Starlight Theatre

2 Ivey Lane,
Terlingua, TX 79852

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This information comes from the Starlight Theatre website. The Starlight Theatre opened in the 1930’s as the Chisos Theater. Movies were shown at the Chisos Theater until it closed in the late 1940’s. In 1991 the building was given a “face lift” and re-opened as the Starlight Theatre Restaurant and Bar.

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longislandmovies on October 16, 2006 at 4:16 pm

looks like a ghost town!

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on October 17, 2006 at 3:52 am

Its the Terlingua Ghost Town. Since they installed the Bar, it now has “spirits”. LOL

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Lost Memory on August 4, 2007 at 9:02 am

Interior view of the Starlight and another exterior view.

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Lost Memory on August 5, 2007 at 11:59 am

A recent interior view in b/w can be seen here.

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Lost Memory on November 27, 2007 at 9:33 am

This website has a photo of the Starlight Theater.

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Lost Memory on December 1, 2007 at 5:21 pm

Another photo of the Starlight Theater can be seen here.

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Lost Memory on April 5, 2009 at 6:13 pm

My buddies and I would go to the Hitching Post every Saturday morning during the late 40’s and very early 50’s. They showed nothing but “B” Westerns and weekly Serials. I remember they had a sign stating “Check Your Guns At the Box Office” And of course the only attendee’s were very preteen boys. I was raised in Santa Monica and have many fond memories of some of the theatres found on this site. Just found the site today and plan on spending many enjoyable hours here!

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 5, 2009 at 6:14 pm

I didn’t post the above comment.

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Lost Memory on April 5, 2009 at 6:15 pm

Here is another photo of the Starlight.

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