A look back at Lubbock theater history

posted by Michael Zoldessy on July 24, 2008 at 4:45 am

LUBBOCK, TX — One man takes a look back in time at some of the forgotten cinemas in Lubbock like the Winchester and the Lindsey.

I arrived in Lubbock in the fall of 1970. One of the first things I did was buy a newspaper and search out the movie ads, at which point I was astonished to find an old Italian western double feature booked at a theater called the State, located on Texas Avenue.

That would become my first movie experience in Lubbock.

Weeks would pass before I found the Winchester on 50th Street, by far Lubbock’s most impressive modern theater.

Read more at Lubbock Online.

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