Mayflower Theater

1133 NW 23rd Street,
Oklahoma City, OK 73111

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Mayflower Theater

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The Mayflower Theater was open from 1937 to 1991. After closing it became a church.

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Cimarron
Cimarron on February 22, 2009 at 4:54 pm

The above pic looks to be in the right locale for the old Mayflower. I do believe you may have found it.

NeonSky
NeonSky on March 2, 2009 at 2:37 pm

Yes Roadsideok that was the Mayflower. The structure
was completely reconfigured as the Asian restaurant and
is thus unrecognizable. I will post a photo of the old Mayflower
in my next post so you guys can see what it looked like in the 70s.

NeonSky
NeonSky on March 2, 2009 at 2:39 pm

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Click the above link for a view of the Mayflower in 1975. Photo
courtesy of Jeff Chapman Collection.

Stagehandguy
Stagehandguy on August 1, 2009 at 10:09 pm

I once rented a spotlight to Planet Earth club 1993-94? for a DEICIDE concert there. The entire back line (guitar amps) were running on an extension cord and plugged into the projection booth. Seventy five feet of extension cord WAY overloaded gets HOT!!! :) It kept popping the breaker when I would run the little spotlight and the lead singer of the death metal band Deicide told the crowd over the sound system he was going to sacrafice me to the devil if it went off again. Wow I loved those days… And I didn’t get paid.

seymourcox
seymourcox on July 17, 2010 at 10:08 am

Now a Chinese Buffet, this site has photos of a snow covered Mayflower Cinema,
http://www.roadsideoklahoma.com/node/526

raybradley
raybradley on March 23, 2011 at 5:47 pm

Modern day view of former Mayflower Cinema,

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whorton
whorton on July 13, 2012 at 7:20 am

The Mayflower theatre was a soft core porn theatre until the end. They had tried to convert to showing video presentations, as the 35mm soft porn supply had dried up and died. They did a scant business for about a year before going belly up.

I was the last union projectionist there for (IATSE local 380).

Their business was not very good, as on a good day, they might sell 30 tickets.

Wesley Horton AIDA

Tinseltoes
Tinseltoes on July 24, 2012 at 10:15 am

1966 renovations described in top left column ot this page: Boxoffice

NeonSky
NeonSky on December 26, 2012 at 10:21 am

Does anyone remember the Mayflower Lounge that used to be next door to the cinema? I understand it burned down in ‘62 or '63. Thanks.

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