Gladstone 4 Theatre

643 N. Prospect Avenue,
Gladstone, MO 64118

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Previously operated by: AMC Theatres, Dickinson Theatres

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Gladstone 4 Theatre

The Gladstone 4 was one of the first four-plexes opened in the Kansas City area, opening May 24, 1974. Gladstone is a suburb of Kansas City. Located in a small shopping plaza on North Prospect. A red brick building with a nice lobby but the auditoriums were rather small. The Gladstone 4 Theatre closed sometime in the 1990’s

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JoelWeide on August 9, 2005 at 6:58 am

This originally was a Dickinson Theatre. It was their first 4 screen venture.

swdailey on October 29, 2006 at 6:07 am

This theater survived well into the 1980s, as it was still running after I moved to the metro in 1985.

scotman on January 4, 2007 at 5:43 am

This Theater was open well into the 90’s. I rode my bike there and saw “Star Wars” in 1977. Now you can eat some really good pizza there.

JoelWeide on August 10, 2012 at 4:02 pm

The Gladstone 4 probably was gold auditoriams with red seats. That was the ‘theme’ Dickinson used In that time frame. Likewise the lowercase ‘cinema’ with roman numerals was also a part of their style.

Rezfilmbuff on April 5, 2015 at 3:04 pm

I remember seeing Follow That Bird (1985) there on school field trip. Random memory – I think I remember seeing a poster for Superman IV: The Quest For Peace (1987) on the wall.

In high school, I ended up working at the Chouteau and remember delivering a 101 Dalmatians (1996) lobby setup over to IV and it was during a windy night and I remember someone had to sit in the back of the pickup to make sure it didn’t fly away into the night.

Good times.

rivest266 on July 30, 2015 at 8:46 pm

May 24th, 1974 grand opening ad in photo section.

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