Merryweather Cinema

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Merryweather Cinema
Last updated December 2017
Danger Updater MDUDC 13:30, 17 December 2018 (UTC)
Merryweather Cinema

Pashenton [79, 19]

the Egleton Building Uttermare Grove St. Arnold's Church
(Rolt Heights)
Walwyn Bank Merryweather Cinema the Gold Monument
(Rolt Heights)
Club Pledger
(Santlerville)
wasteland
(Santlerville)
Ramsden Way Fire Station
(Gibsonton)

Basic Info:

  • Cinemas are "shrouded in darkness" when unpowered.
  • Cinemas are Dark buildings.
  • In the presence of a fuelled portable generator, a Cinema's flavor text will change to one of the following:
    • "…a black-and-white drama film still looping silently on its main screen."
    • "…a recent horror film still looping silently on its main screen."
    • "…an old horror film still looping silently on its main screen."
    • "…a black-and-white documentary film still looping silently on its main screen."
    • "…a recent drama film still looping silently on its main screen."
    • "…a dramatic science-fiction film still looping silently on its main screen."
    • "…a black-and-white science-fiction film playing on its main screen."

Merryweather Cinema

Description

Merryweather Cinema is an old brick building with a bright, 70s era, neon marquee. The box office stand in between the two front doors, which have been barricade quite heavily. The marquee lists movies currently showing, including Blackula, Cannibal Holocaust, Evil Dead II and The Blob. The yellow and blue neon glow casts a series of eerie shadows all over the sidewalk.

History

Merryweather Cinema was originally opened in 1908 as The Harwyn Theatre. Specializing in vaudeville acts, The Harwyn was a very popular place to be in the until the early 30s. After the theater changed hands a number of times over several decades, it came into the possession of Stanley Merryweather. He renovated the theater and renamed it to the Merryweather Cinema, in the early 70s and began to run double bills with mixes of Horror, Science Fiction, Blaxploitation, Grindhouse, Schlock and Gore films.

Surprisingly, he outperformed all expectations and kept the theater open right up until the outbreak. It remained in disrepair for some time until the Big Damn Heroes took over as management. They've since decided to help entertain the hardened survivors of Malton by continuing in the fine tradition of Stanley Marryweather and showing the very worst that cinema has to offer.

Now Showing

All shows begin at 9pm.

For the week of September 8th:
Last House on the Left
Don't go in the House
The Warriors

For the week of September 15th:
Zombi
The Gates of Hell
The Psychic

Barricade Policy

In accordance with the Pashenton Barricade Plan, the Big Damn Heroes strive to keep the Cinema as Extremely Heavily barricaded (EHB) at all times. This is not just to provide a safe haven for survivors, but also to ensure that the Merryweather's patrons can enjoy their cinema in relative peace.

A generator is also hooked up, powering the projector and a transmitter, tuned to 28.81, so that patrons may leave feedback and request films from the Big Damn Heroes.

Current Status

September 9th, 2008

Generator replaced and refueled by Big Damn Heroes. Cades at EHB. Two potentially dangerous PKers inside from the group Legends of Darkness, possibly there to watch the upcoming Lucio Fulci zombie movie marathon. Travelers should be cautious. CharlieFandango 8:28, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

Both PKers were eliminated.... "no ticket". --Alymon 21:46, 9 September 2008 (BST)

August 27th, 2008

Transmitter tuned to Big Damn Heroes frequency, 28.81, barricades at Extremely Heavily Barricaded (EHB) CharlieFandango 14:39, 27 August 2008 (UTC)



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