The Grand Rex
Silver Screens - A Passion For Movie Theaters
The Kinopanorama

Chinese Theater
One of the last "Movie Palaces": the Chinese Theater, on Hollywood Blvd. Please see Los Angeles

Midnight, Star Wars Episode 3...
Star Wars Episode 3: A stroll throughout Paris
Star Wars Episode 3 goes digital on the Champs-Elysées
Star Wars Episode 3: a very long line at the Ziegfeld!!!
Movie theaters in movies
The Grand Rex in Paris
The Kinopanorama
The Books, updated - some fine books we suggest

Paris 14th      Paris 16th
San Francisco
The Paramount Opéra, in Paris; many pictures and a video!

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At long last, an update! Because today, May 18, 2005, is not an ordinary day for French moviegoers. Today is the day the last episode of the Star Wars saga is finally released! At long last too! And rumor has it French moviegoers were the very first in the world to discover this movie.

Yesterday evening, thousands of us queued in front of major cinemas in Paris and in other big cities to attend the first shows, at exactly midnight.

To celebrate this and share these moments with you guys from all over the world, Silver Screens shows you what some of the crowds looked like last night. We also invite you to a stroll throughout Paris last week where the Star Wars signs could be seen on most of our cinemas. Plus an article on how the movie is projected digitally (and beautifully too!) in three Parisian cinemas. We'll also show you how the French saw the waiting line in front of the famous Ziegfeld in New York.

Enjoy the visit!

Last update May 18, 2005