The Liberty Theatre opened its doors to the community Wednesday afternoon to show off new renovations. The theater plans to finish phase one of renovations by the theater's 95th birthday in April. Thus far, there have been significant changes to the basement and work on the exterior of the building. 

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Rick Janda

In the movie, The Black Stallion, the front of the Liberty Theater was shown for a couple of seconds.

Rick Janda

Yes, it was, and I clearly remember that. One look at that quick shot and I instantly recognized it! Also, much of the long beach scenes where the boy is riding the horse were filmed in Gearhart.

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