Hollywood Premiere, Wednesday, December 13, 1961 @ 8:30 PM
Regular Engagement: Thursday, December 14, 1961 - Thursday, January 17, 1963 (57 Weeks)
West Side Story
Starring Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer
Directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins
A United Artists Release in Panavision 70 and Technicolor
Presented in 70mm, and 6-Track Stereophonic Sound
152 Minutes
Awarded "Best Picture" by AMPAS, Monday, April 9, 1962, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica
Reserved Seat Engagement Seats at Box Office or by Mail

Prices and Showtimes:

Evenings (Monday - Thursday) at 8:30 PM, and (Sunday) at 8:00 PM:
Loge: $2.80 / Orchestra: $2.20 and $1.65

Evenings (Friday, Saturday and Holidays) at 8:30 PM:
Loge: $3.50 / Orchestra: $2.80 and $2.20

Matinee (Wednesday) at 2:00 PM:
Loge: $2.20 / Orchestra: $1.65 and $1.25

Matinee (Staurday) at 2:00 PM:
Loge: $2.50 / Orchestra: $2.00 and $1.45

Matinee (Sunday) at 2:00 PM:
Loge: $2.80 / Orchestra: $2.20 and $1.65
Thursday, January 3, 1963:

Fox West Coast Theatres is "A Part of the National General Corporation" for the first time

 
Friday, January 18, 1963 - Tuesday, February 19, 1963 (5 Weeks)
Son of Flubber
Starring Fred MacMurray and Nancy Olsen
Directed by Robert Stevenson
A Walt Disney Production / A Buena Vista Distribution Company Release
100 Minutes
Daily at: 12:00, 2:05, 4:10, 6:15, 8:20 and 10:25 PM

Reported Gross "Son of Flubber"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 22,1963 (5 Days)
30
 
2
Tuesday, January 29, 1963
42
 
3
Tuesday, February 5, 1963
42
 
4
Tuesday, February 12, 1963
42
 
5
Tuesday, February 19, 1963
42
 
Totals
33 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
5 Weeks
Average Performance: $
198
 
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, February 20, 1963 - Wednesday, April 10, 1963 (7 Weeks)
Fantasia
Hosted by Deems Taylor / Leopold Stokowski, Conductor
Directed by James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe, Norman Ferguson, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield and Ben Sharpsteen
A Walt Disney Production
Presented in SuperScope, Full Stereophonic Sound and Technicolor
A Buena Vista Distribution Company Release
115(?) Minutes
"Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom" Directed by Ward Kimball and Charles A. Nichols / A Walt Disney Production in CinemaScope, Technicolor and Stereophinic Sound / A Buena Vista Distribution Company Release
"Grand Canyon" Directed by James Algar / A Walt Disney Production in CinemaScope, Technicolor and Stereophonic Sound / A Buena Vista Distribution Company Release
Daily at: 12:00, 2:42, 5:24, 8:08 and 10:45

Reported Gross "Fantasia"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 26, 1963
35
 
2
Tuesday, March 5, 1963
35
 
3
Tuesday, March 12, 1963
35
 
4
Tuesday, March 19, 1963
35
 
5
Tuesday, March 26, 1963
35
 
6
Tuesday, April 2, 1963
35
 
7
Wednesday, April 10,1963 (8 Days)
40
 
Totals
50 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
7 Weeks
Average Performance: $
250
 
Source: Variety
 
Thursday, April 11, 1963 - Tuesday, April 30, 1963 (3 Weeks)
I Could Go on Singing
Starring Judy Garland and Dirk Bogarde
Directed by Ronald Neame
A Barbican Films Production in Technicolor and Panavision
A United Artists Release
100 Minutes
"Thin Along" with Jim Backus
Daily at: 12:15, 2:23, 4:17, 6:15, 8:13 and 10:11 PM

Reported Gross "I Could Go On Singing"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 16, 1963 (6 Days)
36
 
2
Tuesday, April 23, 1963
42
 
3
Tuesday, April 30, 1963
42
 
Totals
20 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
3 Weeks
Average Performance: $
120
 
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, May 1, 1963 - Thursday, May 23, 1963 (3 Weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird
Starring Gregory Peck and Mary Badham
Directed by Robert Mulligan
A Pakula-Mulligan, Bentwood Production
A Universal Pictures Release
129 Minutes
Day and Date:
Fox Wilshire Theatre, Beverly Hills (Film had First-Run at the Fox Wilshire Since the end of 1962 - ED)
From Friday, May 3, 1963:

Los Angeles Theatre, Downtown
Fox Wilshire Theatre, Beverly Hills
--
Fox Criterion Theatre, Santa Monica
Picwood Theatre, West Los Angeles
Loyola Theatre, Westchester
Academy Theatre, Ingelwood
Fox Redondo Theatre, Redondo Beach (with "30 Years of Fun")
Garmar Theatre, Montebello (with "30 Years of Fun")
Fox California Theatre, Huntington Park (with "30 Years of Fun")
Academy Theatre, Pasadena
El Portal Theatre, North Hollywood (with "30 Years of Fun")
Encino Theatre, Encino (with "30 Years of Fun")
Cornell Theatre, Burbank (with "30 Years of Fun")
Alex Theatre, Glendale (with "30 Years of Fun")
Studio Drive-In Theatre, Culver City (with "30 Years of Fun")
Century Drive-In Theatre, Ingelwood (with "30 Years of Fun")
Rosecrans Drive-In Theatre, Paramount (with "30 Years of Fun")
La Habra Drive-In Theatre, La Habra (with "30 Years of Fun")
Foothill Drive-In Theatre, Azusa (with "30 Years of Fun")
San Gabriel Drive-In Theatre, San Gabriel (with "30 Years of Fun")
Van Nuys Drive-In Theatre, Van Nuys (with "30 Years of Fun")
San Val Drive-In Theatre, Burbank (with "30 Years of Fun")
Canoga Park Drive-In Theatre, Canoga Park (with "30 Years of Fun")
San Pedro Drive-In Theatre, San Pedro (with "30 Years of Fun")
Nubell Theatre, Bellflower (with "30 Years of Fun")
Alhanbra Theatre, Alhambra (with "30 Years of Fun")
Eastland Theatre, West Covina (with "40 Pounds of Trouble")
Saturday, May 18, 1963:

Grauman's Chinese Theatre 36th Birthday Today

Reported Gross "To Kill a Mockingbird"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, May 7, 1963
35
 
2
Tuesday, May 14, 1963
35
 
3
Thursday, May 23, 1963 (9 Days)
45
 
Totals
23 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
3 Weeks
Average Performance: $
115
 
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, May 24, 1963 - Tuesday, July 2, 1963 (6 Weeks)
Hud
Starring Paul Newman and Melvyn Douglas
Directed by Martin Ritt
A Salem-Dover Production in Panavision
A Paramount Pictures Release
112 Minutes
"Wintertime in Melbourne" in Color
"Now's the Time to Go Out to the Movies!"
Daily at: 12:00, 2:04, 4:08, 6:12, 8:16 and 10:20 PM

Saturday, May 25, 1963
Paul Newman (38) and Joanne Woodward (33) Forecourt Ceremonies
Saturday, June 29, 1963
Jack Lemmon (38) and Shirley MacLaine (29) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Hud"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Thursday, May 30, 1963
42
 
2
Thursday, June 6, 1963
42
 
3
Thursday, June 13, 1963
42
 
4
Thursday, June 20, 1963
42
 
5
Thursday, June 27, 1963
42
 
6
Tuesday, July 2, 1963 (5 Days)
30
 
Totals
40 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
6 Weeks
Average Performance: $
240
 
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, July 3, 1963 - Tuesday, October 22, 1963 (16 Weeks)
Irma La Douce
Starring Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine
Directed by Billy Wilder
A United Artists Release in Technicolor and Panavision
147 Minutes / THIS PICTURE IS FOR ADULTS ONLY
"Cooled by Refrigeration"
Daily at: 12:00, 2:30, 5:00, 7:45 and 10:30 PM
Tuesday, October 15, 1963
Mervyn LeRoy (63) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Irma La Douce"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, July 9, 1963
35
 
2
Tuesday, July 16, 1963
35
 
3
Tuesday, July 23, 1963
35
 
4
Tuesday, July 30, 1963
35
 
5
Tuesday, August 6, 1963
35
 
6
Tuesday, August 13, 1963
35
 
7
Tuesday, August 20, 1963
35
 
8
Tuesday, August 27, 1963
35
 
9
Tuesday, September 3, 1963
35
 
10
Tuesday, September 10, 1963
35
 
11
Tuesday, September 17, 1963
35
 
12
Tuesday, September 24, 1963
35
 
13
Tuesday, October 1, 1963
35
 
14
Tuesday, October 8, 1963
35
 
15
Tuesday, October 15, 1963
35
 
16
Tuesday, October 22, 1963
35
 
Totals
112 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
16 Weeks
Average Performance: $
560
 
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, October 23, 1963 - Tuesday, December 24, 1963 (9 Weeks)
Under the Yum-Yum Tree
Starring Jack Lemmon and Carol Lynley
Directed by David Swift
A Columbia Picture in Yummy Color
110 Minutes
Daily at: 12:00, 2:00, 4:00, 6:00, 8:00 and 10:00 PM
Wednesday, October 23, 1963:

"Today is Yum-Yum Day!"

At 11:30 AM:

KABC Radio Talk Show Host Jack Welles Selects the Winner of his "Mrs. Yum-Yum Contest"

At 7:00 PM:

Jack Lemmon Crowns "Miss Yum-Yum" with KFWB Disc Jockey Sam Riddle, Master of Ceremonies. Bands! Lights! Glaomour! Excitement!

Reported Gross "Under the Yum-Yum Tree"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, October 29, 1963
42
 
2
Tuesday, November 5, 1963
42
 
3
Tuesday, November 12, 1963
42
 
4
Tuesday, November 19, 1963
42
 
5
Tuesday, November 26, 1963
42
 
6
Tuesday, December 3, 1963
42
 
7
Tuesday, December 10, 1963
42
 
8
Tuesday, December 17, 1963
42
 
9
Tuesday, December 24, 1963
42
 
Totals
63 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
9 Weeks
Average Performance: $
378
 
Source: Variety


 
Wednesday, December 25, 1963 - Tuesday, March 3, 1964 (10 Weeks)
Charade
Starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn
Directed by Stanley Donen
A Stanley Donen Production in Technicolor
A Universal Pictures Release
113 Minutes
Daily at: 12:00, 2:00, 4:00, 6:00, 8:00 and 10:00 PM
 
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