 1942 (6 Days)
$9,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,550
--
1 Week
 
$9,300
Source: Variety
 
 
World Premiere, Wednesday, August 5, 1942 @ 8:30 PM
Regular Engagement: Thursday, August 6, 1942 - Wednesday, August 12, 1942 (1 Week)
Tales of Manhattan
Starring Charles Boyer
and Rita Hayworth
Directed by Julian Duvivier
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
118 Minutes
The Man Who Wouldn't Die
Starring Lloyd Nolan
and Marjorie Weaver
Directed by Herbert I. Leeds
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
65 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
United Artists Theatre, Downtown
Fox Wilshire Theatre, Beverly Hills
4 Star Theatre, Mid-Wilshire (The Man Who Wouldn't Die did not play here)

Reported Gross "Tales of Manhattan" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, August 12, 1942 (8 Days)
$17,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,428
--
1 Week
 
$17,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, August 13, 1942 - Wednesday, August 19, 1942 (1 Week)
Footlight Serenade
Starring John Payne
and Betty Grable
Directed by Gregory Ratoff
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
80 Minutes
Whispering Ghosts
Starring Milton Berle
and Brenda Joyce
Directed by Alfred L. Werker
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
75 Minutes
  "Your Air-Raid Warden" A 20th Century-Fox Short Subject
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Footlight Serenade" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, August 19, 1942
$9,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $
--
1 Week
 
$9,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, August 20, 1942 - Wednesday, August 26, 1942 (1 Week)
Jackass Mail
Starring Wallace Beery
and Marjorie Main
Directed by Norman Z. McLeod
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
79 Minutes
Calling Dr. Gillespie
Starring Lionel Barrymore
and Philip Dorn
Directed by Harold S. Buquet
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
84 Minutes
  "Cavalcade of Courage"
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Jackass Mail" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, August 26, 1942
$8,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,245
--
1 Week
 
$8,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, August 27, 1942 - Tuesday, September 1, 1942 (1 Week)
Orchestra Wives
Starring George Montgomery
and Ann Rutherford
Directed by Archie Mayo
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
98 Minutes
The Postman Didn't Ring
Starring Richard Travis
and Brenda Joyce
Directed by Harold D. Schuster
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
68 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Orchestra Wives" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, September 1, 1942 (6 Days)
$10,700
Totals
6 Days
Daily Average: $1,783
--
1 Week
 
$10,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Hollywood "Dimout" Pemiere, Wednesday, September 2, 1942 @ 8:30 PM
Regular Engagement: Thursday, September 3, 1942 - Wednesday, September 9, 1942 (1 Week)
The Pied Piper
Starring Monty Woolley
and Roddy McDowell
Directed by Irving Pichel
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
87 Minutes
A-Haunting We Will Go
Starring Stan Laurel
and Oliver Hardy
Directed by Alfred L. Werker
A Laurel and Hardy Feature Production
A 20th Century-Fox Release
68 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Fox Wilshire Theatre, Beverly Hills
United Artists Theatre, Downtown
4 Star Theatre, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "The Pied Piper" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, September 9, 1942 (8 Days)
$13,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,914
--
1 Week
 
$13,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, September 10, 1942 - Wednesday, September 16, 1942 (1 Week)
Crossroads
Starring William Powell
and Hedy Lamarr
Directed by Jack Conway
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
83 Minutes
The Affairs of Martha
Starring Marsha Hunt
and Richard Carlson
Directed by Jules Dassin
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
66 Minutes
  "Mr. Blabbermouth!" with John Nesbitt / Directed by Basil Wrangell / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Crossroads" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, September 16, 1942
$10,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,428
--
1 Week
 
$10,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, September 17, 1942 - Wednesday, September 23, 1942 (1 Week)
Panama Hattie
Starring Red Skelton
and Ann Sothern
Directed by Norman Z. McLeod
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
79 Minutes
Pierre of the Plains
Starring John Carroll
and Ruth Hussey
Directed by George B. Seitz
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
57 Minutes
  "The F-B-I Front" from The March of Time / A Time-Life Production / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Release
"MOVIEGOERS OF AMERICA! You are the spearhead of the 'BUY A BOND TO HONOR EVERY MOTHER'S SON IN SERVICE' on Sale at This Theatre - No Waiting!"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Panama Hattie" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, September 23, 1942
$10,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,457
--
1 Week
 
$10,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, September 24, 1942 - Wednesday, September 30, 1942 (1 Week)
Iceland
Starring Sonja Henie
and John Payne
Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
79 Minutes
Little Tokyo U.S.A.
Starring Preston Foster
and Brenda Joyce
Directed by Otto Brower
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
64 Minutes
  "The Battle of Midway" with Henry Fonda / Directed by John Ford / A War Activities Committee Production in Technicolor / A 20th Century-Fox Release
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Iceland" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, September 30, 1942
$11,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,985
--
1 Week
 
$11,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, October 1, 1942 - Wednesday, October 7, 1942 (1 Week)
Somewhere I'll Find You
Starring Clark Gable
and Lana Turner
Directed by Wesley Ruggles
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
108 Minutes
Just Off Broadway
Starring Lloyd Nolan
and Marjorie Weaver
Directed by Herbert I. Leeds
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
65 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "Somewhere I'll Find You" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, October 7, 1942
$14,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,071
--
1 Week
 
$14,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, October 8, 1942 - Wednesday, October 14, 1942 (1 Week)
A Yank at Eton
Starring Mickey Rooney
and Edmund Gwenn
Directed by Norman Taurog
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
88 Minutes
Berlin Correspondent
Starring Virginia Gilmore
and Dana Andrews
Directed by Eugene Forde
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
70 Minutes
  "The Sleep Walker" Starring Pluto / Directed by Clyde Geronomi / A Walt Disney Cartoon in Technicolor, released by R-K-O-Radio Pictures
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "A Yank at Eton" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, October 14, 1942
$11,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,642
--
1 Week
 
$11,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, October 15, 1942 - Wednesday, October 21, 1942 (1 Week)
Girl Trouble
Starring Don Ameche
and Joan Bennett
Directed by Harold D. Schuster
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
81 Minutes
The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe
Starring Linda Darnell
and Shepperd Strudwick
Directed by Harry Lachman
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
67 Minutes
  "The Fighting French" from The March of Time / A Time-Life Production / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Release
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Girl Trouble" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, October 22, 1942
$7,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,085
--
1 Week
 
$7,600
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, October 22, 1942 - Wednesday, October 28, 1942 (1 Week)
Springtime in the Rockies
Starring Betty Grable
and John Payne
Directed by Irving Cummings
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
91 Minutes
The World at War
Directed by Lowell Mellett
Produced by the Office of Emergency Management
Released by the War Activities Committee of the Motion Picture Industry
66 Minutes
  "Magic Alphabet" with John Nesbitt / Directed by Jacques Tourneur / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Springtime in the Rockies" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, October 22, 1942
$12,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,714
--
1 Week
 
$12,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, October 29, 1942 - Wednesday, November 4, 1942 (1 Week)
Cairo
Starring Jeanette MacDonald
and Robert Young
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
101 Minutes
Apache Trail
Starring Lloyd Nolan
and Donna Reed
Directed by Richard Thorpe
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
66 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Cairo" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, November 4, 1942
$9,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,285
--
1 Week
 
$9,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, November 5, 1942 - Wednesday, November 11, 1942 (1 Week)
Thunder Birds
Starring Gene Tierney
and Preston Foster
Directed by William Wellman
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
78 Minutes
Careful, Soft Shoulders
Starring Virginia Bruce
and James Ellison
Directed by Oliver H.P. Garrett
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
69 Minutes
  "It's Everybody's War" with Henry Fonda / Produced by 20th Century-Fox for the U.S. Office of War Information
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Thunder Birds" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, November 11, 1942
$11,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,571
--
1 Week
 
$11,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, November 12, 1942 - Wednesday, November 18, 1942 (1 Week)
The Black Swan
Starring Tyrone Power
and Maureen O'Hara
Directed by Henry King
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
87 Minutes
The Man in the Trunk
Starring Lynne Roberts
and George Holmes
Directed by Malcolm St. Clair
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
71 Minutes
  "Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Black Swan" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, November 18, 1942
$15,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,171
--
1 Week
 
$15,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, November 18, 1942 - Tuesday, November 24, 1942 (1 Week)
Tish
Starring Marjorie Main
and Zazu Pitts
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
84 Minutes
The War Against Mrs. Hadley
Starring Edward Arnold
and Fay Bainter
Directed by Harold S. Bucquet
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
84 Minutes
  "Mr. and Mrs. America" from The March of Time / A Time-Life Production / R-K-O Radio Pictures Release
"Near your home is a BUS or a STREETCAR to take you direct to OUR THEATRES."
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Tish" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, November 24, 1942
$8,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,185
--
1 Week
 
$8,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, November 25, 1942 - Wednesday, December 2, 1942 (1 Week)
For Me and My Gal
Starring Judy Garland
and George Murphy
Directed by Busby Berkeley
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
104 Minutes
The Omaha Trail
Starring James Craig
and Pamela Blake
Directed by Edward Buzzell
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
62 Minutes
  "Near your home is a BUS or a STREETCAR to take you direct to OUR THEATRES."
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "For Me and My Gal" @ 33¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, December 2, 1942
$14,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,100
--
1 Week
 
$14,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, December 3, 1942 - Wednesday, December 9, 1942 (1 Week)
White Cargo
Starring Hedy Lamarr
and Walter Pidgeon
Directed by Richard Thorpe
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
88 Minutes
Eyes in the Night
Starring Edward Arnold
and Ann Harding
Directed by Fred Zinnemann
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
80 Minutes
  "Near your home is a BUS or a STREETCAR to take you direct to OUR THEATRES."
"Avenge December 7th! Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Fox Ritz Theatre, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "White Cargo" @ 33¢ - 85¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, December 9, 1942
$11,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,642
--
1 Week
 
$11,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, December 10, 1942 - Wednesday, December 16, 1942 (1 Week)
Life Begins at Eight-Thirty
Starring Monty Woolley
and Ida Lupino
Directed by Irving Pichel
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
85 Minutes
We Are the Marines
Narrated by Westbrook Van Voorhis
Directed by Louis De Rochemont
A March of Time Feature for Time/Life Productions
A 20th Century-Fox Release
70 Minutes
  "T-Bone for Two" Starring Pluto / Directed by Clyde Geronimi / A Walt Disney Production in Technicolor / An R-K-O-Radio Pictures Release
"Pearl Harbor Bombing in Movies" filmed on the spot by the only cameraman there! A Fox Movietone Presentation (subect to Air Mail delivery)
Date and Date for "Pearl Harbor Bombing in Movies"
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown / Fox Ritz Theatre, Mid-Wilshire / United Artists Theatre, Downtown / Fox Whilshire Theatre, Mid-Wilshire
"Near your home is a BUS or a STREETCAR to take you direct to OUR THEATRES."
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Fox Ritz Theatre, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "Life Begins at Eight-Thirty" @ 33¢ - 85¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, December 16, 1942
$7,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,100
--
1 Week
 
$7,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, December 17, 1942 - Wednesday, December 23, 1942 (1 Week)
I Married a Witch
Starring Fredric March
and Veronica Lake
Directed by René Clair
A René Clair Production
A United Artists Release
77 Minutes
Silver Queen
Starring George Brent
and Pricilla Lane
Directed by Lloyd Bacon
A Harry Sherman Production
A United Artists Release
80 Minutes
  "Near your home is a BUS or a STREETCAR to take you direct to OUR THEATRES."
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Fox Ritz Theatre, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "I Married a Witch" @ 33¢ - 85¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, December 23, 1942
$8,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,257
--
1 Week
 
$8,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, December 24, 1942 - Wednesday, December 30, 1942 (1 Week)
Arabian Nights
Starring Jon Hall
and Maria Montez
Directed by John Rawlins
A Walter Wanger Production in Technicolor
A Universal Pictues Release
86 Minutes
Time to Kill
Starring Lloyd Nolan
and Heather Angel
Directed by Herbert I. Leeds
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
61 Minutes
  "How to Swim" Starring Goofy / Directed by Jack Kinney / A Walt Disney Production in Technicolor / An R-K-O-Radio Pictures Release
"Near your home is a BUS or a STREETCAR to take you direct to OUR THEATRES."
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Fox Ritz Theatre, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "Arabian Nights" @ 33¢ - 85¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, December 30, 1942
$13,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,857
--
1 Week
 
$13,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, December 31, 1942 - Wednesday, January 6, 1943 (1 Week)
Random Harvest
Starring Ronald Colman and Greer Garson
Directed by Mervyn LeRoy
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
126 Minutes
Thursday, December 31, 1942
"Der Fuerer's Face" Starring Donald Duck / Directed by Jack Kinney / A Walt Disney Production in Technicolor / An R-K-O-Radio Pictures Release
New Year's Show, at Seats: $1.00
"Near your home is a BUS or a STREETCAR to take you direct to OUR THEATRES."
"Buy U.S. Stamps and Bonds Now! At Box-Office"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Fox Ritz Theatre, Mid-Wilshire
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire
 
 
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