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Help! We need your support to replace our crumbling, leaking marquee with a new beautiful marquee based on the original 1926 design!
Help! We need your support to replace our crumbling, leaking marquee with a new beautiful marquee based on the original 1926 design!
1,102 backers pledged $73,126 to help bring this project to life.

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    1. Creator Hollywood Theatre on December 4, 2013

      Hi Bill,

      All rewards were mailed out last January. If you did not receive it, please contact us directly and we will look into it. You can email

    2. Creator Bill Cernansky on December 4, 2013

      I also have not received my rewards. Is anyone getting them?

    3. Creator Chris Wood on November 12, 2013

      I have not received my reward yet. Is it still coming?

    4. Creator Jennifer on February 19, 2013

      hi! i am so glad this is happening and i am happy to be a part of that. did the tickets go out yet? i have not received mine.

    5. Creator Marc on January 31, 2013

      I noticed the estimated delivery for reward tickets is January, which is just about over. Have they been sent out yet?

    6. Creator Elizabeth on December 18, 2012

      Go, Hollywood Theatre, GO! It is a privilege to support the artists, teachers, and visionaries that your organization brings to our community. Thank you for what you do and for being the best theater in Portland.

    7. Creator Edward Camarillo on December 18, 2012

      Yea! You may hear someone toot their horn as they drive past tonight. It'll be me!

    8. Creator Aabra Jaggard on December 18, 2012

      Congrats! I look forward to seeing the new marquee. :)

      In the meantime, did you know former MST3K riffers Cinematic Titanic are on tour with "Doll Squad", and would fit perfectly in to Hollywood Theatre's programming?

    9. Creator Hollywood Theatre on December 11, 2012

      After the deadline (Dec 18) we will send an email about your reward where you can designate if it goes to CCC. Thanks!

    10. Creator Carmen Farmer on December 11, 2012

      I was glad to make a donation and interested in sending the tickets to Central City Concern, as mentioned. But didn't see any directions for doing that on the Hollywood donation site or CCC's . Can the tickets still be donated to CCC? Thanks.

    11. Creator Hollywood Theatre on December 11, 2012

      We made it! Thanks to everyone who has pledged to make this new marquee a reality!

      There are numerous reasons to still pledge or increase your pledge!

      1) As mentioned in the video, while our goal is $55,000, this is the bare minimum amount we need to make it happen (and we wanted to be sure we set a realistic goal.) Ideally we would like to land at $75,000 to be sure we can cover any unforeseen construction expenses that arise (this is an old building with many surprises!) and to help with ongoing maintenance and light bulbs. All of the money raised through Kickstarter will be used only for the marquee.

      2) Great rewards! You still have a chance to get free tickets, t-shirts, holiday gifts for friends and family, a photo of your name in lights on the new marquee, a vintage marquee letter and even your own private event at the theatre!

      3) Bragging rights! When you come to the theatre with your friends, you can say "I helped make this beautiful marquee happen!" It's a chance to be part of something exciting, historic and great for the city of Portland!

      Thanks again for your support!

    12. Creator Shannon Zambito on December 11, 2012

      Hooray!! Congratulations! We are so excited for you and so proud to be a part of such a great project & a wonderful city!

    13. Creator Colin Williams on December 11, 2012

      Killed it today. wtg on the goal.

    14. Creator Naomi Marshall on December 11, 2012

      I'm so glad that Hollywood's made the goal!
      Thank you, fellow contributors!

    15. Creator Gail Zuro on December 11, 2012

      Congratulations, Hollywood!

    16. Creator Aabra Jaggard on December 11, 2012

      You made it! Congratulations!

    17. Creator Brian Howard on December 10, 2012

      I love the Hollywood Theater. So glad to have it in my neighborhood. I love that they support small independent film makers and have shows like Kung Fu Theater and The Grindhouse. Hollywood Theater is a one of those gems of Portland. Glad I could support this effort.

    18. Creator Hollywood Theatre on December 5, 2012

      Thanks so much for your support Robby and Planet Argon!

    19. Creator Robby Russell on December 5, 2012

      So glad that we at Planet Argon ( ) can help towards this!

    20. Creator Joshua Leake on December 1, 2012

      I grew up going to this theater as a kid!

    21. Creator Hollywood Theatre on November 13, 2012

      When we hit the goal we will send you an email about your reward. At that time you can let us know what you want to do with it. Thanks for your support!

    22. Creator jacqueline tucker on November 13, 2012

      Love the Hollywood Theater. I backed the project, how do I donate the movie tickets to Central City Concern?

    23. Creator Jessie Dettwiler on November 7, 2012

      Local and international, obscure and mainstream, serious and hilarious; Thank you, Hollywood Theater, for the variety of films and events that you offer in your gorgeous old building. I love you!

    24. Creator Hollywood Theatre on November 5, 2012

      Thanks Rick! We love your films!

    25. Creator Rick Minnich on November 3, 2012

      I fell in love with the Hollywood Theatre when I visited it while passing through Portland a few years ago. I sure hope you reach your goal and keep your wonderful theater running.

    26. Creator Hollywood Theatre on November 2, 2012

      Thank you Landa! We couldn't do it without community supporters like you!

    27. Creator Landa Ainsworth on November 2, 2012

      A beautiful marquee befitting a beautiful building, let's get it done! Thanks for all you bring to Portland!

    28. Creator Ed Matuskey on November 2, 2012

      I'm doing it for the HP Lovecraft film festival! ;)