DePere Cinema

417 George Street,
De Pere, WI 54115

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The DePere Cinema has been showing movies since at least the 1920’s. In 2001, the newly formed Get Reel, Inc. purchased the theatre. Tables are in front of each row of seats. Homemade pizza, sandwiches, and appetizers can be ordered, and brought to your table during the movie.

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on May 31, 2012 at 1:54 pm

A 1938 issue of Motion Picture Herald said that W. R. Vincent had opened the 499-seat De Pere Theatre at De Pere, Wisconsin. The theater was located in a former storage garage, and the conversion had been designed by Green Bay architects Geniesse & Connell. The item also noted that the new house gave De Pere six operating movie theaters, the same number as nearby Green Bay, which had more than five times the population of De Pere.

Information about theaters in De Pere is scant in the early trade publications, but I’ve found a 1913 reference to a Dreamland Theatre which had just moved to a new location in the Roffers Building on Main Avenue; a 1916 reference to a Pearl Theatre, which had reopened on March 4 after being damaged by fire; and a 1915 reference to a planned but yet unnamed theater, two stories and 60x120 feet, to be built that spring.

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