Rialto Theatre

236 5th Avenue North,
Nashville, TN 37219

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dallasmovietheaters on March 20, 2017 at 6:21 pm

Launched as the Crystal Theatre in 1907, the theatre closed briefly in October of 1918 for a refurbishing. It reopened as the Rialto Theatre on November 4, 1918 with “Crashing Through.” Ads conclude December 9, 1926 with Buck Jones' “Buckaroo Kid.”

TLSLOEWS on September 1, 2010 at 6:21 pm

I read on another site that this theatre operated from 1920-1928.

TLSLOEWS on August 19, 2010 at 3:31 am

O.K. e-mail you address and I will send it to you.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on August 18, 2010 at 11:42 pm

Be great to get a copy of that.

TLSLOEWS on August 11, 2010 at 6:26 pm

Saw a photo of the vertical sign of this theatre last night on NPT Channel 8.They were showing a program of Nashville Photos of the 20th Century,they also had photos of many theatres and drive-ins.

TLSLOEWS on June 30, 2010 at 11:52 pm

Cashville is located at this address now I do not know if this is in the same building.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 30, 2010 at 1:32 am

We need some pictures,guys.

TLSLOEWS on June 30, 2010 at 1:05 am

This theatre was located about one block up from the Ryman Auditiorum

AndrewBarrett on February 20, 2008 at 11:38 am

According to Bowers' “Encyclopedia of Automatic Musical Instruments” page 551, the Rialto had a Reproduco organ made by the Operators Piano Co.

The Rialto in Nashville is listed twice; either a misprint or there were TWO of them at the same time?

joelmoses on January 10, 2007 at 7:11 pm

Another theatre that got swallowed whole by the huge footprint of the Amsouth Center.