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jchapman1 commented about Oklahoma Opry on Apr 23, 2007 at 9:51 am

Check out these pages for c1949 photos of this neighborhood theatre when it was still known as Knob Hill Theatre. In search area type in word “theatre”, once image downloads click on it again for larger shots -
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jchapman1 commented about 77 Drive-In on Apr 23, 2007 at 9:36 am

X rated films were shown at this drive in theatre during its last two years of operation. A tornado blew down the screen tower forcing closure.
The below site will lead to a 77 Drive-In Theatre c 1949 photo. In seach area type in word “theatre”. Once 77 Drive-In image appears, click on it again for a large view -
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jchapman1 commented about Ritz Theater on Apr 23, 2007 at 9:18 am

Want to see a rare exterior view of OKC’s Ritz Theatre? Go to below page, in search field type in the word theatre. Once Ritz photo downloads click on it again for a larger view -
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jchapman1 commented about Aldridge Theater on Apr 23, 2007 at 9:10 am

Take this shorter route, then type in the word “theatre”. Once picture downloads click on it again for a large shot -
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jchapman1 commented about Westland Theatre on Apr 23, 2007 at 9:03 am

For everything you always wanted to know about the Westland Theatre, but were afraid to ask, go to below site. In search area type in the word “theatre”. Click on these c1950’s exterior & interior photos for a larger view. This is a Jack Corgan design -
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jchapman1 commented about Ritz Theatre on Apr 23, 2007 at 8:50 am

To view c1900 postcard images of the Hinton Theatre go to the below page, in the search area type in the word “theatre”. Once image downloads click on photo again for a larger picture-
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jchapman1 commented about Cooper Cinerama Theatre on Apr 13, 2007 at 3:11 pm

c1926 exterior shot -
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jchapman1 commented about Midwest Theatre on Apr 13, 2007 at 3:00 pm

c1930 atmospheric auditorium view -
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jchapman1 commented about Warner Theatre on Apr 13, 2007 at 2:53 pm

a direct photo route -
Orpheum Theatre c1921
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Warner Cinerama 1956
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jchapman1 commented about Rialto Theatre on Apr 8, 2007 at 9:37 pm

1927 stagehouse view -
http://www.tulsalibrary.org/JPG/A0793.jpg

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jchapman1 commented about Akdar Theatre on Apr 8, 2007 at 9:29 pm

Various period exterior images -
http://www.tulsalibrary.org/JPG/A0111.jpg
http://www.tulsalibrary.org/JPG/A1715.jpg
http://www.tulsalibrary.org/JPG/A0240.jpg
After converstion to Cimmaron Ballroom soundboards covered over beautiful frescos, and sloped orchestra section was made level with a rock maple dance floor -
http://www.tulsalibrary.org/JPG/B5940.jpg

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jchapman1 commented about Uptown Theater on Apr 8, 2007 at 8:59 pm

c1945 photo -
http://www.tulsalibrary.org/JPG/B0437.jpg

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jchapman1 commented about Majestic Theater on Apr 8, 2007 at 8:56 pm

1940 photo -
http://www.tulsalibrary.org/JPG/A1481.jpg

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jchapman1 commented about Warner Theatre on Apr 7, 2007 at 4:03 pm

Historic photographs can be seen of this theatre as the Overholser, Orpheum, and Warner. Click on individual images for larger views -
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jchapman1 commented about Midwest Theatre on Apr 7, 2007 at 3:51 pm

Rare shots of the auditorium construction can be seen on the below link. -
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jchapman1 commented about Cooper Cinerama Theatre on Apr 7, 2007 at 3:39 pm

Period views of the old Liberty Theatre can be viewed on pages below -
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jchapman1 commented about Academy X Cinema on Apr 7, 2007 at 3:22 pm

In reference to above comments, almost all OKC downtown theatres, and other fine buildings, were torn down for a dream city that was never to be. This tells all -
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jchapman1 commented about Delmar Garden Theater on Apr 7, 2007 at 3:13 pm

About a dozen vintage postcard views of Delmar Gardens can be seen on below page -
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