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The History of AMC: The World's First Multiplex Cinema (Video)

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AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (AMC) got its start as American Multi-Cinema Theatres. It was founded in 1920 by Maurice, Edward, and Barney Dubinsky. 

In 1945 the company began building drive-in theaters. They started expanding with the acquisition of the Liberty Theater, which they renamed the Roxy in 1947.

The pandemic forced the theatre chain to shut down in 2020.  

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 Jim Cramer explains his AMC views during a recent episode of TheStreet Live.

After serving as CEO, president and member of the company's board since 2016, Adam Aron was recently named the chairman of AMC Entertainment.

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