Who’s Who in Cine Capri History


George Aurelius: vice president and general manager of Arizona Paramount Corporation. He oversaw the entire project, and gave the theater its name.

Henry George Greene, AIA, NCARB: architect for ABC Theaters.

Ralph Haver: president of Haver, Nunn & Jenson, Valley architects who helped design the Cine Capri.

W.E. “Bill” Homes, Jr.: CEO and president of Homes & Son Construction Company, Inc. General contractor for the Cine Capri theater.

Spero Kontos: president of the Los Angeles based John Filbert Company. Responsible for outfitting the original Cine Capri.

Harry Karp: district manager for Arizona Paramount

Wayne Kullander: inaugural Cine Capri manager. Later became an executive vice president with Harkins Theaters.

Dan Harkins: CEO of Harkins Theaters, final operator of the original Cine Capri, and responsible for building the new Cine Capri at the Scottsdale 101.

Greg Stangel: started the petition drive to Save the Cine Capri.

Pat McMahon: long-time Valley radio and television personality who also tried to help save the Cine Capri.

Harold Williams: Valley architect and a member of the Save the Cine Capri committee. Assisted with the creation of the Cine Capri model.

Doyle Hostetler: builder of the Cine Capri Model.

Gayle Homes Martin: daughter of W.E. “Bill” Homes, Jr. Cine Capri historian who commissioned the Cine Capri model.