Mart Theatre

Calhoun City, MS

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The Mart Theatre was named for its owner, Mart Mounger, who also owned several other small town theatres that bore his name. The Calhoun City theatre was closed when I saw it around 1990. The marquee had no changable letter boards, only the four neon letters.

The entrance was through a pair of glass doors which were fronted by a pair of screen doors: a rare feature on a movie theatre, but probably useful on a steamy Mississippi evening. The red brick building was small, and low. I would guess it had been built in the late 1950’s. No other information.

Contributed by Will Dunklin

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kencmcintyre on September 13, 2007 at 6:36 pm

The Mart was part of the Wofford Circuit in the early sixties. J.F. Wofford was the owner, headquartered in Europa, MS.

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