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It was listed in the St. Petersburg Times in 1963, if that helps.
I’m guessing the theater was on the right side of the plaza, in the courtyard past the Publix and TG&Y. I don’t think there are any visible remnants.
Site now appears to be used as a storage facility.
Appears to be an art gallery now.
This was replaced by either a shopping center or mobile home park.
An article I read mentioned a Floyd theater in Haines City. Knowing of only this one and an indoor theater, I’m going to have to assume this was a Floyd.
Thanks. I was most likely going to be in the Quincy area tomorrow and thought I would try and check them out. I’ll poke around downtown, I guess.
Joe, do you have any more information on the Shaw, Roxy, and drive-in? I can’t seem to find anything.
Newspaper ad from 1990:
The Strand in 2003:
Looks like it’s been gone awhile.
US 90, west of town:
600 Boll Weevil Circle.
Building in April 2010: View link
Old drive-in marquee now used by the theater: View link
The actual address is 4341 Lafayette Street (US 90).
Marquee in November 2009: View link
Irv’s right. Here’s a Street View with an old painted sign for the Ritz:
Marquee in 2001. The site has since been redeveloped.
Marquee and entrance: View link
Marquee: View link
Building: View link
I stopped by in March 2010. The drive-in is pretty rundown and was still closed for the season.
Ticket booth: View link
Screen: View link
Stopped by yesterday. Not much has changed, except that the lot has many small trees.
My information came solely from this website and Google Maps. I’d never been to Quitman before the day I took that picture.
This is a picture from December 2009.