Tuesday, December 25, 1973 - Tuesday, February 5, 1974 (6 Weeks)
Magnum Force
Starring Clint Eastwood and Hal Holbrook
Directed by Ted Post
A Warner Bros. Release in Panavision and Technicolor
124 Minutes / Rated R
Daily at: 11:00 AM, 1:15, 3:25, 5:40, 8:00 and 10:15 PM
Late Shows Friday, December 28, 1973 - Monday, December 31, 1973
Day and Date:
Crest Theatre, Westwood
--
Rosecrans Drive-In Theatre, Paramount
Cinemaland Theatre, Anaheim
Fountain Valley Drive-In Theatre, Fountain Valley

Reported Gross "Magnum Force"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 1,1974 (8 Days)
52
 
2
Tuesday, January 8,1974
42
 
3
Tuesday, January 15,1974
42
 
4
Tuesday, January 22,1974
42
 
5
Tuesday, January 29,1974
42
 
6
Tuesday, Februay 5, 1974
42
 
Totals
37 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
6 Weeks
Average Performance: $
262
 
Source: Variety

Photo by David M. Hunter
 
Wednesday, February 6, 1974 - Thursday, April 4, 1974 (8 Weeks)
The Last Detail
Starring Jack Nicholson and Otis Young
Directed by Hal Ashby
A Columbia Pictures Release in Color
104 Minutes / Rated R
Daily at: 12:15, 2:15, 4:15, 6:15, 8:15 and 10:15 PM;
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:15 AM
Day and Date:
Crest Theatre, Westwood
--
Sepulveda Drive-In Theatre, Van Nuys

Reported Gross "The Last Detail"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Thursday, February 14, 1974 (8 Days)
50
 
2
Thursday, February 21, 1974
44
 
3
Thursday, February 28, 1974
44
 
4
Thursday, March 7, 1974
44
 
5
Thursday, March 14, 1974
44
 
6
Thursday, March 21, 1974
44
 
7
Thursday, March 28, 1974
44
 
8
Thursday, April 4, 1974
44
 
Totals
57 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
8 Weeks
Average Performance: $
358
 
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, April 5, 1974 - Thursday, May 2, 1974 (4 Weeks)
The Sugarland Express
Starring Goldie Hawn and Ben Johnson
Directed by Steven Spielberg
A Universal Picture in Technicolor and Panavision
110 Minutes / Rated PG
Daily at: 12:15, 2:15, 4:15, 6:15, 8:15 and 10:15 PM;
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:15 AM
Day and Date:
Bruin Theatre, Westwood
--
Canoga Park Drive-In Theatre, Canoga Park
South Coast Plaza Theatres, Costa Mesa
Anaheim Drive-In Theatre, Anaheim

Reported Gross "The Sugarland Express"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Thursday, April 11,1974
44
 
2
Thursday, April 18,1974
44
 
3
Thursday, April 25,1974
44
 
4
Thursday, May 2,1974
44
 
Totals
28 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
4 Weeks
Average Performance: $
176
 
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, May 3, 1974 - Thursday, May 23, 1974 (3 Weeks)
Blazing Saddles
Starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder
Directed by Mel Brooks
A Warner Bros. Picture in Panavision and Technicolor
93 Minutes / Rated R
"Two Gun Mickey" Starring Mickey Mouse / A Walt Disney Production / A Buena Vista Distribution Company Re-Release
Daily at: 12:15, 2:15, 4:15, 6:15, 8:15 and 10:15 PM;
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:15 AM
I attended a performance during this engagement - ED
Day and Date:
Village Theatre, Westwood
Fox Wilshire Theatre, Beverly Hills
--
UA Los Cerritos Mall Cinema 4, Cerritos
San Pedro Drive-In Theatre, San Pedro
UA Cinema 4, Marina Del Rey
Edwards Drive-In Theatre, Arcadia
Capitol Theatre, Glendale
Hastings Theatre, Pasadena
ABC City Center Theatres #1, Orange
La Mirada Theatre, La Mirada
Sherman Theatre, Sherman Oaks
South Bay Cinemas #2, Redondo Beach
Montclare Theatre, Motntclare
Edwards Cinema Center, Costa Mesa
Cinema Center, Northridge
Americana Theatres, Panorama City
Westcove Cinema, West Covina
Westbrook Cinemas, Westminster
Saturday, May 18, 1974:

Grauman's Chinese Theatre 47th Birthday Today

Reported Gross "Blazing Saddles"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Thursday, May 9, 1974
44
 
2
Thursday, May 16, 1974
44
 
3
Thursday, May 23, 1974
44
 
Totals
21 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
3 Weeks
Average Performance: $
132
 
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, May 24, 1974 - Thursday, June 20, 1974 (4 Weeks)
The Black Windmill
Starring Michael Caine and Donald Pleasence
Directed by Don Siegel
A Universal Release in Technicolor and Panavision
106 Minutes / Rated PG
Daily at: 12:15, 2:15, 4:15, 6:15, 8:15 and 10:15 PM;
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:15 AM
I attended a performance during this engagement - ED
Day and Date:
Village Theatre, Westwood
--
Starlite Drive-In Theatre, El Monte
Monday, June 17, 1974
Jack Nicholson (37) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "The Black Windmill"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Thursday, May 30,1974
44
 
2
Thursday, June 6, 1974
44
 
3
Thursday, June 13, 1974
44
 
4
Thursday, June 20, 1974
44
 
Totals
28 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
4 Weeks
Average Performance: $
176
 
Source: Variety
 
 
World Premiere Engagement
Friday, June 21, 1974 - Tuesday, August 13, 1974 (8 Weeks)
Chinatown
Starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway
Directed by Roman Polanski
A Paramount Presentation in Technicolor and Panavision
130 Minutes / Rated R
Daily at: 12:45, 3:10, 5:35, 8:00 and 10:25 PM
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:30 AM
I attended a performance during this engagement - ED
Day and Date:
National Theatre, Westwood
--
Van Nuys Drive-In Theatre, Van Nuys
Cinedome 21 Theatres, Orange
Harbor Twin Theatres, Costa Mesa
Buena Park Drive-In Theatre, Buena Park

Reported Gross "Chinatown"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 25, 1974 (5 Days)
27
 
2
Tuesday, July 2, 1974
37
 
3
Tuesday, July 9, 1974
37
 
4
Tuesday, July 16, 1974
37
 
5
Tuesday, July 23, 1974
37
 
6
Tuesday, July 30, 1974
37
 
7
Tuesday, August 6, 1974
37
 
8
Tuesday, August 13, 1974
37
 
Totals
54 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
8 Weeks
Average Performance: $
286
 
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, August 14, 1974 - Tuesday, October 8, 1974 (8 Weeks)
California Split
Starring George Segal and Elliott Gould
Directed by Robert Altman
A Columbia Pictures Release in Panavision
108 Minutes / Rated R
Daily at: 12:15, 2:15, 4:15, 6:15, 8:15 and 10:15 PM;
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:15 AM
Day and Date:
National Theatre, Westwood
--
Studio Drive-In Theatre, Culver City
Cinemaland Theatre, Anaheim
Harbor Blvd. Drive-In Theatre, Santa Ana
Harbor Twin Theatres, Costa Mesa

Reported Gross "California Split"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, August 20, 1974
44
 
2
Tuesday, August 27, 1974
44
 
3
Tuesday, September 3, 1974
44
 
4
Tuesday, September 10, 1974
44
 
5
Tuesday, September 17, 1974
44
 
6
Tuesday, September 24, 1974
44
 
7
Tuesday, October 1, 1974
44
 
8
Tuesday, October 8, 1974
44
 
Totals
56 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
8 Weeks
Average Performance: $
352
 
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, October 9, 1974 - Thursday, November 14, 1974 (5 Weeks)
The Gambler
Starring James Caan and Paul Sorvino
Directed by Karel Reisz
A Paramount Release in Color
111 Minutes / Rated R
Daily at: 12:15, 2:15, 4:15, 6:15, 8:15 and 10:15 PM;
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:15 AM
Day and Date:
Village Theatre, Westwood
--
Vermont Drive-In Theatre, Gardenia

Reported Gross "The Gambler"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Thursday, October 17, 1974 (8 Days)
50
 
2
Thursday, October 24, 1974
44
 
3
Thursday, October 31, 1974
44
 
4
Thursday, November 7, 1974
44
 
5
Thursday, November 14, 1974
44
 
Totals
36 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
5 Weeks
Average Performance: $
226
 
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, November 15, 1974 - Thursday, March 14, 1975 (17 Weeks)

Earthquake
Starring Charlton Heston and Ava Gardner
Directed by Mark Robson
A Universal Picture in Technicolor and Panavision
Presented in 4-Track Stereo and Sensurround
123 Minutes / Rated PG
Daily at: 12:45, 3:00, 5:25, 8:00 and 10:15 PM
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:30 AM
--
"Come Early!"
I attended a performance during this engagement - ED
Day and Date:
Edwards Cinema, Costa Mesa
Lincoln Drive-In Theatre, Buena Park

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