Rex Theater

115 West Broadway,
Hobbs, NM 88240

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The Fawn Theater opened September 6, 1930. Around a year later, it was renamed Strand Theater. In 1932, it became the Rex Theater, operating as Hobbs' only theater until the Rig Theater opened in 1935. The Rex Theater was destroyed in a fire in May of 1936.

Contributed by Don Lewis, Lost Memory

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cottonchipper on September 15, 2007 at 3:50 pm

According to the 1935 Hobbs city directory, the Rex was located at 115 West Broadway.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on June 29, 2016 at 6:24 pm

In 1934 the Rex Theatre was taken over by the Griffith Amusement Company, according to the September 1 issue of Motion Picture Herald.

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