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roadsideoklahoma has recent picture of what little is left of the Liberty
roadsideoklahoma has recent pictures of the old State
A picture of this nickelodeon can be seen by entering “TILGHMAN OPENING HIS MOTION PICTURE"
Here are roadsideoklahoma images of the old Gem
Look accross the Ritz Theatre’s Mission Revival building top and you’ll see it was built in 1927
Colcord Airdome Theatre lobby can be seen 14 floors up
map of downtown
And in this picture the State Theater is leftside
map of downtown Okla City
Rightside of this late-1930’s picture is the State Theater
Leftside of this 1930’s picture is the old Liberty Theatre
Here is an arial picture of the Palace Rec (bldg with hand holding Coca-Cola bottle)
Former Empire Theatre mid-1920’s after conversion to Harris Goar Co.
Midwest Theatre 1930’s picture
From The2Buds comes this old 1930 postcard view
From CardCow comes this postcard and the upper left hand corner shows a coffee shop that was identical to the Dive Inn Theatre (which was built inside a former cafe). Probably the same architect designed both motel units,
From CardCow Postcards I found this old picture of the KBYE sign
To look at a 1929 picture of the Hippodrome stage and dressing rooms go above to Aug 06, 2007 link and enter “Constitutional Convention – Photo by Allison, Okmulgee”
An unusual but clear 1941 picture of this theatre when it was still called liberty can be seen by going above to cosmo’s Nov. 8, 2009 link and enter “elmer’s place bar”
Off topic, but worth reading about; near Perry once stood Bathsheba, OK, a town created to be a utopia for women where no men were allowed.
Off topic, but worth reading about; Bathsheba, OK, was a town created to be a utopia for women where no men were allowed.
To see a 1955 picture of the Oklahoma City Bison Theatre go above to May 21, 2007 post and enter “looking past 1300 NE 23rd St. (Note Bison Theatre, middle left)”
For a rare auditorium look see go above to April 23, 2007 post and enter “ALDRIDGE THEATRE interior THE DUKE IS TOPS”
Not absolutely possitive but I suspect in this historic picture the Electric Palace Theatre is on the ground floor of the Missouri House. That horseshoe sign is hung upside down which is very bad luck. Perhaps that is why the Electric Palace failed to succeed. Below enter “Towns – Oklahoma City – Street Scenes – Broadway"
To see a c1941 color picture postcard with partial view of the American Theatre (photo left) go above to 09-07-07 comment and type in “cushing east broadway”
In a picture taken between 1910 – 1918 there is a view of Oilton and what looks like a nickelodeon (photo left), don’t know if it was the Gem, New, or Ritz. To see image of this theatre type in
“oilton east broadway"