Ritz Theatre

18 W. 4th Street,
Tulsa, OK 74103

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Okie
Okie on May 21, 2006 at 3:24 pm

Here’s an interesting site about movie trivia related to Oklahoma;
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xxx
xxx on March 26, 2006 at 10:53 pm

Grand opening newspaper ads boasted a 2000 seat auditorium for the fabulous Ritz Theatre.

Okie
Okie on March 19, 2006 at 3:54 pm

Suanders styled Ritz lobbies, mezzanine, and 2000 seat auditorium as atmospheric Italian Renaissance opulent courtyards, where one area gracefully flowed into the next. Ornate sidewalls were adorned with an abundance of clorfully lighted niches and sumptuous statuary. Installed high above were Brenograph silver lined clouds, and electronic twinkling pink stars in a dramtic midnight blue plaster sky.
Here is a link listing E.W. Saunders other work-
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xxx
xxx on October 22, 2005 at 4:51 pm

Web address with vintage Ritz photos can be found here…
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xxx on June 18, 2005 at 7:52 pm

A 2005 movie house calendar,‘Tulsa, See-Ya at the Movies’, has rare RITZ Theatre interior/exterior pix and an image of the pipe organ.

xxx
xxx on March 26, 2005 at 2:42 am

RITZ Theatre 1926-1960, 2000 seats including balcony, Robert Morton pipe organ, Italian Revival atmospheric/arch-Edward Watkins Saunders.
For interesting theater info & photos see Tulsa TV Memories & Tulsa Retro Museum web pages.