Eric I-95 Twin Theatre

US Route 1,
Langhorne, PA 19047

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Previously operated by: Sameric Corporation

Architects: Mitchell Abromowitz

Previous Names: Fox Levittown Theatre

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The Fox Levittown Theatre was theatre located on US Route 1, in the Country Club shopping center, next to Two Guys department store. Across the highway was Reedman’s car dealership. The Eric Penn-Jersey Theatre in Fairless Hills looked similar. The Fox Levittown Theatre was a single-screen with 1,000-seats, with change overs and Ashcraft Core Lite 135 carbon arc lamps. The projectors were blue Simplex 35’s.

The main projectionist was Frank Fee, who still lives in the Levittown home that he purchased when new.

The Fox Levittown Theatre was new when it opened May 27, 1967. It was shaped like a big wedge. The screen faced north. The auditorium was parallel to Route 1.

The Fox Levittown Theatre was at some point twinned and renamed Eric I-95 Twin Theatre, and was later demolished. When I worked there as a relief projectionist, we showed films like “Love Story”, “The Godfather” and “The Getaway” for months on end. We used to eat at the Blue Fountain diner after the show.

The owners were Steve and Remy Fox.

Contributed by Robert R. Madara

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Crazy Bob Madara
Crazy Bob Madara on September 21, 2006 at 4:24 pm

The screen faced towards Philly. So I guess it was south. Crazy Bob, aka: R.R. Madara.

raymondgordonsears on September 25, 2006 at 2:35 pm

The theatre is long gone. Steve and Remy Fox had several theatres thru out the area. Some were managed by Budco Theatres out of Doylestown, Pa. rg

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on April 3, 2007 at 1:43 pm

The Fox Levittown Theatre closed in the late 1980’s as Eric I-95 Twin Theatre. i am guessing Steve & Remmy Fox sold their theatre to Merton Shapiro shortly before Mr. Shapiro sold his entire Sameric Theatres chain to United Artists Theatre Circuit inc.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on September 23, 2021 at 2:17 am

The August 24, 1966 issue of Motion Picture Exhibitor said that Mitchell Abromowitz of Roselyn, Pennsylvania, was the architect of the new Fox Enterprises theater slated to begin construction shortly at the Country Club Shopping Center in Langhorne. The single-screen house was to have 1,000 seats.

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