The letter below is from Abby King.
"Many of you know who I am. Even more of you probably know who I am without knowing it. I have worked for and with Loretta for many years. As a matter of fact, September 5, 2010 will mark my 19th anniversary at Salem Cinema.
Do you remember the first movie you ever saw at Salem Cinema? Do you remember how it enchanted and inspired you? I do! Back in the spring of 1991 when I was a sophomore at Willamette, I purchased my first Salem Cinema ticket to see Richard Harris and Tom Berenger in Jim Sheridan's THE FIELD. And I was hooked. I couldn't begin to count the number of Salem Cinema films that I have drawn from emotionally since then.
I also can't begin to imagine the gaping hole that would be left in our community if there were no Salem Cinema.
Over the past week, we've gotten such a warm and encouraging ..." (click here to read the rest)