Rex Theater

310 S. Dewey Avenue,
Bartlesville, OK 74003

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Rex Theater Bartlesville,OK 1949

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raybradley
raybradley on August 12, 2007 at 6:49 pm

View vintage images of the Rex Picture House by going below and type in word “rex”, then search …
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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on March 15, 2011 at 4:21 am

The book Washington County by Michelle M. Martin says that the Rex Theatre was built in 1915 and originally called the Yale.

There’s a small photo of the facade of the Yale Theatre in an ad for a popcorn machine that was published in the May, 1917, issue of Photoplay (result 4 of 5 for Yale– page 155.) There’s a bit of Art Nouveau decoration on the building.

raybradley
raybradley on March 15, 2011 at 12:32 pm

Thanks, Joe, what a fun picture to see.

raybradley
raybradley on March 15, 2011 at 12:46 pm

Page 80 in ‘WASHINGTON COUNTY, THEN and NOW’ (posted by Joe Vogel) says the Yale (AKA-Rex) Theatre was located on 304 SE Dewey Ave. Location is now a clothing store.

raybradley
raybradley on March 15, 2011 at 12:52 pm

This is a modern day view of SE Dewey & Frank Phillips Blvd. The former Yale (AKA-Rex) Theatre was inside the red brick bldg on the left.
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Trolleyguy
Trolleyguy on September 14, 2019 at 7:51 am

There is a Theater Bartlesville at the adjacent address of 312 which has live performances. How much of the former movie theatre is incorporated into this space is unknown.

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