Time is running out for movie theaters to upgrade to digital

In small communities like Stigler, the theater is more of a community service than a business. And the expense of upgrading theater equipment to digital — an estimated $70,000 per screen — can be overwhelming.

BY JENNIFER PALMER Modified: February 17, 2013 at 12:58 am •  Published: February 17, 2013
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STIGLER — At least three paying customers are needed before the Time Theatre will run a movie, and there have been nights when Stigler resident Mitzi Woodson bought an extra ticket just so she and her husband could sit down for a show.

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