January 16, 2004
In its early days, the Mack was a premiere venue with state-of-the-art sound and projection systems, and heating and air-conditioning systems powered by its own plant. It seated 700 people in its spring seats, an early example of these, in the auditorium with its specially constructed acoustical walls designed to provide the best sound experience of the day.
Today the Mack shows mostly arthouse-type films, independents, and foreign films. It’s still a single screen, a rarity in these days of the multiplex. Overall, it's charmingly old-fashioned and a pleasant experience -- unless you hate the movie.
The Mack is immediately adjacent to Serendipity Ice Cream (my entry) and across the street from the McMenamins’ Hotel Oregon (my entry) in Minnville‘s Downtown Historic District (my entry).
Admission: $6, (Matinees) $4.50. (Loge) plus $1.50 per admission, (62+and under 12) $4.50.
From journal Planes, Trains, UFOs & Historic McMinnville