Northpark Twin

101 N. Range Line Road,
Joplin, MO 64801

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Previously operated by: Dickinson Theatres, Hollywood Theaters

Architects: Mel C. Glatz

Previous Names: Northpark Cinema; Cinemas I & II

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Northpark - Joplin, MO

Dickinson Theatres opened the Northpark Cinemas I & II on August 9, 1972, with “Fiddler on the Roof” and “The War Between Men and Women".

Designed by Mel C. Glatz, the 600-seat theater was equipped with an automated no-rewind Rotomatic projection system and the latest transistorized sound. system.

On October 2, 1997, operations of the Northpark Twin, Eastgate and Mall 5 were taken over by Hollywood Theaters. According to the Joplin Globe, Hollywood Theaters also took over operation of Dickinson Theatres in Joplin and Lawrence, and Topeka, Kansas. In exchange Dickinson took over Hollywood Theaters in Jefferson City, Garden City, and Hutchinson, Kansas.

The theater closed in late-1998 when Hollywood Theatres was preparing to open the Northpark 14 on December 18.

Contributed by ron pierce

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rivest266 on March 30, 2021 at 2:21 am

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