Invitational Premiere, Wednesday, December 27, 1944 @ 8:30 PM
Regular Engagement: Thursday, December 28, 1944 - Thursday, January 11, 1945 (2 Weeks)
Winged Victory
Starring Lon McCallister and Jeanne Crain
Directed by George Cukor
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
130 Minutes
"Tiger Trouble" Starring Goofy / Directed by Jack Kinney / A Walt Disney Production / An R-K-O- Radio Pictures Release
Day and Date:
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Winged Victory" @ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Thursday, January 4, 1945 (9 Days)
41
$23,100
2
Thursday, January 11, 1945
35
$12,600
Totals
16 Days
Daily Average: $2,231
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $470
76
$35,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, January 12, 1945 - Thursday, January 25, 1945 (2 Weeks)
The Keys of the Kingdom
Starring Gregory Peck and Thomas Mitchell
Directed by John M. Stahl
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
137 Minutes
"Polar Pest" Starring Barney Bear / Directed by George Gordon / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Cartoon in Technicolor
Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Keys of the Kingdom" @ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Thursday, January 18, 1945
35
$17,000
2
Thursday, January 25, 1945
35
$10,200
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $1,957
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $391
70
$27,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, January 26, 1945 - Thursday, February 1, 1945 (1 Week)
Lost in a Harem
Starring Bud Abbott
and Lou Costello
Directed by Charles Reisner
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
89 Minutes

Blonde Fever
Starring Philip Dorn
and Mary Astor
Directed by Richard Whorf
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
69 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Lost in a Harem" @ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, February 1, 1945
$16,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,571
--
1 Week
 
$11,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, February 2, 1945 - Thursday, February 15, 1945 (2 Weeks)
Belle of the Yukon
Starring Randolph Scott
and Gypsy Rose Lee
Directed by William A. Seiter
An International Pictures Production
In Technicolor
An R-K-O Radio Pictures Release
83 Minutes

What a Blonde
Starring Leon Errol
and Richard Lane
Directed by Leslie Goodwins
An R-K-O Radio Picture
71 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Belle of the Yukon"@ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, February 8, 1945
$13,300
2
Thursday, February 15, 1945
$8,000
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $1,521
--
2 Weeks
 
$21,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, February 16, 1945 - Wednesday, February 28, 1945 (2 Weeks)
Thunderhead, Son of Flicka
Starring Roddy McDowall
and Preston Foster
Directed by Louis King
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
78 Minutes

Circumstantial Evidence
Starring Michael O'Shea
and Lloyd Nolan
Directed by John Larkin
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
68 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Wednesday, February 21, 1945
Jack Oakie (41) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Thunderhead, Son of Flicka"@ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, February 22, 1945
$14,100
2
Wednesday, February 28, 1945 (6 Days)
$9,300
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $1,671
--
2 Weeks
 
$23,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Premiere, Thursday, March 1, 1945 @ 8:30 PM
Regular Engagement: Friday, March 2, 1945 - Thursday, March 29, 1945 (4 Weeks)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Starring Dorothy McGuire and Joan Blondell
Directed by Elia Kazan
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
129 Minutes
"FREE! 1,000 Grandstand Seats in Forecourt!
All Premiere Proceeds Benefit Naval Aid Auxilliary"
Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Added Thursday, March 22, 1945: Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire
Thursday, March 15, 1945 @ 8:00 PM

© A.M.P.A.S.
The 17th Annual Academy Awards of Merit
Presented by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Broadcast Overseas by the Armed Forces Radio Service and the American Broadcasting Company, John Cromwell and Bob Hope , Masters of Ceremony

Charles Brackett, Program Director
Mervyn LeRoy, General Stage Manager
Franz Waxman, Musical Director

Part One:


John Cromwell, Master of Ceremonies
"The Star Spangled Banner"


Honorary Award to Bob Hope - Presented by Walter Wanger
For his many services to the Academy (Lifetime Membership to AMPAS)
--
Awards for Documentary - Presented by John Cromwell

For Short Subject Documentary:
"With the Marines at Tarawa" - United States Marine Corps., Award accepted by General Julian Smith, U.S.M.C.

For Feature-Length Documentary:
"The Fighting Lady" - United States Navy and 20th Century-Fox. Award accepted by Rear Admiral D. C. Rawsey, U.S.N.
--
Awards for Short Subjects - Presented by John Cromwell

For Cartoon Short Subject:
"Mouse Trouble" - Frederick Quimby, Producer

For One-Reel Short Subject:
"Who's Who in Animal Land"- Jerry Fairbanks, Producer

For Two-Reel Short Subjects:
"I Won't Play" - Gordon Hollingshead, Producer
--
Awards for Scientific or Technical Achievements - Presented by John Cromwell

Class II Award (Sound)
Stephen Dunn and the RKO Radio Studio Sound Department and the Radio Corporation of America for the design and development of the electronic compressor-limitor.

Class III Award (Laboratory):
Linwood G. Dunn and Cecil Love and the Acme Tool Manufacturing Company for the design and construction of the Acme-Dunn Optical Printer.

Class III Award (Sound)
Grover Laube of the 20th Century-Fox Camera Depatment for the development of a continuous loop projection device.

Class III Award (Sound)
Western Electric Company for the design and construction of the 1126A Limiting Amplifier for variable density sound recording.

Class III Award (Stage Operations)
Russell Brown, Ray Hinsdale, Joseph E. Robbins for the development and production use of the Paramount floating hydraulic boat rocker.

Class III Award (Photography)
Gordon Jennings for the design and construction of the Paramount nodal point tripod.

Class III Award (Sound)
Radio Corporation of America and the RKO Radio Studio Sound Department for the design and construction of the RKO reverberation chamber.

Class III Award (Stage Operations)
Daniel J. Bloomberg and the Republic Studio Sound Department for the design and development of a multi-interlock selector switch.

Class III Award (Sound)
Bernard B. Brown and John P. Livadary for the design and development of a separate soloist and chorus recording room.

Class III Award (Laboratory)
Paul Zeff, S.J. Twinning, George Seid of the Columbia Studio Laboratory for the formula and application to production of a simplified variable area sound negative developer.

Class III Award (Special Photographic)
Paul K. Lerpae for the design and construction of the Paramount traveling matte projection and photographing device.
--
Award for Film Editing - Presented by John Cromwell

"Wilson" - Barbara McLean
--
Award for Sound Recording - Presented by John Cromwell

"Wilson" - 20th Century-Fox Studio Sound Department, Edmund H. Hanson, Sound Director
--
Award for Special Effects - Presented by John Cromwell

"Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" - Photographic Effects by A. Arnold Gillespie, Donald Jahraus and Warren Newcombe, Sound Effects by Douglas Shearer
--
Awards for Music - Presented by John Cromwell

For Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
"Since You Went Away" - Max Steiner

For Music Scoring of a Musical PIcture
"Cover Girl" - Carmen Dragon and Morris Stoloff
--
Awards for Art Direction and Interior Decoration - Presented by John Cromwell

For Blank and White:
"Gaslight" - Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons, Associate Art Direction: William Ferrari, Set Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, Associate Set Decorator: Paul Huldschinsky

For Color:
"Wilson" - Art Direction: Wiard Ihnen, Set Decoration: Thomas Little

Ed Gardner
Abe Burrows
The Andrews Sisters
Danny Kaye

INTERMISSION

Part Two:

Bob Hope, Master of Ceremonies
--
Award for Song for a Motion Picture - Presented by Bob Hope
"Swinging on a Star" from "Going My Way" - Music by Jimmy Van Heusen, Lyric by Johnny Burke
--
Awards for Cinematography - Presented by Bob Hope

For Black and White:
"Laura" - Joseph LaShelle

For Color:
"Wilson" - Leon Shamroy
--
Awards for Writing - Presented by Hugo Butler

For Original Motion Picture Story:
"Going My Way" - Leo McCarey

For Original Screenplay:
"Wilson" - Lamar Trotti

For Screenplay:
"Going My Way" - Frank Butler, Frank Cavett
--
Award for Direction - Presented by Mervyn LeRoy

"Going My Way" - Leo McCarey
--
Award for Most Outstanding Motion Picture of the Year - Presented by Hal B. Wallis

"Going My Way" - Leo McCarey, Producer for Paramount Pictures
--
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award - Presented by Norma Shearer

To Darryl F. Zanuck
--
Juvenile Award - Presented by Bob Hope
Margaret O'Brien - "Meet Me in St. Louis"
--
Award for Supporting Actor - Presented by Charles Coburn

"Going My Way" - Barry Fitzgerald
--
Award for Supporting Actress - Presented by Teresa Wright

"None But the Lonely Heart" - Ethel Barrymore (Award accepted by Charles Koerner)
--
Award for Actor - Presented by Cary Cooper

"Going My Way" - Bing Crosby
--
Award for Actress - Presented by Jennifer Jones

"Gaslight" - Ingrid Bergman
--
Sam Ledner, Stage Manager

Tonight's program is dedicated to the memory of Mark Sandrich whose basic plan has been followed in the presentation of this 17th Annual Awards Program.

ACADEMY OFFICERS
Walter Wagner - President
Jean Hersholt - Vice President
Michael Curtiz - Vice-President
Ronald Colman - Vice-President
Mary C. McCall, Jr., Vice-President
Nat W. Finston - Treasurer
Gordon Hollingshead - Assistant Treasurer
Loyd Wright - Counsel
John LeRoy Johnston - Secretary
W. B. Ihnen - Assistant Secretary
Mrs. Donald Gledhill - Executive Secretary

BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Charles Brackett
Harry Brand
Ronald Colman
Michael Curtiz
Hector S. Dods
Farciot Edouart
Nat W. Finston
Y. Frank Freeman
Mary C. McCall, Jr.
E. J. Mannix
Thomas T. Moulton
George R. Murphy
Mark Sandrich
Walter Wanger
Sam Wood

AWARDS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Walter Wanger, Chairman
Charles Brackett
Donald Crisp
Alex Evelove
Nat W. Finston
Y. Frank Freeman
Mrs. Donald Gledhill
Hal Hall
John LeRoy Johnston
John C. Lee
Mervyn LeRoy
E. J. Mannix
Mary C. McCall, Jr.
Arch Reeve
Loyd Wright

DOCUMENTARY AWARDS COMMITTEE
William Dozier, Chairman
Nunnaly Johnson
Kenneth McGowan
William C. Menzies
John Mock
Harriet Parsons
Joseph Sistrom
Sidney Solow
Frank Tuttle

AWARDS MUSIC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Nat W. Finston, Chairman
Constantin Bakaleinikoff
Louis Lipstone
Abe Meyer
Charles Previn
Walter Scharf
Ned Washington

AWARDS SHORT SUBJECTS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Jules White, Chairman
Walter Lance
Louis Notarius
Pete Smith

AWARDS SCREENING COMMITTEE
Daniel O'Shea, Chairman
Maxwell Arnow
William Dozier
Jacob Karp

AWARDS PRESENTATION COMMITTEES:

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Charles Brackett, Chairman
Harry Brand
Hector Dods
Farciot Edouart
Jean Hersholt
Wiard Ihnen
Charles Koerner
Mervyn LeRoy
Mary C. McCall, Jr.
Thomas Noulton
George R. Murphy
Alfred Newman
Frederick Richards
Joseph Sistrom
Franz Waxman
William H. Ziegler

FILM PRESENTATION COMMITTEE
Deleon Anthony
N. Edward Beck
John Beck, Jr.
George Berthelon
Daniel J. Bloomberg
Abram Burrows
Dunlan Burrows
John W. Cutting
Kenneth Deland
Douglas Denis
Howard Dimsdale
Hal Elias
Saul Elkins
Ben A. Englander
Al Fisher
William Golden
Roger Heman
Bernard Herzbrun
Gordon Hollingshead
Stacy Keach
William F. Kelly
Hal C. Kern
Henry King
Harry Kleiner
Ring Lardner, Jr.
Sam Lederer
Robert Lees
ClarenceLogan
J. P. McGowan
Louis Mesenkop
Peter Milne
Zion Myers
Clem Portman
Fred Pressburger
Frederik Rinaldo
Charles R. Rogers
DeVallon Scott
C. O. Slyfield
Leonard Smith
I. James Wilkinson
Carey Wilson
William Winter
Dwight Wylie

PRESS COMMITTEE
John Joseph, Chairman
Harry Brand
Hal Hall
John LeRoy Johnson
Arch Reeve

TRAFFIC COMMITTEE
Whitey Hendry, Chairman
Capt. Lee C. German
Lt. William H. Wingard

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

To Hollywood studios, executives, and the personnel of our industry whose generosity and cooperation made this program possible;
To Mr. Charles Skouras and Fox West Coast Theatres for donating the facilities of Grauman's Chinese Theatre;
To the artists who appear on the program;
To the many committees and individual members who have contributed invaluable time and effort;
To the Screen Actors Guild, the Screen Directors Guild, the Screen Writers Guild, the Assiciation of Motion Picture Producers, Theatre Authority, Hollywood Victory Committee, Musicians Mutual Protective Association, and Radio Corporation of America for their cooperation.

Tonight for the first time, the Blue Network of The American Broadcasting Company broadcasts coast-to-coast the ceremonies attending the 17th Annual Awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, thus through the medium of radio, all America, which has benefitted from the efforts of those we honor tonight, is here with us in spirit to applaud.


© A.M.P.A.S.
 
Reported Gross "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" @ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Thursday, March 8, 1945 (8 Days)
41
$22,300
2
Thursday, March 15, 1945 (6 Days)
30
$13,400
3
Thursday, March 22, 1945
35
$11,300
4
Thursday, March 29, 1945
35
$8,000
Totals
28 Days
Daily Average: $1,964
--
--
4 Weeks
Average Performance: $390
141
$55,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, March 30, 1945 - Thursday, April 5, 1945 (1 Week)
Hangover Square
Starring Laird Cregar
and Linda Darnell
Directed by John Brahm
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
77 Minutes

Swing in the Saddle
Starring Jane Frazee
and The Hoosier Hotshots
Directed by Lew Landers
A Columbia Picture
69 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown,
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "Hangover Square" @ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, April 5, 1945
$12,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,771
--
1 Week
 
$12,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, April 6, 1945 - Thursday, April 12, 1945 (1 Week)
The Thin Man Goes Home
Starring William Powell and Myrna Loy
Directed by Richard Thorpe
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
100 Minutes
"Memo from Britain" from The March of Time / A Time-Life Production / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Release
Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown,
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "The Thin Man Goes Home" @ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Thursday, April 12, 1945
35
$11,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,685
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $337
35
$11,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, April 13, 1945 - Thursday, April 19, 1945 (1 Week)
Sudan
Starring Maria Montez
and Jon Hall
Directed by John Rawlins
A Universal Picture
In Technicolor
76 Minutes

I'll Remember April
Starring Gloria Jean
and Kirby Grant
Directed by Harold Young
A Universal Picture
63 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown,
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire
Saturday, April 14, 1945:

 
"This Great Nation Shall Endure As It Has Endured"
-President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Out of respect to the passing of a great and beloved man, whose memory will remain in the hearts of all Americans, Fox West Coast Theatres everywhere, including Loew's State, Los Angeles, United Artists, Grauman's Chinese, Ritz, Egyptian, Guild, 4 Star, Carthay Circle, Uptown and Fox Wilshire in Los Angeles and Hollywood, will remain closed until six o'clock tonight.
 

Reported Gross "Sudan" @ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, April 19, 1945
$10,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,514
--
1 Week
 
$10,600
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, April 20, 1945 - Thursday, April 26, 1945 (1 Week)
Dark Waters
Starring Merle Oberon
and Franchot Tone
Directed by André De Toth
A Benedict Bogeaus Production
A United Artists Release
90 Minutes

Eve Knew Her Apples
Starring Ann Miller
and William Wright
Directed by Will Jason
A Columbia Picture
64 Minutes

  "Last Showing of 'Dark Waters' Starts at 10:20 PM All Theatres"
Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown,
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "Dark Waters" @ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, April 28, 1945
$12,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,771
--
1 Week
 
$12,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, April 27, 1945 - Thursday, May 10, 1945 (2 Weeks)
A Royal Scandal
Starring Tallulah Bankhead
and Charles Coburn
Directed by Otto Preminger
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
94 Minutes

Molly and Me
Starring Gracie Fields
and Monty Woolley
Directed by Lewis Seiler
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
73 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Added Friday, May 4, 1945: Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "A Royal Scandal"@ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, May 3, 1945
$17,600
2
Thursday, May 10, 1945
$10,300
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $1,993
--
2 Weeks
 
$27,900
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, May 11, 1945 - Thursday, May 17, 1945 (1 Week)
Guest in the House
Starring Anne Baxter
and Ralph Bellamy
Directed by John Brahm
A Hunt Stromberg Production
A United Artists Release
121 Minutes

The Bullfighters
Starring Stan Laurel
and Oliver Hardy
Directed by Malcolm St. Clair
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
61 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Guest in the House" @ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, May 17, 1945
$11,100
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,585
--
1 Week
 
$11,100
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, May 18, 1945 - Thursday, June 7, 1945 (3 Weeks)
Diamond Horseshoe
Starring Betty Grable
and Dick Haymes
Directed by George Seaton
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
104 Minutes

Escape in the Fog
Starring Otto Kruger
and Nina Foch
Directed by Budd Boetticher
A Columbia Picture
65 Minutes

  "Buy Bonds Now for the 7th War Loan"
Friday, May 18, 1945:

Grauman's Chinese Theatre 18th Birthday Today
Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Diamond Horseshoe"@ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, May 24, 1945
$18,100
2
Thursday, May 31, 1945
$15,000
3
Thursday, June 7, 1945
$8,600
Totals
21 Days
Daily Average: $1,985
--
--
3 Weeks
 
$41,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, June 8, 1945 - Thursday, June 21, 1945 (2 Weeks)
Between Two Women
Starring Van Johnson
and Lionel Barrymore
Directed by Willis Goldbeck
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
83 Minutes

Main Street After Dark
Starring Edward Arnold
and Hume Cronyn
Directed by Edward L. Cahn
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
57 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Between Two Women"@ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, June 14, 1945
$14,800
2
Thursday, June 21, 1945 (6 Days)
$8,700
Totals
13 Days
Daily Average: $1,807
--
--
2 Weeks
 
$23,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, June 22, 1945 - Thursday, July 5, 1945 (2 Weeks)
Blood on the Sun
Starring James Cagney
and Sylvia Sidney
Directed by Frank Lloyd
A William Cagney Production
A United Artists Release
98 Minutes

The Town Went Wild
Starring Freddie Bartholomew
and Jimmy Lydon
Directed by Ralph Murphy
A Roth-Green-Rouse Production
A Producers Releasing Corporation Release
77 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Blood on the Sun"@ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, June 28, 1945
$15,700
2
Thursday, July 5, 1945
$11,900
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $1,971
--
2 Weeks
 
$27,600
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, July 6, 1945 - Thursday, July 12, 1945 (1 Week)
Son of Lassie
Starring Peter Lawford
and Donald Crisp
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
In Technicolor
102 Minutes

Penthouse Rhythm
Starring Kirby Grant
and Lois Collier
Directed by Edward F. Cline
A Universal Picture
60 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Son of Lassie" @ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, July 12, 1945
$11,900
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,700
--
1 Week
 
$11,900
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, July 13, 1945 - Thursday, July 26, 1945 (2 Weeks)
Nob Hill
Starring George Raft
and Joan Bennett
Directed by Henry Hathaway
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
95 Minutes

The Caribbean Mystery
Starring James Dunn
and Shelia Ryan
Directed by Robert D. Webb
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
65 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Nob Hill"@ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, July 19, 1945
$17,800
2
Thursday, July 26, 1945
$10,600
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $1,457
--
2 Weeks
 
$28,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, July 27, 1945 - Thursday, August 9, 1945 (2 Weeks)
Where Do We Go from Here?
Starring Fred MacMurray
and Joan Leslie
Directed by Gregory Ratoff
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
74 Minutes

Within These Walls
Starring Thomas Mitchell
and Mary Anderson
Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
71 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Added Friday, August 3, 1945:
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre
, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "Where Do We Go from Here?"@ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, August 2, 1945
$17,300
2
Thursday, August 9, 1945
$8,900
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $1,886
--
2 Weeks
 
$26,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, August 10, 1945 - Thursday, August 23, 1945 (2 Weeks)
Junior Miss
Starring Peggy Ann Garner
and Allyn Joslyn
Directed by George Seaton
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
94 Minutes

The Gay Senorita
Starring Jinx Falkenburg
and Jim Bannon
Directed by Arthur Dreifuss
A Columbia Picture
69 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Added Friday, August 17, 1945:
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre
, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "Junior Miss"@ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, August 16, 1945
$14,400
2
Thursday, August 23, 1945
$8,700
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $1,650
--
2 Weeks
 
$23,100
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, August 24, 1945 - Thursday, September 6, 1945 (2 Weeks)
Captain Eddie
Starring Fred MacMurray
and Lynn Bari
Directed by Lloyd Bacon
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
107 Minutes

The Shanghai Cobra
Starring Sidney Toler
and Mantan Moreland
Directed by Phil Karlson
A Monogram Picture
64 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Added Friday, August 17, 1945:
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre
, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "Captain Eddie"@ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, August 30, 1945
$14,900
2
Thursday, September 6, 1945
$8,900
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $1,700
--
2 Weeks
 
$23,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, September 7, 1945 - Thursday, September 20, 1945 (2 Weeks)
A Bell for Adano
Starring Gene Tierney
and John Hodiak
Directed by Henry King
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
103 Minutes

Ten Cents a Dance
Starring Jane Frazee
and Jimmy Lloyd
Directed by Will Jason
A Columbia Picture
60 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Added Friday, September 14, 1945:
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire
4 Star Theatre, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "Am Bell for Adano"@ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, September 13, 1945
$13,600
2
Thursday, September 20, 1945
$6,400
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $1,429
--
2 Weeks
 
$20,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, September 21, 1945 - Thursday, October 4, 1945 (2 Weeks)
Lady on a Train
Starring Deanna Durbin
and Ralph Bellamy
Directed by Charles David
A Universal Picture
94 Minutes

Swing Out Sister
Starring Rod Cameron
and Billie Burke
Directed by Edward C. Lilley
A Columbia Picture
60 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic

Reported Gross "Lady on a Train" @ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, September 27, 1945
$9,900
2
Thursday, October 4, 1945
$5,600
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $1,107
--
2 Weeks
 
$15,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, October 5, 1945 - Wednesday, October 17, 1945 (2 Weeks)
State Fair
Starring Jeanne Crain
and Dana Andrews
Directed by Walter Lang
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
100 Minutes

Mama Loves Papa
Starring Leon Errol
and Eliisabeth Risdon
Directed by Frank R. Strayer
A R-K-O Radio Picture
60 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic

Added October 12, 1945:
Fox Wilshire Theatre, Beverly Hills,
4 Star Theatre, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "State Fair" @ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, October 11, 1945
$15,000
2
Wednesday October 17, 1945 (6 Days)
$8,900
Totals
13 Days
Daily Average: $1,838
--
2 Weeks
 
$23,900
Source: Variety
 
 
Premiere, Thursday, October 18, 1945 @ 8:30 PM
Regular Engagement: Friday, October 19, 1945 - Thursday, November 8, 1945 (3 Weeks)
The House on 92nd Street
Starring William Eythe
and Lloyd Nolan
Directed by Henry Hatahway
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
88 Minutes

Divorce
Starring Kay Francis
and Bruce Cabot
Directed by William Nigh
A Monogram Picture
71 Minutes

  "No One Will Be Seated During Last 10 Min. of Picture!"
"1,000 Granstand Seats Free in the Chinese Forecourt! Lights! Glamour! Excitement!"
Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Wednesday, October 31, 1945
Jimmy Durante (52) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "The House on 92nd Street"@ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, October 25, 1945 (8 Days)
$18,400
2
Thursday, November 1, 1945
$13,500
3
Thursday, November 8, 1945
$10,700
Totals
22 Days
Daily Average: $1,936
--
3 Weeks
 
$42,600
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, November 9, 1945 - Thursday, December 13, 1945 (5 Weeks)
Spellbound
Starring Ingrid Bergman and Gregory Peck
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
A Selznick International Picture / A United Artists Release
111 Minutes


"Buy Your Victory Bonds Now!"
Friday, December 7, 1945:

"Be Our Guest! Patrons Purchasing Victory Bonds at These (Spellbound-playing) Theatres Today Only Will Be Admitted Free!"
Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Added Friday, December 7, 1945:
Fox Carthay Circle Theatre, Mid-Wilshire

Reported Gross "Spellbound" @ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Thursday, November 15, 1945
35
$27,500
2
Thursday, November 22, 1945
35
$23,000
3
Thursday, November 29, 1945
35
$16,100
4
Thursday, December 6, 1945
35
$13,100
5
Thursday, December 13, 1945
35
$9,200
Totals
35 Days
Daily Average: $2,080
--
--
5 Weeks
Average Performance: $416
175
$72,800
Source: Variety
 
Friday, December 14, 1945 - Thursday, December 27, 1945 (2 Weeks)
Fallen Angel
Starring Alice Faye
and Dana Andrews
Directed by Otto Preminger
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
98 Minutes

Senorita from the West
Starring Allan Jones
and Bonita Granville
Directed by Frank R. Strayer
A Universal Picture
63 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Fallen Angel" @ 50¢ - $1.00
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, December 20, 1945
$14,900
2
Thursday, December 27, 1945
$12,600
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $1,964
--
2 Weeks
 
$27,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, December 28, 1945 - Thursday, January 31, 1946 (5 Weeks)
Leave Her to Heaven
Starring Gene Tierney and Cornell Wilde
Directed by John M. Stahl
A 20th Century-Fox Picture in Technicolor
110 Minutes
"Badminton" with Pete Smith / Directed by Philip W. Anderson / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
Day and Date:
Fox Uptown Theatre, Western and Olympic
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
 
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