Cinema Theatre

1961 S. St. Aubin Street,
Sioux City, IA 51106

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Located in the Morningside district. The Esquire Theatre was opened in the early-1940’s and operated by Iowa United Theatres. Seating was listed at 444. The theatre closed as the Cinema Theatre sometime in the mid-1950’s. The theatre has since been demolished.

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CJ1949 on May 25, 2015 at 4:16 am

The Google photos don’t look right they are not showing St Aubin … anyway, the Esquire eventually became the Cinema Theatre, always was a single screen, and it ran well into the 1980’s – don’t know when it closed. Also not mentioned on the Sioux City theatres page is the Cameo Theatre which was downtown on 409 Nebraska, a twin with narrow auditoriums and it was in business from around the late 60s to the late 80s.

rivest266 on October 13, 2017 at 4:58 pm

This opened as Cinema on April 30th, 1965. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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