777777

 

World Premiere, Tuesday, December 31, 1935, from 6:00 PM on
Regular Engagement: Wednesday, January 1, 1936 - Tuesday, January 7, 1936 (1 Week)
King of Burlesque
Starring Warner Baxter and Alice Faye
Directed by Sidney Landsfield
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
90 Minutes
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "King of Burlesque" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, Month, 1936 (8 Days)
38
$12,100
Totals
8 Days
Daily Average: $1,513
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $318
38
$12,100
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, January 8, 1936 - Tuesday, January 14, 1936 (1 Week)
A Tale of Two Cities
Starring Ronald Colman and Elizabeth Allen
Directed by Jack Conway
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
128 Minutes
"Autoscopiks" with Pete Smith / Directed by Jacob Leventhal and John Norling / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "A Tale of Two Cities" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, Janaury 14, 1936
35
$11,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,571
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $314
35
$11,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, January 15, 1936 - Tuesday, January 21, 1936 (1 Week)
Ah Wilderness
Starring Wallace Beery
and Lionel Barrymore
Directed by Clarence Brown
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
98 Minutes
My Marriage
Starring Claire Trevor
and Kent Taylor
Directed by George Archainbaud
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
73 Minutes
 
30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Ah Wilderness" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 21, 1936
$10,100
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,443
--
1 Week
 
$10,100
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, January 22, 1936 - Monday, January 27, 1936 (1 Week)
Show Them No Mercy
Starring Rochelle Hudson
and Cesar Romero
Directed by George Marshall
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
76 Minutes
The Melody Lingers On
Starring Josephene Hutchinson
and George Huston
Directed by David Burton
A Reliance Production
A United Artists Release
65 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Show Them No Mercy" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Monday, January 27, 1936 (6 Days)
$5,100
Totals
6 Days
Daily Average: $850
--
1 Week
 
$5,100
Source: Variety
 
 
Tuesday, January 28, 1936 - Wednesday, February 5, 1936 (1 Week)
Rose Marie
Starring Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
113 Minutes
30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Rose Marie" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 5, 1936 (8 Days)
40
$16,800
Totals
8 Days
Daily Average: $2,100
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $420
40
$16,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, February 6, 1936 - Tuesday, February 11, 1936 (1 Week)
Riffraff
Starring Jean Harlow
and Spencer Tracy
Directed by J. Walter Ruben
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
94 Minutes
Three Live Ghosts
Starring Richard Arlen
and Beryl Mercer
Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
61 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Riffraff" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 11, 1936 (6 Days)
$6,800
Totals
6 Days
Daily Average: $1,133
--
1 Week
 
$6,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Premiere, Wednesday, February 12, 1936
Regular Engagement: Thursday, February 13, 1936 - Wednesday, February 26, 1936 (2 Weeks)
Modern Times
Starring Charles Chaplin and Paulette Goddard
Directed by Charles Chaplin
A Charles Chaplin Production / A United Artists Release
87 Minutes
Fox Movietone News - Lowell Thomas Announcing
"Party Time on Santa Catalina Island / Pirate Party on Catalina Island" Starring Charles "Buddy" Rogers and Sterling Young / Directed by Gene Burdette / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject in Technicolor
"Mickey's Orphan Picnic" Starring Mickey Mouse / Directed by Ben Sharpsteen / A Walt Disney Production in Technicolor / A United Artists Release
11th Screen Edition of The March of Time
Father Divine
Hartman Discovery
Moscow
A Time-Life Production / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Release
"Sacred City of the Mayan Indians" A Fitzpatrick Traveltalk / Directed by Benjamin D. Sharpe / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject in Natural Color
THEATRE EXECUTIVE STAFF
Managing Director - Sid Grauman
Manager - Robert T. Smith
Assistant Manager - Earl Poggi
Treasurer - Carl Aaen
Advertising - Thornton Sargent
Secretary - Gertrude Skall
Chief Projectionist - Fred Weaver
Stage Manager - George Ormston
Assistant Stage Manager - William Thorneycroft
Engineer - Harry Borthistle
Premiere Tickets: $5.50
Prices "This Engegment Only": 25¢ Children Anytime, 35¢ to 11:00 PM, 50¢ to 6:00 PM, 75¢ Nights; Chinese Open Daily at 9:30 AM
Thursday, February 20, 1936:

Major Studio Preview @ 8:00 PM
Prices from Thursday, February 20, 1936:
30¢ to 1:00 PM, 40¢ to 6:00 PM, 50¢ Nights

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Modern Times" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
Preem
Wednesday, February 12, 1936
1
$8,400
1
Wednesday, February 19, 1936
42
$17,830
2
Wednesday, February 26, 1936
35
$11,400
Totals
15 Days
Daily Average: $2,509
--
--
2 Weeks
Average Performance: $482
78
$37,630
Source: Variety



Courtesy of the archives of Roy Export Co Ltd
 
Thursday, February 27, 1936 - Wednesday, March 4, 1936 (1 Week)
It Had to Happen
Starring George Raft
and Rosalind Russell
Directed by Roy Del Ruth
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
79 Minutes
Exclusive Story
Starring Franchot Tone
and Madge Evans
Directed by George B. Seitz
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
73 Minutes
Prices: 30¢ until 1:00 PM ; Evenings, 50¢ plus 5¢ tax = 55¢
Fox Movietone News - Lowell Thomas Announcing
"Victoria andVancouver" A Fitzpatrick Traveltalk in Technicolor / Directed byBenjamin D. Sharpe / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
Chinese Theatre Staff
--
Managing Director - Sid Grauman
Manager - Robert T. Smith
Assistant Manager - Earl Poggi
Treasurer - Carl Aaen
Advertising - Thornton Sargent
Secretary - Getrude Skall
Chief Projectionist - Fred Weaver
Stage Manager - George Ormson
Assistant Stage Manager - William Thorneycroft
Engineer - Harry Borthistle

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "It Had to Happen" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, March 4, 1936
$5,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $786
--
1 Week
 
$5,500
Source: Variety

An issue of The Playgoer, dated "Week of" February 24, 1936 exisits for this engagement.
 
Thursday, March 5, 1936 - Tuesday, March 17, 1936 (2 Weeks)
The Country Doctor
Starring The Dionne Quintuplets and Jean Hersholt
Directed by Henry King
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
95 Minutes
Prices: 30¢ to 1:00 PM, 40¢ to 6:00 PM, 50¢ Evenings; Chinese Open Daily at 10:30 AM

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Thursday, March 5, 1936 @ 8:00 PM
Joe E. Brown (44) Forecourt Ceremonies
Friday, March 12, 1936
Al Jolson (50) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "The Country Doctor" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Wednesday, March 11, 1936
42
$14,000
2
Tuesday, March 17, 1936 (6 Days)
36
$7,000
Totals
13 Days
Daily Average: $1,615
--
--
2 Weeks
Average Performance: $269
78
$21,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, March 18, 1936 - Tuesday, March 24, 1936 (1 Week)
Wife Versus Secretary
Starring Clark Gable and Jean Harlow
Directed by Clarence Brown
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
88 Minutes
"Air Hoppers" with Pete Smith / Directed by Joseph C. Boyle / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject

30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Wife Versus Secretary" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, March 24, 1936
35
$10,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,457
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $291
35
$10,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, March 25, 1936 - Wednesday, April 1, 1936 (1 Week)
The Prisoner of Shark Island
Starring Warner Baxter and Gloria Stuart
Directed by John Ford
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
96 Minutes
"Elmer Elephant" A Silly Symphony in Technicolor / Directed by Wilfred Jackson / A Walt Disney Production / A United Artists Release
30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Prisoner of Shark Island" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Wednesday, April 1, 1936 (8 Days)
40
$8,700
Totals
8 Days
Daily Average: $1,088
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $218
40
$8,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, April 2, 1936 - Thursday, April 9, 1936 (1 Week)
Petticoat Fever
Starring Robert Montgomery and Myrna Loy
Directed by George Fitzmaurice
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
80 Minutes
"Hit and Run Driver" Starring Sam Flint and William Gould / Directed by Edward L. Cahn / Crime Does Not Pay Series Chapter 5 / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Saturday, April 4, 1936
Freddie Bartholomew (12) Forecourt Ceremonies
Wednesday, April 8, 1936
Bing Crosby (33) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Petticoat Fever" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Thursday, April 9, 1936 (8 Days)
40
$9,700
Totals
8 Days
Daily Average: $1,213
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $243
40
$9,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, April 10, 1936 - Thursday, April 16, 1936 (1 Week)
Little Lord Fauntleroy
Starring Freddie Bartholomew and Dolores Costello Barrymore
Directed by John Cromwell
A Selnick International Picture / A United Artists Release
96 Minutes
30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Little Lord Fauntleroy" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Thursday, April 16, 1936
35
$10,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,529
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $306
35
$10,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, April 17, 1936 - Thursday, April 23, 1936 (1 Week)
A Message to Garcia
Starring Wallace Beery
and Barbara Stanwyck
Directed by George Marshall
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
77 Minutes
The Garden Murder Case
Starring Edmund Lowe
and Virginia Bruce
Directed by Edwin L. Marin
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
61 Minutes
  "How to Behave" Starring Robert Benchley / Directed by Arthur Ripley / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "A Message to Garcia" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, April 23, 1936
$8,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,243
--
1 Week
 
$8,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, April 24, 1936 - Thursday, April 30, 1936 (1 Week)
Small Town Girl
Starring Janet Gaynor
and Robert Taylor
Directed by William Wellman
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
106 Minutes
Charlie Chan at the Circus
Starring Warner Oland
and Keye Luke
Directed by Harry Lachman
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
72 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Small Town Girl" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, April 30, 1936
$7,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,000
--
1 Week
 
$7,000
Source: Variety
 
Friday, May 1, 1936 - Thursday, May 7, 1936 (1 Week)
Captain January
Starring Shirley Temple
and Guy Kibbee
Directed by David Butler
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
77 Minutes
Everybody's Old Man
Starring Irvin S. Cobb
and Rochelle Hudson
Directed by James Flood
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
82 Minutes
 
30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Captain January" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, May 7, 1936
$7,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,086
--
1 Week
 
$7,600
Source: Variety
 
Friday, May 8, 1936 - Thursday, May 14, 1936 (1 Week)
Robin Hood of El Dorado
Starring Warner Baxter
and Ann Loring
Directed by William Wellman
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
85 Minutes
Moonlight Murder
Starring Chester Morris
and Madge Evans
Directed by Edwin L. Marin
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
65 Minutes
  At the Chinese Only:
"Three Little Wolves" A Silly Symphony in Technicolor / Directed by David Hand / A Walt Disney Production / A United Artists Release
30¢ until 1:00 PM

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Robin Hood of El Dorado" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, May 14, 1936
$7,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,071
--
1 Week
 
$7,500
Source: Variety
 
Friday, May 15, 1936 - Thursday, May 28, 1936 (2 Weeks)
Under Two Flags
Starring Ronald Colman and Claudette Colbert
Directed by Frank Lloyd
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
112 Minutes
30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Monday, May 25, 1936
Victor McLaglen (50) Forecourt Ceremonies
  Monday, May 18, 1936
Grauman's Chinese Theatre 9th Birthday Today

Reported Gross "Under Two Flags" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Thursday, May 21, 1936
35
$11,000
2
Thursday, May 28, 1936
35
$7,300
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $1,307
--
--
2 Weeks
Average Performance: $261
70
$18,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, May 29, 1936 - Wednesday, June 3, 1936 (1 Week)
Trouble for Two
Starring Robert Montgomery
and Rosalind Russell
Directed by J. Walter Ruben
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
75 Minutes
Little Miss Nobody
Starring Jane Withers
and Jane Darwell
Directed by John G. Blystone
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
65 Minutes
  30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Touble for Two" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, June 3, 1936 (6 Days)
$6,400
Totals
6 Days
Daily Average: $914
--
1 Week
 
$6,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, June 4, 1936 - Tuesday, June 9, 1936 (1 Week)
The Unguarded Hour
Starring Loretta Young
and Franchot Tone
Directed by Sam Wood
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
87 Minutes
The Country Beyond
Starring Rochelle Hudson
and Paul Kelly
Directed by Eugene Forde
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
73 Minutes
  30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

 
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 9, 1936 (6 Days)
$6,800
TotalsReported Gross "The Unguarded Hour" @ 30¢ - 55¢
6 Days
Daily Average: $1,133
--
1 Week
 
$6,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, June 10, 1936 - Tuesday, June 16, 1936 (1 Week)
Fury
Starring Silvia Sidney
and Spencer Tracy
Directed by Fritz Lang
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
92 Minutes
The First Baby
Starring Johnny Downs
and Shirley Deane
Directed by Lewis Seiler
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
75 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Fury" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 16, 1936
$7,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,071
--
1 Week
 
$7,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, June 17, 1936 - Tuesday, June 23, 1936 (1 Week)
Private Number
Starring Robert Taylor
and Loretta Young
Directed by Roy Del Ruth
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
80 Minutes
The Three Wise Guys
Starring Robert Young
and Betty Furness
Directed by George B. Seitz
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
73 Minutes
 
Fox Movietone News - Lowell Thomas Announcing
"Polo" with Pete Smith / Directed by George Sidney / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
30¢ until 1:00 PM
Chinese Theatre Staff
--
Managing Director - Sid Grauman
Manager - Robert T. Smith
Assistant Manager - Earl Poggi
Treasurer - Carl Aaen
Advertising - Thornton Sargent
Secretary - Getrude Skall
Chief Projectionist - Fred Weaver
Stage Manager - George Ormson
Assistant Stage Manager - William Thorneycroft
Engineer - Harry Borthistle

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Private Number" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 23, 1936
$11,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,571
--
1 Week
 
$11,000
Source: Variety

An issue of The Playgoer, dated "Week of" June 15, 1936 exisits for this engagement.
 
Wednesday, June 24, 1936 - Tuesday, July 7, 1936 (2 Weeks)
San Francisco
Starring Clark Gable and Jeanette MacDonald
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
115 Minutes
Fox Movietone News - Lowell Thomas Announcing
"Two Little Pups" A Harman/Ising Cartoon in Technicolor / Directed by Rudolf Ising / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Cartoon

30¢ until 1:00 PM
"Air-Conditioned - Cool!"
Chinese Theatre Staff
--
Managing Director - Sid Grauman
Manager - Robert T. Smith
Assistant Manager - Earl Poggi
Treasurer - Carl Aaen
Advertising - Thornton Sargent
Secretary - Getrude Skall
Chief Projectionist - Fred Weaver
Stage Manager - George Ormson
Assistant Stage Manager - William Thorneycroft
Engineer - Harry Borthistle

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "San Francisco" @ 30¢ - 65¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 30, 1936
35
$15,000
2
Tuesday, July 7, 1936
35
$14,200
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $2,086
--
--
2 Weeks
Average Performance: $417
70
$29,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, July 8, 1936 - Tuesday, July 14, 1936 (1 Week)
White Fang
Starring Michael Whale
and Jean Muir
Directed by David Butler
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
70 Minutes
We Went to College
Starring Charles Butterworth
and Walter Abel
Directed by Joseph Santley
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
68 Minutes
  30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "White Fang" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, July 14, 1936
$6,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $971
--
1 Week
 
$6,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, July 15, 1936 - Wednesday, July 22, 1936 (1 Week)
Poor Little Rich Girl
Starring Shirley Temple
and Alice Faye
Directed by Irving Cummings
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
79 Minutes
Educating Father
Starring Jed Prouty
and Shirley Deane
Directed by James Tinling
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
59 Minutes
  Doors open at 11:00 AM
30¢ until 1:00 PM

Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Poor Little Rich Girl" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Wednesday, July 22, 1936
$11,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,643
--
1 Week
 
$11,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Thursday, July 23, 1936 - Friday, July 31, 1936 (1 Week)
Suzy
Starring Jean Harlow
and Franchot Tone
Directed by George Fitzmaurice
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
93 Minutes

Half Angel
Starring Francis Dee
and Brian Donlevy
Directed by Joseph Santley
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
65 Minutes
  30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Suzy" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Friday, July 31, 1936 (8 Days)
$16,500
Totals
8 Days
Daily Average: $2,063
--
1 Week
 
$16,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Saturday, August 1, 1936 - Tuesday, August 11, 1936 (2 Weeks)
To Mary-with Love
Starring Warner Baxter
and Myrna Loy
Directed by John Cromwell
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
87 Minutes
36 Hours to Kill
Starring Brian Donlevy
and Gloria Stuart
Directed by Eugene Ford
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
66 Minutes
  30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "To Mary-with Love" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Friday, August 7, 1936
$13,500
2
Tuesday, August 11, 1936 (4 Days)
$6,500
Totals
11 Days
Daily Average: $1,818
--
2 Weeks
 
$20,000
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, August 12, 1936 - Tuesday, August 18, 1936 (1 Week)
His Brother's Wife
Starring Barara Stanwyck
and Robert Taylor
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
88 Minutes
Charlie Chan at the Race Track
Starring Warner Oland
and Keye Luke
Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
70 Minutes
  30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "His Brother's Wife" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, August 18, 1936
$13,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,900
--
1 Week
 
$13,300
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, August 19, 1936 - Tuesday, August 25, 1936 (1 Week)
Sing, Baby, Sing
Starring Adolphe Menjou
and Alice Faye
Directed by Sidney Lanfield
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
90 Minutes
Women Are Trouble
Starring Stuart Erwin
and Paul Kelly
Directed by Errol Taggart
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
60 Minutes
  30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Sing, Baby, Sing" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, August 25, 1936
$12,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,743
--
1 Week
 
$12,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, August 26, 1936 - Tuesday, September 1, 1936 (1 Week)
The Road to Glory
Starring Fredric March
and Waner Baxter
Directed by Howard Hawks
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
103 Minutes
Kelly the Second
Starring Patsy Kelly
and Charlie Chase
Directed by Gus Meins
A Hal Roach Production
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Release
70 Minutes
  30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Road to Glory" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, September 1, 1936
$11,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,657
--
1 Week
 
$11,600
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, September 2, 1936 - Tuesday, September 15, 1936 (2 Weeks)
The Gorgeous Hussy
Starring Joan Crawford
and Robert Taylor
Directed by Clarence Brown
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
103 Minutes
Pepper
Starring Jane Withers
and Irwin Cobb
Directed by James Tinling
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
95 Minutes
  30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Gorgeous Hussy" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, September 8, 1936
$15,500
2
Tuesday, Sepyember 15, 1936
$9,200
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $1,836
--
2 Weeks
 
$25,700
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, September 16, 1936 - Monday, September 22, 1936 (1 Week)
Girls' Dormitory
Starring Herbert Marshall
and Ruth Chatterton
Directed by Irving Cummings
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
66 Minutes
Sworn Enemy
Starring Robert Young
and Florence Rice
Directed by Edwin L. Marin
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
73 Minutes
 
Wednesday, September 16, 1936:

"In Tribute to the memory of one passed on, Loew's State and Grauman's Chinese Theatres will not open until Noon today" (Irving Thalberg passed away on Tuesday, September 14, 1936 - ED)

30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Girls' Dormitory" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Monday, September 22, 1936
(6 Days)
$11,700
Totals
6 Days
Daily Average: $1,950
--
1 Week
 
$11,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Tuesday, September 23, 1936 - Tuesday, September 29, 1936 (1 Week)
Ramona
Starring Loretta Young
and Don Ameche
Directed by Henry King
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
84 Minutes
The Longest Night
Starring Robert Young
and Florence Rice
Directed by Errol Taggart
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
51 Minutes
  30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Ramona" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, September 29, 1936
(8 Days)
$8,700
Totals
8 Days
Daily Average: $1,086
--
1 Week
 
$8,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, September 30, 1936 - Tuesday, October 6, 1936 (1 Week)
Piccadilly Jim
Starring Robert Montgomery
and Frank Morgan
Directed by Robert Z. Leonard
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
95 Minutes
Star for a Night
Starring Claire Trevor
and Jane Darwell
Directed by Lewis Seiter
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
76 Minutes
  30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Piccadilly Jim" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, October 6, 1936
$9,100
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,300
--
1 Week
 
$9,100
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, October 7, 1936 - Tuesday, October 20, 1936 (2 Weeks)
Libeled Lady
Starring Jean Harlow
and Clark Gable
Directed by Jack Conway
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
98 Minutes
Back to Nature
Starring Jed Prouty
and Dixie Dunbar
Directed by James Tinling
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
57 Minutes
  30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Libeled Lady" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, October 13, 1936
$13,800
2
Tuesday, October 20, 1936
$10,500
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $1,736
--
2 Weeks
 
$24,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, October 20, 1936 - Tuesday, October 27, 1936 (1 Week)
Ladies in Love
Starring Janet Gaynor
and Loretta Young
Directed by Edward H. Griffith
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
97 Minutes
All American Chump
Starring Stuart Erwin
and Robert Armstrong
Directed by Edwin L. Marin
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
63 Minutes
  "Moving Day" Starring Mickey Mouse / Directed by Ben Sharpsteen / A Walt Disney Production in Technicolor / A United Artists Release
30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Wednesday, October 20, 1936
William Powell (44) and Myrna Loy (31) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Ladies in Love" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, October 27, 1936
$10,100
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,443
--
1 Week
 
$10,100
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, October 28, 1936 - Tuesday, November 3, 1936 (1 Week)
Dimples
Starring Shirley Temple
and Frank Morgan
Directed by William A. Seiter
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
78 Minutes
Mr. Cinderella
Starring Jack Haley
and Betty Furness
Directed by Edward Sedgewick
A Hal Roach Production
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Release
78 Minutes
  "Behind the Headlines" with Pete Smith / Directed by Edward L. Cahn / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject

30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 

Major Studio Preview, Saturday, October 31,1936:

THE GARDEN OF ALLAH
Starring Marlene Dietrich and Charles Boyer
Directed by Richard Boleslawski
A Selznick International Picture in Technicolor
A United Artists Release
80 Minutes
Tuesday, November 3, 1936:

Regular Showings of "Dimples"
--
Special Preview Showinng at 11:30 PM:

THE GREAT ZIEGFELD
Starring William Powell and Myrna Loy
Directed by Robert Z. Leonard
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
176 Minutes
--
Continuous Election Returns

Reported Gross "Dimples" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 3, 1936
$6,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $971
--
1 Week
 
$6,800
Source: Variety


"HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - He's Ring Lardner Jr., son of the late sports writer; she's Florence Rice, daughter of sports authority Grantland Rice. Seen constantly together at Hollywood events, they are pictured here at the preview of "Garden of Allah" at the Chinese Theatre. Old Mr. Sports Rumor and Old Mrs. Hollywood Rumor put their heads together,and announce these two members of sports families may soon be teaming up themselves."
 
Wednesday, November 4, 1936 - Tuesday, November 10, 1936 (1 Week)
The Great Ziegfeld
Starring William Powell and Myrna Loy
Directed by Robert Z. Leonard
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
176 Minutes
Awarded "Best Picture" by AMPAS, March 4, 1937, Biltmore Bowl, Bitmore Hotel
Doors open at 11:30 AM

40¢ to 1:00 PM, 55¢ to 6:00 PM, Evenings, 65¢
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Great Ziegfeld" @ 30¢ - 65¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 10, 1936
28
$10,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,500
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $375
28
$10,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, November 11, 1936 - Tuesday, November 17, 1936 (1 Week)
Pigskin Parade
Starring Stuart Erwin
and Patsy Kelly
Directed by David Butler
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
95 Minutes
Mad Holiday
Starring Edmund Lowe
and Elissa Landi
Directed by George B. Seitz

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
72 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Friday, November 13, 1937:

"Owl Show" late show of "Pigskin Parade."
 
Saturday, November 14, 1936 at 3:45 PM:

"Preview of a Great New M-G-M Musical" ("Born to Dance" with Eleanor Powell; a press photo of John Barrymore and Elaine Barrie shows the pair attending the showing. - ED)

Reported Gross "Pigskin Parade" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 17, 1936
$9,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,357
--
1 Week
 
$9,500
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, November 18, 1936 - Tuesday, November 24, 1936 (1 Week)
Reunion
Starring The Dionne Quintuplets
and Jean Hersholt
Directed by Norman Taurog
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
80 Minutes
Our Relations
Starring Stan Laurel
and Oliver Hardy

Directed by Harry Lachman

A Hal Roach Production
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Release
74 Minutes
  "Three Blind Mouse-keteers" A Silly Symphony in Technicolor / Directed by David Hand / A Walt Disney Production / A United Artists Release
30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Reunion" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 24, 1936
$7,900
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,129
--
1 Week
 
$7,900
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, November 25, 1936 - Tuesday, December 8, 1936 (2 Weeks)
Born to Dance
Starring Eleanor Powell
and James Stewart
Directed by Roy Del Ruth
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
108 Minutes
15 Maiden Lane
Starring Claire Trevor
and Cesar Romero
Directed by Allan Dwan

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
64 Minutes
  Wednesday, November 25, 1937:

"Owl Show" late show of "Born to Dance."
30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Born to Dance" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, December 1, 1936
$15,200
2
Tuesday, December 8, 1936
$8,500
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $1,693
--
2 Weeks
 
$23,700
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, December 9, 1936 - Tuesday, December 15, 1936 (1 Week)
Banjo on My Knee
Starring Barbara Stanwyck
and Joel McCrea
Directed by John Cromwell
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
95 Minutes
Love in Exile
Starring Helen Vinson
and Clive Brook
Directed by Alfred L. Werker

A Gaumont British Picture
63 Minutes
  "Mickey's Circus" Starring Mickey Mouse / Directed by Ben Sharpsteen / A Walt Disney Production in Technicolor / A United Artists Release
30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Banjo on My Knee" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, December 15, 1936
$7,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,114
--
1 Week
 
$7,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, December 16, 1936 - Tuesday, December 22, 1936 (1 Week)
Old Hutch
Starring Wallace Beery
and Eric Linden
Directed by J. Walter Rubin
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
80 Minutes
Crack-Up
Starring Peter Lorre
and Brian Donlevy
Directed by Malcolm St. Clair

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
70 Minutes
  30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Old Hutch" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, December 22, 1936
$6,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $857
--
1 Week
 
$6,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, December 23, 1936 - Tuesday, December 29, 1936 (1 Week)
Stowaway
Starring Shirley Temple
and Robert Young
Directed by William A. Seiter
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
87 Minutes
Charlie Chan at the Opera
Starring Warner Oland
and Boris Karloff
Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
68 Minutes
  "A Gift: A Lovely Picture of Shirley Temple, Wednesday and Thursday, December 23 and 24 only!"
30¢ until 1:00 PM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Stowaway" @ 30¢ - 55¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, December 29, 1936
$10,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,429
--
1 Week
 
$10,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, December 30, 1936 - Tuesday, January 5, 1937 (1 Week)
After the Thin Man
Starring William Powell
and Myrna Loy
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
112 Minutes
Woman-Wise
Starring Rochelle Hudson
and Michael Whalen
Directed by Allan Dwan

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
87 Minutes
  Doors open at 11:45 AM
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Thursday, December 31, 1936:
Major Studio Preview
 
 
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