Hollywood Theatre

420 Jackson Street,
Sioux City, IA 51101

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The Princess Theatre was opened in 1914. In October 1946 it was renamed Hollywood Theatre and was the larger of the theatres operated by Affiliated Theatres. The Hollywood Theatre had seating for 1,146. Affiliated Theatres operated the theatre until it was taken over by Dubinsky Brothers in 1955. It was closed in 1969.

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Don Lewis
Don Lewis on March 17, 2009 at 9:44 pm

1946 World premier showing of “the picture all Sioux City is waiting for” at the Hollywood Theatre starring Gene Autry and Lynne Roberts.

sgtbrooks
sgtbrooks on November 12, 2011 at 2:30 pm

The Hoolywood Theater was torn down in the late 1960’s because of the City of Sioux City had an urban renewal project for most of the downtown area of Sioux City.

It was the third largest motion picture theatre in Sioux City with the Orpheum and Capitol theaters being larger.

First run movies were shown, including “Lawrence of Arabia”, “Goldfinger” and “How the West was Won”.

Managed by Phil Keough, city manager of the company from Lincoln, Nebraska, the Hollywood was the second theater in the chain, including the Orpheum in Sioux City,.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on March 30, 2016 at 9:52 pm

dallasmovietheaters: A timeline of Harold Spitznagel’s works on the web site of the firm he founded, TSP, says that the only movie house he designed was the Hollywood Theatre in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (Cinema Treasures page.) This theater of the same name in Sioux City must have been designed by someone else.

Roger
Roger on January 24, 2017 at 8:12 pm

the photos are of the Hollywood in Sioux Falls SD. I worked there from 1965-1983.

rivest266
rivest266 on October 14, 2017 at 9:10 am

This opened as Princess in 1914 and reopened as Hollywood in October 1946 and taken over by Dubinsky theatres in 1955. Article:

Found on Newspapers.com

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