Avalon Theater

95 South Nehalem Street,
Clatskanie, OR 97016

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This small town theater is located in an old Odd Fellows Hall. The Avalon Theater operated from 1930 until 1985.

Contributed by Ken Layton

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GaryParks
GaryParks on April 15, 2007 at 3:58 pm

I saw and photographed this theatre last week. It still looks the same as in the above photo. Some of the letters on the reader board reading “Movie Theatre” have now fallen off, and the second floor windows seem to have been filled with some king of casing and sash.

brianh
brianh on March 18, 2010 at 4:31 pm

I used to live in Clatskanie. I remember seeing Tron at this theater back in ‘82. That was also during the video game craze of the early '80’s. We’d show up a couple hours before the movie starting time and the owner would welcome us in to the lobby to start dropping our quarters in about 6 or 7 bootlegged video games there. I remember the really bad Donkey Kong and Scramble clones he had.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 27, 2010 at 8:17 am

Jan.7,1949 had “MAN-EATER OF KUMAON"playing with Sabu.They ran three different pictures or so each week during the thirties and forties.

KenLayton
KenLayton on December 27, 2010 at 9:37 am

Anyone have any updates on this building? Is it still standing?Has anyone done anything with it? Does anyone have pictures of this theater when it was operating? Interior pix would be nice, too.

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