Scott 1-2-3

700 N. Texas Street,
Odessa, TX 79761

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ScottĀ©...Odessa Texas

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The Scott Theatre was opened January 28, 1959 with Frank Sinatra in “Some Came Running”. It was converted intro a triple screen theatre in September 1973. It was closed in 1981. It reopened November 7, 1986 and closed in 1987.

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dogfoodsugar on March 13, 2008 at 9:11 am

Picture of the Scott sign taken 2/28/08.

I was driving through and it is quite a striking sight.

dogfoodsugar on March 13, 2008 at 3:00 pm

oops! Maybe these will work (sorry! new member error here):
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Don Lewis
Don Lewis on March 29, 2008 at 3:19 pm

A 1987 photo of the Scott Theater while still open showing and showing “An American Tail”, “Star Trek 4” and “Three Amigos”.

Don Lewis
Don Lewis on February 22, 2009 at 3:25 pm

Images of the Scott in Odessa from 1947-2004 Scott-7, Scott-6, Scott-5, Scott-4, Scott-3, Scott-2, Scott-0 and Scott-1.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on August 14, 2010 at 6:01 pm

Not a nice looking theatre that yells “this is a showplace"could be an insurance office.

Don Lewis
Don Lewis on January 22, 2012 at 11:49 am

From 1987 a view of the Scott Theater in Odessa.

jonmurray on February 15, 2016 at 9:27 am

What is happening with the Scott Theater? If it up for sale or is the city of Odessa going to demolish it for the convention center they want to build downtown?

rivest266 on June 22, 2017 at 2:12 pm

This theatre opened on January 28th, 1959, not February 1st, 1947. Grand opening ad in the photo section and below:

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rivest266 on June 22, 2017 at 3:49 pm

2 screens on September 12th, 1973 and three on September 27th, 1973. Grand opening ad in photo section.

rivest266 on June 23, 2017 at 12:55 pm

This closed down in 1981 and reopened on November 7th, 1986 only to close down again in 1987. Ad in the photo section.

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