Mission Theater

409 Denrock Avenue,
Dalhart, TX 79022

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Mission Twins Theatre - Dalhart TX January 2011

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This theater on Denrock Avenue at Fourth Street in Dalhart originally opened in 1915. As the name implies, the theater was designed in Mission Revival style. Converted into a twin, the Mission Theater still screened movies until around 2010.

In 2011, the interior was gutted and de-twinned to convert into a church.

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teecee
teecee on September 1, 2005 at 10:51 pm

According to this man, he saw his first movie at the Mission in 1936:
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That movie, “The Plow that Broke the Plains”, was a 30 minute propaganda film promoting the New Deal’s agricultural reforms. Filmed in Dalhart and featuring a local farmer, the movie premiered at the Mission Theater.

DonLewis
DonLewis on January 5, 2010 at 5:36 pm

A partial view of the Mission Theater in Dalhart on a 1940s postcard.

DonLewis
DonLewis on June 13, 2010 at 4:47 pm

From the mid 1950s an almost identical photo postcard view of the Mission Theater in Dalhart as the one above.

RoadsideArchitecture.com
RoadsideArchitecture.com on September 14, 2011 at 3:23 pm

The interior was being gutted for a church when I took this photo in April 2011.

dfd303
dfd303 on March 23, 2012 at 4:37 pm

The chuch did a first class remodel. The structure should last another 100 years. They removed the twin partions and took it down to the walls. They also opened up the original stage area. The chuch installed a digital movie projecter and surround sound. They plan to show movies on a schedule to be determined. Sounds like a win for venue that was on its way out.

tomorrow
tomorrow on December 6, 2012 at 12:15 pm

i would like to see interior pictures of the mission twin and and larita (prior to air conditioning) if anyone has such. thanks

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