Chanute Cinema I & II

309 E. Main Street,
Chanute, KS 66720

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Opened as a single screen later converted to a twin by B & B Theatres. Located on E. Main Street at Santa Fe Avenue. First run features. I could find no time line or seating capacity on the Chanute.

The Chanute Cinema I & II was closed by B & B Theatres in 2008.

Contributed by Chuck Van Bibber

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on August 16, 2005 at 12:28 pm

Listed in the 1950 edition of Film Daily Yearbook as the Peoples Theatre with a seating capacity of 888.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on August 16, 2005 at 12:31 pm

Earlier entries in F.D.Y. editions for 1941 and 1943 list it as the Peoples Theatre with a seating capacity of 992.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 16, 2005 at 3:01 pm

Opened in 1928 as the Peoples Theater. Designed by the Boller Brothers.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on September 18, 2008 at 7:50 pm

This theater is not listed on the B&B Theatres website. A new four screen theater was built by B&B Theatres at 320 East Main Street. This theater might be closed. Press release

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on February 26, 2009 at 9:42 pm

Thanks Chuck. I don’t see the Roxy Cinema 4 listed on Cinema Treasures.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on February 10, 2010 at 6:31 pm

According to this site the Chanute Cinema was demolished in 2006 to make way for the new multiplex. Scroll down about four pages for photos of the demolition.
http://tinyurl.com/yhzxxto

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on September 8, 2010 at 4:35 am

Look at those movie times typical for small town theatres,and what makes them a bit special.Go Clint!

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