Ritz Theatre

911 Preston Avenue,
Houston, TX 77002

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The Majestic Metro (Official)

Additional Info

Previously operated by: Paramount Pictures Inc.

Architects: William Ward Watkin

Functions: Banquet Hall, Special Events

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 713.224.7226

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Ritz (Metro) Theater

The former Ritz Theatre in downtown Houston was opened on April 15, 1926 with Buck Jones in “The Fighting Buckaroo”. It is now the Majestic Metro, a banquet hall.

Contributed by Graeme McBain, Bryan

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on March 5, 2005 at 5:49 pm

Opened in the 1920’s, the Film Daily Yearbook, 1941 gives a seating capacity of 980. It was operated by Paramount Pictures Inc under their subsidiary Will Horwitz.

icebrg on July 27, 2005 at 1:28 am

The Majestic Metro (formerly the Ritz Theater)
Built: 1926
Designed by: William Ward Watkin
Renovated: 1991

sepiatone on December 22, 2009 at 12:51 am

The Ritz Theatre opened on April 15, 1926. The premier feature was “The Fighting Buckaroo” with Buck Jones and Sally Long.

rivest266 on November 22, 2020 at 9:08 pm

Grand opening ad posted.

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