Wednesday, December 28, 1938 - Tuesday, January 3, 1939 (1 Week)
Sweethearts
Starring Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy
Directed by W. S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture in Technicolor
114 Minutes
"Water Babies" A Silly Symphony in Technicolor / Directed by Wilfred Jackson / A Walt Disney Production / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Rlease
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Sweethearts" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 3. 1939
34
$20,100
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $3,014
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $591
34
$20,100
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, January 4, 1939 - Tuesday, January 10, 1939 (1 Week)
Kentucky
Starring Loretta Young and Richard Greene
Directed by David Butler
A 20th Century-Fox Picture in Technicolor
96 Minutes
"Ferdinand the Bull" A Silly Symphony in Technicolor / Directed by Dick Rickard / A Walt Disney Production / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Rlease
"Penny's Pencil" with Pete Smith and Prudence Penny / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject in Technicolor
"All Technicolor Show!"
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Major Studio Preview, Monday, January 9, 1939:

JESSE JAMES
Starring Tyrone Power and Henry Fonda
Directed by Henry King
A 20th Century-Fox Picture in Technicolor
106 Minutes

Reported Gross "Kentucky" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 10, 1939
42
$15,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,200
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $366
42
$15,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, January 11, 1939 - Tuesday, January 18, 1939 (1 Week)
Thanks for Everything
Starring Adolphe Menjou
and Jack Oakie
Directed by William A. Seiter
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
70 Minutes

Trade Winds
Starring Fredric March
and Joan Bennett
Directed by Tay Garnett

A Walter Wanger Production
A United Artists Release
93 Minutes
  "Electrical Power: Another Romance of Celluloid" part three of a six-part documentary showing the making of films at M-G-M / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
"The Lawless World" with Robert L. Ripley / A Warner Bros. Short Subject
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Thanks for Everything" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 18, 1939
$10,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,457
--
1 Week
 
$10,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, January 19, 1939 - Tuesday, January 31, 1939 (2 Weeks)
Jesse James
Starring Tyrone Power and Henry Fonda
Directed by Henry King
A 20th Century-Fox Picture in Technicolor
106 Minutes


"A Farmyard Symphony" A Silly Symphony in Technicolor / Directed by Jack Cutting / A Walt Disney Production / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Rlease
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Jesse James" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, January 25,1939
35
$15,900
2
Tuesday, January 21, 1939
35
$8,600
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $1,750
--
--
2 Weeks
Average Performance: $350
70
$24,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, February 1, 1939 - Tuesday, February 7, 1939 (1 Week)
Idiot's Delight
Starring Norma Shearer
and Clark Gable
Directed by Clarence Brown
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
107 Minutes

While New York Sleeps
Starring Michael Whalen
and Jean Rogers
Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
63 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Idiot's Delight" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 7, 1939
$15,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,142
--
1 Week
 
$15,000
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, February 8, 1939 - Tuesday, February 14, 1939 (1 Week)
Stand Up and Fight
Starring Wallace Beery
and Robert Taylor
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
97 Minutes

Flirting with Fate
Starring Joe E. Brown
and Leo Carillo
Directed by Frank McDonald

A David L. Loew Production
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Release
660 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Stand Up and Fight" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 14, 1939
$8,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,214
--
1 Week
 
$8,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, February 15, 1939 - Tuesday, February 21, 1939 (1 Week)
Honolulu
Starring Eleanor Powell
and Robert Young
Directed by Edward Buzzell
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
83 Minutes

4 Girls in White
Starring Florence Rice
and Una Merkel
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
73 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Honolulu" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 21, 1939
$12,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,829
--
1 Week
 
$12,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, February 22, 1939 - Tuesday, February 28, 1939 (1 Week)
Made for Each Other
Starring Carole Lombard
and James Stewart
Directed by John Cromwell
A Selznick International Picture
A United Artists Release
92 Minutes

Pardon Our Nerve
Starring Lynn Bari
and June Gale
Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
65 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Monday, March 1, 1939:

"$250,000 Movie Quiz" Winners Announced

Reported Gross "Made for Each Other" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, February 28, 1939
$8,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,249
--
1 Week
 
$8,700
Source: Variety
 
 
World Premiere Engagement
Wednesday, March 1, 1939 - Tuesday, March 7, 1939 (1 Week)
The Little Princess
Starring Shirley Temple
and Richard Greene
Directed by Walter Lang
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
93 Minutes

The Girl Downstairs
Starring Franciska Gaal
and Franchot Tone
Directed by Norman Taurog

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
77 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Little Princess" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, March 7, 1939
$10,800
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,543
--
1 Week
 
$10,800
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, March 8, 1939 - Tuesday, March 14, 1939 (1 Week)
Stagecoach
Starring John Wayne
and Claire Trevor
Directed by John Ford
A Walter Wanger Production
A United Artists Release
96 Minutes

Inside Story
Starring Michael Whalen
and Jean Rogers
Directed by Ricardo Cortez

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
60 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Stagecoach" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, March 14, 1939
$10,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,457
--
1 Week
 
$10,200
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, March 15, 1939 - Tuesday, March 21, 1939 (1 Week)
Wife, Husband and Friend
Starring Loretta Young
and Warner Baxter
Directed by Gregory Ratoff
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
75 Minutes

Arizona Wildcat
Starring Jane Withers
and Leo Carrillo
Directed by Herbert I. Leeds

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
69 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Wife, Husband and Friend" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, March 21, 1939
$7,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,071
--
1 Week
 
$7,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, March 22, 1939 - Tuesday, March 28, 1939 (1 Week)
The Ice Follies of 1939
Starring Joan Crawford
and James Stewart
Directed by Reinhold Schünzel
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
82 Minutes

Fast and Loose
Starring Robert Montgomery
and Rosalind Russell
Directed by Edwin L. Marin

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
80 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Ice Follies of 1939" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, March 28, 1939
$10,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,428
--
1 Week
 
$10,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, March 29, 1939 - Tuesday, April 4, 1939 (1 Week)
Tail Spin
Starring Alice Faye
and Constance Bennett
Directed by Roy Del Ruth
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
84 Minutes

The Three Musketeers
Starring Don Ameche
and The Ritz Brothers
Directed by Allan Dwan

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
73 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Tail Spin" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 4, 1939
$9,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,386
--
1 Week
 
$9,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, April 5, 1939 - Tuesday, April 11, 1939 (1 Week)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Starring Mickey Rooney
and Walter Connolly
Directed by Richerd Thorpe
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
91 Minutes

Burn 'Em Up O'Connor
Starring Dennis O'Keefe
and Cecilia Parker
Directed by Edward Sedgewick

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
70 Minutes

  "The Ugly Duckling" A Silly Symphony in Technicolor / Directed by Jack Cutting / A Walt Disney Production / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Rlease
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 11, 1939
$7,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,000
--
1 Week
 
$7,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, April 12, 1939 - Tuesday, April 18, 1939 (1 Week)
Broadway Serenade
Starring Jeanette MacDonald
and Lew Ayres
Directed by Robert Z. Leonard
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
114 Minutes

Everybody's Baby
Starring Jed Prouty
and Shirley Deane
Directed by Malcolm St. Clair

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
61 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Broadwat Serenade" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 18, 1939
$8,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,214
--
1 Week
 
$8,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, April 19, 1939 - Tuesday, April 25, 1939 (1 Week)
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell
Starring Don Ameche
and Loretta Young
Directed by Irving Cummings
A Cosmopolitan Production
A 20th Century-Fox Release
98 Minutes
The Kid from Texas
Starring Dennis O'Keefe
and Florence Rice
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
71 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Story of Alexander Graham Bell" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, April 25, 1939
$11,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,614
--
1 Week
 
$11,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, April 26, 1939 - Tuesday, May 3, 1939 (1 Week)
Let Freedom Ring
Starring Nelson Eddy
and Virginia Bruce
Directed by Jack Conway
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
87 Minutes

Sergeant Madden
Starring Wallace Beery
and Tom Brown
Directed by Josef von Sternberg

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
80 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Let Freedom Ring" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, May 3, 1939
$8,200
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,171
--
1 Week
 
$8,200
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, May 3, 1939 - Tuesday, May 9, 1939 (1 Week)
The Return of the Cisco Kid
Starring Warner Baxter
and Lynn Baro
Directed by Herbert I. Leeds
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
70 Minutes

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Starring Richard Greene
and Basil Rathbone
Directed by Sidney Lanfield

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
80 Minutes

 

THEATRE EXECUTIVE STAFF
Managing Director - Sid Grauman
Manager - Spyros G. Cardas
Assistant Manager - Earl Poggi
Treasurer - Gene Kohler
Secretary - Gertrude Skall
Chief Projectionist - Fred Weaver
Engineer - Herry Borthistle
Stage Manager - George Ormston
Assistant Stage Manager - William Thorneycroft


Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Return of the Cisco Kid" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, May 9, 1939
$10,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,471
--
1 Week
 
$10,300
Source: Variety

An undated issue of The Playgoer exisits for this engagement.
 
Gala Premiere, Friday, May 12, 1939
Regular Engagement: Saturday, May 13, 1939 - Sunday, June 11, 1939 (4 Weeks)
Revue Folies Bergères
A Live Stage Revue directly from Paris, London and the International Casino, New York
Presented by Clifford C. Fischer

PROGRAMME:

1. INTRODUCING THE BEAUTY FACTORY:

(a) The Laboratory (How one creates living beauties)
The Workmen—Delaney, Taylor, Taylor, Carey
The Working Girls—Shaltenbrand, Firmanova, Arafeloff

(b) The Electric Spangling:
The Spangled Nude—Shuter
The Metal Dresses—Xenia, Veronica, Melvyn, Hatton, Larsen

(c) Feather Trains:
Sokolova, King, Dolan, Fabian

(d) The Latest Fashions of Paris
The Marching Capes— Dixon, Carrol, Adams, Colburn, Merryl, Steen, Oelzi

2. BICYCLES
The Bicycle Riders—Trio Shyretto

3. THE PARISIAN SHOP
The Milliner—Sokolova
The Maganer—Curran
The Customer—Nargo
The Customer—Bruay
The Ladies's Hats—Steen, Merryl, Oelzi, Adams, Dixon, Dolan
The Men's Hats—Melvyn, Carrol, Xenia, Hatton, Veronica, Shuter
The Spanish Hat—De Cuze
The Black Hat—Fabian

4. EMILE BOREO

5. THE VEIL—The Folies Bergeres Girls

6. THE LACE WEDDING

(a) The Lace Castle:
The Bride—Hibbert
The Bridegroom—Bird
The Girls with the Bouquets—Rhinfried, Pletcher, Wyshinska, DeCruz
The Suisse—Merryl
The Candles—Hatton, Melvyn
Two Pages—Boyce, Larsen

(b) Wedding Night:
The Bride—Hibbert
The Bridegroom—Bird
The Best Man—LaRue
The Maids—Shuter, Steen, King, Veronica, Firmanova, Arafeloff, Shaltenbrand, F. Schley, H. Schley, Paulsen, Rowe
The Nurse—Oelzi, Dolan, Dixon, Adams, Carrol, Fabian
The Baby—Curran

8. FRED SANBORN and his famous xylophone
Assistend by Charles Lawrence

9. THE EXOTIC TASTE:
The West Indians—Firmnova, Shaltenbrand, Sokolova, Xenia, Brown, Veronica, Samson, McDonald, Reinfriend, H. Schley, F. Schley, Smith, Boyce, Rowe, Arafeloff, Shuter, King, Carrol, Dixon, Hatton
The Dancer—Tito Valez
The Dancer—Corinne
(Dance arranged by Tito Valdes)

10. EMILE BOREO

11. GEORGE BRUAY:
Assisted by Vera Nargo and De Cruz
The Artist and his living models
Presenting the girls on the easels—Shuter, Carrol, Adams, Fabian, Colburn, Dolan, Larsen, H. Schley, Fletcher

12. TRAMPS—FRANKLYN D'AMORE and ANITA

13. MAXIM'S (Period 1900)
The Honest Girls—Adams, Merryl, Colburn, Oelzi, Carrol, Fabian
The Dames des chez Maxim's—Steen, Hatton, Melvyn, Shuter, Dolan, Dixon
The Cake Walk—Shaltenbrand, Sokolova, Xenia, Arafeloff
The "Merry Widow"—Martha Demeter
The "Merry Widower"—Bruay
The "Companion"—Nargo
The Boys—Delaney, Taylor, Taylor, Caret
La Mademoiselle Nargo, Firmanova, King, Veronica, Larsen

CAN-CAN—The Folies Bergeres Girls

FINALE WITH ENTIRE COMPANY

Staged by LOUIS LEMARCHAND of the Folies Bergere Theatre, Paris
Costumes Executed by Madame JEANNE SAUNAL, Paris, from the Sketches of Mr. FREDDY WITTOP
Parisian Shop Sets and Costumes Designed by JEAN LE SEYEUX
Scenery Executed by Messrs. LAVIGNAC, PELLEGRY and RAYMOND DESHAYS from the sketches of FREDDY WITTOP
Plastic Groups by FERNAND BUZON, Paris
Rhodoid Effect from JAN BAEZNER, Paris
Fluorescent Make-up through the Courtesy of ELIZABETH ARDEN, LTD.
Stage Manager: JOE O. HESS
Traesurer: MURRAY NADEL
Musical Director: LOU FORMAN
Personal Representative for Clifford C. Fischer: EDDIE LEWIS
GEORGES BRUAY—The Envoy of International Affairs from the Folies Bergere, Paris


Intact! Complete! Exactly as it thrilled London, Paris, and the New York International Casino! Directed from Treasure Island (San Fransisco International Exposition - ED)
Weekdays at: 2:00, 7:00, 9:15 PM
Saturdays at: 2:30, 7:00, 9:15, 11:45 PM
Sundays at: 2:00, 4:30, 7:00, 9:15 PM

Weekday Matinees Prices:
50¢, 75¢

Evening & Weekend Matinee Prices:
50¢, 75¢, $1.00

Premiere Tickets: $2.00

Thursday, May 18th, 1939:

Grauman's Chinese Theatre 12th Birthday Today


Variety reported that Folies Bergere had grossed $87,000 for its run at the Chinese, for a daily average of $3,107 and a performance average of $946.

 
Tuesday, June 13, 1939 - Monday, June 19, 1939 (1 Week)
Maisie
Starring Robert Young
and Ann Sothern
Directed by Edwin L. Marin
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
75 Minutes

Calling Dr. Kildare
Starring Lew Ayres
and Lionel Barrymore
Directed by Harold S. Bucquet

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
86 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Maisie" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 19, 1939
$9,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,286
--
1 Week
 
$9,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Tuesday, June 20, 1939 - Monday, June 26, 1939 (1 Week)
Tarzan Finds a Son!
Starring Johnny Weissmuller
and Maureen O'Sullivan
Directed by Richard Thorpe
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
82 Minutes

Winner Take All
Starring Tony Martin
and Gloria Stuart
Directed by Otto Brower

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
61 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Tarzan Finds a Son!" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, June 26, 1939
$7,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,071
--
1 Week
 
$7,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Tuesday, June 27, 1939 - Monday, July 3, 1939 (1 Week)
Susannah of the Mounties
Starring Shirley Temple
and Randolph Scott
Directed by Walter Lang
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
79 Minutes

The Gorilla
Starring The Ritz Brothers
and Anita Louise
Directed by Allan Dwan

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
66 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Susanna of the Mounties" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, July 3, 1939
$8,400
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,200
--
1 Week
 
$8,400
Source: Variety
 
 
Tuesday, July 4, 1939 - Monday, July 10, 1939 (1 Week)
Stronger Than Desire
Starring Virginia Bruce
and Walter Pidgeon
Directed by Leslie Fenton
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
78 Minutes

They All Came Out
Starring Rita Johnson
and Tom Neal
Directed by Jacques Tourneur

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
70 Minutes

  "The Bear That Couldn't Sleep" / A Quimby/Ising Cartoon in Technicolor / Directed by Rudolf Ising / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Cartoon
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Stronger Than Desire" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, July 10, 1939
$6,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $929
--
1 Week
 
$6,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Tuesday, July 11, 1939 - Tuesday, July 18, 1939 (1 Week)
Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever
Starring Lewis Stone
and Mickey Rooney
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
85 Minutes

Bridal Suite
Starring Annabella
and Robert Young
Directed by Wilhelm Thiele

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
70 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, July 18, 1939
$14,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $2,000
--
1 Week
 
$14,000
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, July 19, 1939 - Tuesday, July 25, 1939 (1 Week)
Second Fiddle
Starring Sonja Henie
and Tyrone Power
Directed by Sidney Lanfield
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
85 Minutes

It Could Happen to You
Starring Stuart Erwin
and Gloria Stuart
Directed by Alfred L. Werker

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
70 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Second Fiddle" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, July 25, 1939
$11,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,657
--
1 Week
 
$11,600
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, July 26, 1939 - Tuesday, August 1, 1939 (1 Week)
Winter Carnival
Starring Ann Sheridan
and Richard Carlson
Directed by Charles Reisner
A Walter Wanger Production
A United Artists Release
105 Minutes
Charlie Chan in Reno
Starring Sidney Toler
and Ricardo Cortez
Directed by Norman Foster

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
70 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Winter Carnival" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, August 1, 1939
$6,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $929
--
1 Week
 
$6,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, August 2, 1939 - Tuesday, August 8, 1939 (1 Week)
Frontier Marshal
Starring Randolph Scott
and Nancy Kelly
Directed by Allan Dwan
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
71 Minutes

Miracles for Sale
Starring Robert Young
and Florence Rice
Directed by Tod Browning

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
71 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Tuesday, August 8, 1939:

Last Showing of "Frontier Marshal" Starts at 3:00 PM
--
World Premiere at 8:30 PM:

STANLEY AND LIVINGSTON

Starring Spencer Tracy and Nancy Kelly
Directed by Henry King and Otto Brower
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
101 Minutes

Reported Gross "Frontier Marshal" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, August 8, 1939
$10,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,429
--
1 Week
 
$10,000
Source: Variety
 
 
World Premiere, Tuesday, August 8, 1939 @ 8:30 PM
Regular Engagement: Wednesday, August 9, 1939 - Monday, August 14, 1939 (1 Week)
Stanley and Livingstone
Starring Spencer Tracy
and Nancy Kelly
Directed by Henry King and Otto Brower
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
101 Minutes

Quick Millions
Starring Jed Prouty
and Spring Byington
Directed by Malcolm St. Clair

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
62 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Sneak Preview, Monday, August 14, 1939 at 8:30 PM:

THE WIZARD OF OZ

Starring Judy Garland and Frank Morgan
Directed by Victor Fleming
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture in Technicolor
101 Minutes

Reported Gross "Stanley and Livingstone" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Monday, August 14, 1939 (6 Days)
$18,500
Totals
6 Days
Daily Average: $3,083
--
1 Week
 
$18,500
Source: Variety
 
 
West Coast Premiere, Tuesday, August 15, 1939
Regular Engagement: Wednesday, August 16, 1939 - Tuesday, August 22, 1939 (1 Week)
The Wizard of Oz
Starring Judy Garland and Frank Morgan
Directed by Victor Fleming
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture in Technicolor
101 Minutes
"From the Ends of the Earth: Another Romance of Celluliod" part four of a six-part documentary showing the making of films at M-G-M / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
Doors Open at 10:30 AM Daily
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Wizard of Oz" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Gross
1
Tuesday, August 16, 1938
37
$19,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $3,814
--
--
1 Week
Average Performance: $532
37
$19,700
Source: Variety


 
Wednesday, August 23, 1939 - Thursday, August 31, 1939 (1 Week)
Hotel for Women
Starring Linda Darnell
and James Ellison
Directed by Gregory Ratoff
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
83 Minutes

Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation
Starring Peter Lorre
and Joseph Schildkraut
Directed by Norman Foster

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
65 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Thursday, August 31, 1939:

Last showing of "Hotel for Women" begins at 3:00 PM.
--
Premiere at 8:30 PM:

THE WOMEN

Starring Norma Shearer and Joan Crawford
Directed by George Cukor
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
133 Minutes

Reported Gross "Hotel for Women" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, August 31, 1939 (9 Days)
$12,500
Totals
9 Days
Daily Average: $1,389
--
1 Week
 
$12,500
Source: Variety
 
 
World Premiere, Thursday, August 31, 1939 @ 8:30 PM
Regular Engagement: Wednesday, September 1, 1939 - Thursday, September 7, 1939 (1 Week)
The Women
Starring Norma Shearer
and Joan Crawford
Directed by George Cukor
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
133 Minutes
The News is Made at Night
Starring Preston Foster
and Lynn Bari
Directed by Alfred L. Werker

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
70 Minutes
  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Tuesday, September 5, 1939
Ginger Rogers (28) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "The Women" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, September 7, 1939 (9 Days)
$18,700
Totals
9 Days
Daily Average: $2,078
--
1 Week
 
$18,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, September 8, 1939 - Thursday, September 14, 1939 (1 Week)
Lady of the Tropics
Starring Robert Taylor
and Hedy Lamarr
Directed by Jack Conway
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
92 Minutes

6,000 Enemies
Starring Walter Pidgeon
and Rita Johnson
Directed by George B. Seitz

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
62 Minutes

  "The Ash Can Fleet" Starring James Bush and Lester Dorr / Directed by Fred Zinneman / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Lady of the Tropics" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, September 14, 1939
$7,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,085
--
1 Week
 
$7,600
Source: Variety
 
 
Friday, September 15, 1939 - Tuesday, September 26, 1939 (2 Weeks)
The Rains Came
Starring Myrna Loy
and Tyrone Power
Directed by Clarence Brown
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
103 Minutes

Stop, Look and Love
Starring Jean Rogers
and William Frawley
Directed by Otto Brower

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
58 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Rains Came" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Thursday, September 21, 1939
$16,000
2
Tuesday, September 26, 1939 (5 Days)
$8,700
Totals
12 Days
Daily Average: $2,058
--
2 Weeks
 
$24,700
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, September 27, 1939 - Tuesday, October 3, 1939 (1 Week)
Thunder Afloat
Starring Wallace Beery
and Chester Morris
Directed by George B. Seitz
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
95 Minutes

These Glamour Girls
Starring Lew Ayres
and Lana Turner
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
79 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Thunder Afloat" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, October 3, 1939
$9,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $
--
1 Week
 
$9,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, October 4, 1939 - Tuesday, October 10, 1939 (1 Week)
Here I am a Stranger
Starring Richard Greene
and Richard Dix
Directed by Roy del Ruth
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
82 Minutes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Starring Basil Rathbone
and Ida Lupino
Directed by Alfred L. Werker

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
85 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Tuesday, October 10, 1939:

Last showing of "Here I am a Stranger " begins at 3:00 PM;
--
Premiere at 8:30 PM:

BABES IN ARMS

Starring Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland
Directed by Busby Berkeley
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
94 Minutes

Reported Gross "Here I am a Stranger" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, October 10, 1939
$6,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $929
--
1 Week
 
$6,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Premiere, Tuesday, October 10, 1939 @ 8:30 PM
Regular Engagement: Wednesday, October 11, 1939 - Tuesday, October 17, 1939 (1 Week)
Babes in Arms
Starring Mickey Rooney
and Judy Garland
Directed by Busby Berkeley
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
94 Minutes

Charlie Chan at Treasure Island
Starring Sidney Toler
and Victor Sen Yung
Directed by Norman Foster

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
72 Minutes

  "Tune in at 8:15 PM on KMTR Radio for an All-Star Broadcast from the Chinese Theatre Forecourt"
Premiere Seats: $2.20
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Tuesday, October 10, 1939
Judy Garland (17) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Babes in Arms" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, October 17, 1939
$13,900
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,986
--
1 Week
 
$13,900
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, October 18, 1939 - Tuesday, October 24, 1939 (1 Week)
Blackmail
Starring Edward G. Robinson
and Ruth Hussey
Directed by H.C. Potter
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
81 Minutes

Fast and Furious
Starring Franchot Tone
and Ann Sothern
Directed by Busby Berkeley

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
73 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Blackmail" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, October 24, 1939
$7,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,071
--
1 Week
 
$7,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, October 25, 1939 - Tuesday, October 31, 1939 (1 Week)
At the Circus
Starring The Marx Brothers
and Florence Rice
Directed by Edward Buzzell
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
87 Minutes

Dancing Co-Ed
Starring Lana Turner
and Richard Carlson
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
84 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "At the Circus" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, October 31, 1939
$8,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,143
--
1 Week
 
$8,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, November 1, 1939 - Tuesday, November 7, 1939 (1 Week)
Eternally Yours
Starring Loretta Young
and David Niven
Directed by Tay Garnet
A Walter Wanger Production
A United Artists Release
95 Minutes
Pack Up Your Troubles
Starring Jane Withers
and The Ritz Brothers
Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
75 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
 
Monday, November 6, 1939
Jane Withers (13) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Gross "Eternally Yours" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 7, 1939
$8,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,214
--
1 Week
 
$8,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, November 8, 1939 - Tuesday, November 14, 1939 (1 Week)
Drums Along the Mohawk
Starring Claudette Colbert
and Henry Fonda
Directed by John Ford
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
104 Minutes
Too Busy to Work
Starring Jed Prouty
and Spring Byington
Directed by Otto Brower

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
64 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Drums Along the Mohawk" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 14, 1939
$11,300
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,614
--
1 Week
 
$11,300
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, November 15, 1939 - Tuesday, November 21, 1939 (1 Week)
Day-Time Wife
Starring Tyrone Power
and Linda Darnell
Directed by Gregory Ratoff
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
72 Minutes

Charlie Chan in City of Darkness
Starring Sidney Toler
and Lynn Bari
Directed by Herbert I. Leeds

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
75 Minutes

  "Let's Talk Turkey" with Pete Smith / Directed by Felix E. Feist / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Short Subject
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Day-Time Wife" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 21, 1939
$6,700
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $957
--
1 Week
 
$6,700
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, November 22, 1939 - Tuesday, November 28, 1939 (1 Week)
Another Thin Man
Starring William Powell
and Myrna Loy
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
103 Minutes

Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence
Starring Jean Rogers
and Raymond Walburn
Directed by Ricardo Cortez

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
62 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Another Thin Man" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, November 23, 1939
$12,900
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,843
--
1 Week
 
$12,900
Source: Variety
 
Wednesday, November 29, 1939 - Tuesday, December 5, 1939 (1 Week)
The Housekeeper's Daughter
Starring Joan Bennett
and Adolphe Menjou
Directed by Hal Roach
A Hal Roach Production
A United Artists Release
80 Minutes
The Honeymoon's Over
Starring Stuart Erwin
and Marjorie Weaver
Directed by Eugene Forde

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
69 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "The Housekeeper's Daughter" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, December 5, 1939
$7,000
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,000
--
1 Week
 
$7,000
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, December 6, 1939 - Tuesday, December 12, 1939 (1 Week)
Ninotchka
Starring Greta Garbo
and Melvyn Douglas
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
110 Minutes

Bad Little Angel
Starring Virginia Weidler
and Gene Reynolds
Directed by Willhelm Thiele

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
72 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Ninotchka" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, December 12, 1939
$12,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,786
--
1 Week
 
$12,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, December 13, 1939 - Tuesday, December 19, 1939 (1 Week)
Judge Hardy and Son
Starring Lewis Stone
and Mickey Rooney
Directed by George B. Seitz
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
90 Minutes

Nick Carter Master Detective
Starring Walter Pidgeon
and Rita Johnson
Directed by Jacques Tourneur

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
59 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Judge Hardy and Son" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, December 19, 1939
$7,500
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,071
--
1 Week
 
$7,500
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, December 20, 1939 - Tuesday, December 26, 1939 (1 Week)
Everything Happens at Night
Starring Sonja Henie
and Ray Milland
Directed by Irving Cummings
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
78 Minutes

20,000 Men a Year
Starring Randolph Scott
and Preston Foster
Directed by Alfred E. Green

A Cosmopolitan Production
A 20th Century-Fox Release
84 Minutes
  "Peace on Earth" a Harman/Quimby Cartoon in Technicolor / Directed by Hugh Harman / A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Cartoon
Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown

Reported Gross "Everything Happens at Night" @ 30¢ - 75¢
Week
Week Ending
Gross
1
Tuesday, December 26, 1939
$7,600
Totals
7 Days
Daily Average: $1,086
--
1 Week
 
$7,600
Source: Variety
 
 
Wednesday, December 27, 1939 - Tuesday, January 2, 1940 (1 Week)
Swanee River
Starring Don Ameche
and Andrea Leeds
Directed by Sidney Lanfield
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
In Technicolor
84 Minutes
City of Chance
Starring Lynn Bari
and C. Aubrey Smith
Directed by Ricardo Cortez

A 20th Century-Fox Picture
54 Minutes

  Day and Date:
Loew's State Theatre, Downtown
Sunday, December 31, 1939:

New Year's Eve showings of "Swanee River" with "A Surprise Major Studio Preview!" Seats 85¢
 
 
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