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dalemonaghen commented about Glenwood Theatre on Jun 20, 2011 at 4:58 pm

The Glenwood was demolished but the marquee was saved and moved a short distance to just east of 95th and Metcalf Ave. It is being used for the new Glenwood Arts Theatre located inside Metcalf South Shopping Center.

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dalemonaghen commented about State Theater on Jun 20, 2011 at 4:42 am

The Riley County Historical Society says “1910 – Marshall Theatre opens downtown.” This reference is to downtown Manhattan, Ks.

The Dickinson site says, “"1920, company founder Glen W. Dickinson, Sr quit the family business –a Ford dealership in Brookfield, Missouri specializing in tractors—to purchase a small two-screen theatre in a booming agricultural college town. The Dickinson Marshall Theatre in Manhattan, Kansas was christened in November 1920 as the first of many Dickinson Theatres.”

It appears Dickinson bought the Marshall Theatre.

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dalemonaghen commented about State Theater on Jun 20, 2011 at 1:29 am

Dickinson Theatres says their first movie theatre opened in 1920 in Manhattan, Kansas and was the Marshall Theatre. See info here http://www.dtmovies.com/about.htm