May 22, 1982

The Tower Twin Theatre was showing “Conan the Barbarian,” starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, and “The Road Warrior,” the American name for the Australian action film “Mad Max 2.”

May 13, 1979

Walt Disney’s “Bedknobs and Broomsticks” was showing at the Tower Twin Theatre

April 15, 1979

“Superman the Movie,” with Christopher Reeve playing the caped superhero, and “Take Down,” starring Edward Herrmann and Kathleen Lloyd, were showing at the Tower Theatre.

March 24, 1973

The comedy film, “What’s Up, Doc?,” a “screwball” comedy produced by Peter Bogdanovich and featuring Barbara Streisand and Ryan O’Neal, opened at the Tower Theater.

March 20, 1982

Academy Award-nominated “Reds,” starring Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton, and “Great White” were showing at the Tower Theater.

March 6, 1955

“Broken Lance,” starring Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Jean Peters, Richard Widmark and Katy Jurado was showing with the new “CinemaScope” at the Tower Theatre.

Jan. 6, 1957

“Written on the Wind,” starring Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack and Dorothy Malone, was playing at the Tower Theatre.

Nov. 23, 1952

“Bonzo Goes to College,” starring Maureen O’Sullivan and Edmund Gwenn, was playing at the Tower Theatre.

Nov. 8, 1967

Rogers and Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music” was playing at the Tower theater, the “Show Palace of Portales” according to the ad in the Portales News Tribune.

Oct. 28, 1962

Samuel Bronston’s “King of Kings” opened at the Tower Theatre. The film “thunders with the triumph of right over might!” declared the ad.