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Rusty commented about Capitol Theatre on Sep 23, 2018 at 2:24 pm

May 21, 1921, issue of ‘MOVING PICTURE WORLD’ has an article detailing opening of “new” Capitol (nee-Dreamland) Theatre, with clear photos. It states that the project cost $200,000, plus a $25,000 pipe organ, with a marble lobby and ticket booth. Interior colors were decorated in mulberry, ivory, and blue, furnishing supplied by Lucas Theatre Supply. Seats were upholstered in blue Fabrikoid.

Rusty commented about Tower Theatre on Sep 15, 2018 at 11:09 am

In the book ‘BROKEN BOW, THE FIRST CENTURY’ there is a sharp 1950’s photo (p67) of both the Tower and Arrow theatres. This book states that these theatres were located at Main St. off First St., on the east side of the street. Google Maps street view indicate the Tower still stands, but the Arrow looks as if it might have been replaced by a newer building.

Rusty commented about Rialto Theatre (2nd) on Jul 11, 2015 at 10:26 pm

The 1927 book ‘TULSA, CITY BEAUTIFUL’, p-233, has sharp photos of the Rialto auditorium & lobby. Sure looks like a John Eberson design to me;