Texas Theatre

2237 Avenue F,
Bay City, TX 77414

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Texas Theatre

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The Colonial Theatre served as a movie venue for downtown Bay City from at least 1929. It was located just one block south of the Matagorda County Courthouse. Later renamed Texas Theatre, it was still open in 1957. The building still stands, and a church congregation now meets there.

Contributed by Bob Machann

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sepiatone on October 30, 2008 at 5:33 pm

The Texas Theatre was built in 1927, and it was originally named the Colonial Theater. Gary Cooper’s film “Betrayal” played here.

GO on August 19, 2013 at 12:05 pm

Hi, These are great photos. Does anybody have photos of the murals in the foyer? There were two, showing images of historic Matagorda county. Please upload if you got ‘em!!!

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