Cinema X East

2121 E. 3rd Street,
Dayton, OH 45403

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Styles: Spanish Renaissance

Previous Names: Alhambra Theatre

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Cinema X East

The Alhambra Theatre opened in 1912. The owner was arrested by police for opening the Alhambra Theatre on a Sunday. The Alhambra Theatre was sold in 1969 to Cinema X International.

Cinema X International owned 3 other adult cinemas in Dayton. In 1970 Cinema X International renamed Alhambra Theatre the Cinema X East.

The Cinema X East was sold in 1979 and again in 1981 to Charlie McCartney.

The city closed the Cinema X East in July 1999 and it was demolished on December 17th, 2002.

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Recent comments (view all 6 comments)

englewoodcinema on January 14, 2005 at 6:24 pm

Charlie McCartney who owned this cinema now owns the main stream Page Manor Cinemas with his neighbor Joe Kinney.

MovieMad52 on November 5, 2012 at 8:38 pm

Any current info on Charlie McCartney?

Movieman82 on November 9, 2016 at 7:02 pm

Charlie is doing great he is my grandpa still ticking smarter then a tack

MovieMad52 on November 9, 2017 at 2:07 am

Movieman, I would love to get in touch with Charlie. I miss him.

MovieMad52 on December 12, 2017 at 2:11 am

Movieman, your grandfather was an awesome mentor to me nearly 50 years. Wish I had followed everything he taught me.

MovieMad52 on March 17, 2018 at 2:48 am

Movieman, please pass on my email to your grandfather…..titusquire @ Thank you.

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