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The Lyric theatre, after a complete remodeling opened, January 21, 1937, in the old Joyo building, which had moved across the street in January 1936 to replace the first Lyric. Film Daily Year Book 1937 lists the New Lyric with 425 seats but by 1938 it was closed and not listed in the Lincoln Nebraska State Journal.
According to the Journal, in 1909 there was an Elite No. 1 theatre at this location (then1329 O Street), which was a companion to the Elite No. 2 across the street at 1330 O Street (now 6128 Havelock). The Elite No. 2 had opened on August 26, 1907, as the first Joyo Theatre and was mentioned in the Journal.
A photograph of the Lyric Theatre just before it opened February 16, 1928 is now in the photo section. See ad from January 24, 1936, when it was renamed the Joyo after moving from 6121 Havelock, just across the street.
Source: Lincoln Nebraska State Journal and Sanborn Maps, 1928.
The above old photograph of the Scenic must be the work of architect John Dill. It really look very modern compared to the buildings next door.
Compared to Google street views, the windows above the entrance are still there.
The opening announcement for the Allison Theatre June 15, 1923, is now displayed.
It did reopen November 2 as AMC Kalamazoo 10
AMC Theatres website
Closed after August 25, 2017, because of Hurricane Harvey.
Also closed permanently because of Harvey: AMC Silsbee Pines, Texas. See Silsbee Pines page for comment.
Kinema at Graham Station first appeared in the Suburban and Neighborhood Theaters guide of the Los Angeles Times January 24, 1925. Since the guide was published only on Saturdays, the Kinema probably opened earlier in the week. (An excerpt from the guide and a 1927 Sanborn Map is now with the photos).
Closed November 2, after a 20-year run
The ad for the June 2, 1948, Grand Opening is now displayed.
AKA Family Drive-In March 26, 1954. The ad is in the photo section.
The Grand Opening announcement and ad for the Encino Theatre August 10, 1949, is now in the photo section.
The Roxy opened May 16, 1931, and closed May 27, 1957. News clips for both events are in the photo section.
A Grand Opening ad for the Terrace Drive-In March 18, 1952, is now in the photo section, It says it was the former Chief Drive-In
Found: updated information on the Ramona Theatre.
The opening news clip for the Ramona on June 29, 1928 is now in the photo section.
Now in the photo section: News clip for opening of Newsreel Theatre October 21, 1939, and then ads for renamed Telenews Theatre July 18, 1941, and reversion back to Franklin Theatre May 27, 1943.
SMS Photos here
Grand Opening ads as Fox Newsreel Theatre July 3, 1942, and renamed Telenews April 30, 1943, and Globe Theatre April 16, 1954, are now in the photo section.