Rex Theater

Leland, MS 38756

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REX Theatre, Leland, Mississippi, June 1937

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The photo at the link below is the former Rex Theater in Leland, Mississippi. Its obvious from the photo that this theater was for African-American patrons. Any further information on this theater would be appreciated.

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on July 29, 2007 at 2:45 pm

The Rex Theater photograph listed above(on Related Websites) dates from June 1937. The Rex was operating until at least 1955.

dallasmovietheaters on September 24, 2016 at 7:01 am

A news story says that this theatre burned down on October 23, 1952 that took 15 out of 17 buildings in an African American district of Leland. The same location had been destroyed once before in a fire in 1912 before it was rebuilt. This theatre may have been rebuilt or salvaged continuing its service.

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