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In the 1940’s, there was the Dixie theatre. Anyone have pictures or information?
The Palace became the Hico Theatre and was open through 1967.
The Dixie, Empire, and The Queen Theatre were open in 1917.
The Dixie Theatre was located on the north side of the downtown square and was open in 1914. I need more information about it if anyone can help.
Does anyone have any information about the La Grande theatre? It was open in 1913.
The Gem opened in 1921 and was built by Phipps and Layton. They also managed the Palace and Monogram theaters. The Palace opened in Feb. 1926. This information is from The Childress Index July 14,1948.
The Hamilton Record newspaper from 1922 shows the Royal theatre was open but I don’t know the address. Could it have changed names and been the Texan?
The Fox was open in 1948. Any information or pictures would be appreciated.
The Waco News Tribune shows that this theatre was open in 1948.Does anyone have a photo of it?
The Waco News Tribune shows the address as 4100 La Salle Ave. The theatre opened in 1947 about the same time as the Circle Drive In on 2112 La Salle Ave.
The Aspermont Star has the King Drive-in listed in a May 1952 edition.This is as far back as I could trace it. Does anyone have any pictures?
I looked for the address in the newspaper but found none in this issue. I’ll keep looking for them and update the information.
The Breckenridge American newspaper shows two additional theaters. The Corral Drive In and the Trail Drive-In were open in Feb.1955.
The J- TAC college newspaper in Stephenville announced the opening of the Majestic on May 14th,1920. Thomas Donnell was the manager.
Does anyone have any information about the Sonic Drive In? It was located at 606 N Main. It was listed in the 1973 Cleburne city directory.
According to the 1973 city directory of Cleburne, the address was 1824 N Main. The Chief was still open at that time.
Thanks for the update. The newspaper record only shows South HWY 75.
The Alvarado Drive In was located on E. Henderson St. @ Sunflower Ln. Currently there is a church and mobile offices on the lot.
I was in Dodge City today (9-8-2012), the theatre was closed and is still up for sale.