Friday, November 15, 1974 - Thursday, March 13, 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

Reported Gross "Earthquake"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Thursday, November 21, 1974
37
 
2
Thursday, November 28, 1974
37
 
3
Thursday, December 5, 1974
37
 
4
Thursday, December 12, 1974
37
 
5
Thursday, December 19, 1974
37
 
6
Thursday, December 26, 1974
37
 
7
Thursday, January 2, 1975
37
 
8
Thursday, January 9, 1975
37
 
9
Thursday, January 16, 1975
37
 
10
Thursday, January 23, 1975
37
 
11
Thursday, January 30, 1975
37
 
12
Thursday, February 6, 1975
37
 
13
Thursday, February 13, 1975
37
 
14
Thursday, February 20, 1975
37
 
15
Thursday, February 27, 1975
37
 
16
Thursday, March 6, 1975
37
 
17
Thursday, March 13, 1975
37
 
Totals
119 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
17 Weeks
Average Performance: $
629
 
Source: Variety

Photo by ChasSmith, via Cinema Treasures

 
Friday, March 14, 1975 - Tuesday, June 24, 1975 (15 Weeks)
Funny Lady
Starring Barbra Streisand and James Caan
Directed by Herbert Ross
A Columbia Pictures Release
Presented in 4-Track Stereophonic Sound
136 Minutes / Rated PG
Daily at: 12:30, 3:00, 5:30, 8:00 and 10:30 PM
I attended a performance during this engagement - ED
Original Grind boxoffice dynamited sometime during this engagement and replaced with larger version - ED
Day and Date:
Avco Cinema Center, Westwood
--
Cinedome 21 Theatres, Orange
Sunday, May 18, 1975:

Grauman's Chinese Theatre 48th Birthday Today

Reported Gross "Funny Lady"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, March 18, 1975 (5 Days)
25
 
2
Tuesday, March 25, 1975
35
 
3
Tuesday, April 1, 1975
35
 
4
Tuesday, April 8, 1975
35
 
5
Tuesday, April 15, 1975
35
 
6
Tuesday, April 22, 1975
35
 
7
Tuesday, April 28, 1975
35
 
8
Tuesday, May 6, 1975
35
 
9

Tuesday, May 13, 1975

35
 
10
Tuesday, May 20, 1975
35
 
11
Tuesday, May 27, 1975
35
 
12
Tuesday, June 3, 1975
35
 
13
Tuesday, June 10, 1975
35
 
14
Tuesday, June 17, 1975
35
 
15
Tuesday, June 24, 1975
35
 
Totals
103 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
15 Weeks
Average Performance: $
585
 
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, June 25, 1975 - Tuesday, July 29, 1975 (5 Weeks)
Bite the Bullet
Starring Gene Hackman and Candice Bergen
Directed by Richard Brooks
A Columbia Pictures Release in Panavision
132 Minutes / Rated PG
Daily at: 12:30, 3:00, 5:30, 8:00 and 10:30 PM
I attended a performance during this engagement - ED
Day and Date:
Avco Cinema Center, Westwood
--
Whittier Drive-In Theatre, Whittier
Lincoln Drive-In Theatre, Buena Park
Titan Theatre, Fullerton

Reported Gross "Bite the Bullet"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, July 1, 1975
35
 
2
Tuesday, July 8, 1975
35
 
3
Tuesday, July 15, 1975
35
 
4
Tuesday, July 22, 1975
35
 
5
Tuesday, July 29, 1975
35
 
Totals
35 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
5 Weeks
Average Performance: $
175
 
Source: Variety
 
Premiere Engagement
Wednesday, July 30, 1975 - Tuesday, August 19, 1975 (3 Weeks)
Hennessy
Starring Rod Steiger and Lee Remick
Directed by Don Sharp
An American International Picture in Color / Print by Movielab
103 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:
Avco Cinema Center, Westwood
--
Victory Drive-In Theatre, North Hollywood

Reported Gross "Hennessy"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, August 5, 1975
44
 
2
Tuesday, August 12, 1975
44
 
3
Tuesday, August 19, 1975
44
 
Totals
21 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
3 Weeks
Average Performance: $
132
 
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, August 20, 1975 - Thursday, October 16, 1975 (8 Weeks)
Beyond the Door
Starring Juliet Mills and Richard Johnson
Directed by Oliver Hellman
A Film Ventures International Release in DeLuxe Color
Presented in Quadraphonic Possessound
109 Minutes / Rated R
Daily at: 12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 6:30, 8:30 and 10:30 PM;
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:15 AM
Day and Date:
National Theatre, Westwood
--
Warner Drive-In Theatre, Huntington Beach
Cinemaland Theatre, Anaheim
South Coast Plaza Theatres, Costa Mesa
Gage Drive-In Theatre, Bell Gardens

Reported Gross "Beyond the Door"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Thursday, August 28, 1975 (8 Days)
50
 
2
Thursday, September 4, 1975
44
 
3
Thursday, September 11, 1975
44
 
4
Thursday, September 18, 1975
44
 
5
Thursday, September 25, 1975
44
 
6
Thursday, October 2, 1975
44
 
7
Thursday, October 9, 1975
44
 
8
Thursday, October 16, 1975
44
 
Totals
57 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
8 Weeks
Average Performance: $
358
 
Source: Variety

Photos by John Stewart, of Austin, Texas




Photo by Tim Thomas
 
Friday, October 17, 1975 - Thursday, December 4, 1975 (7 Weeks)
Rooster Cogburn
Starring John Wayne and Katherine Hepburn
Directed by Stuart Millar
A Universal Picture in Technicolor and Panavision
108 Minutes / Rated PG
Daily at: 12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 6:30, 8:30 and 10:30 PM;
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:30 AM
Day and Date:
Bruin Theatre, Westwood
--
Rosecrans Drive-In Theatre, Paramount
Edwards Newport Cinema #2, Newport Beach
Cinemaland Theatre, Anaheim
Fountain Valley Drive-In Theatre, Fountain Valley

Reported Gross "Rooster Cogburn"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Thursday, October 23, 1975
44
 
2
Thursday, October 30, 1975
44
 
3
Thursday, November 7, 1975
44
 
4
Thursday, November 13, 1975
44
 
5
Thursday, November 20, 1975
44
 
6
Thursday, November 27, 1975
44
 
7
Thursday, December 4, 1975
44
 
Totals
49 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
7 Weeks
Average Performance: $
308
 
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, December 5, 1975 - Wednesday, December 24, 1975 (3 Weeks)
Gone with the Wind
Starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh
Directed by Victor Fleming
A Selzick International Picture in Technicolor
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Re-Release
Presented in 70mm and 6-Track Stereophonic Sound
238 Minutes / Rated G
Awarded "Best Picture" by AMPAS, Thursday, February 29, 1940, Coconut Grove, Ambassador Hotel
Daily at: 12:30, 4:30 and 8:30 PM
I attended a performance during this engagement - ED
 
 
CBS Employee's Club Showing, Saturday, December 13, 1975 at 10:00 AM:

BABES IN TOYLAND
Starring Ray Bolger and Tommy Sands
Directed by Jack Donohue
A Walt Disney Production in Technicolor
A Buena Vista Distribution Company Release
106 Minutes

Reported Gross "Gone with the Wind"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Wednesday, December 10, 1975
(6 Days)
18
 
2
Wednesday, December 17, 1975
21
 
3
Wednesday, December 24, 1975
21
 
Totals
20 Days
Daily Average: $
--
--
3 Weeks
Average Performance: $
60
 
Source: Variety

 
Thursday, December 25, 1975 - Tuesday, February 10, 1976 (7 Weeks)
The Hindenburg
Starring George C. Scott and Anne Bancroft
Directed by Robert Wise
A Universal Picture in Technicolor and Panavision
Presented in 4-Track Stereophonic Sound
125 Minutes / Rated PG
Daily at: 12:45, 3:05, 5:30, 8:00 and 10:20 PM
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:30 AM
I attended a performance during this engagement - ED
Day and Date:
Bruin Theatre, Westwood
--
Rosecrans Drive-In Theatre, Paramount
South Coast Plaza Theatres, Costa Mesa
Titan Theatre, Fullerton
Buena Park Drive-In Theatre, Buena Park
 
 
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