Lamar Theater

La Marque, TX 77568

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At last knowledge, the Lamar was the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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davewarwick on November 10, 2008 at 11:06 am

I grew up in La Marque and my dad had a used car business just a few blocks from the Lamar Theater. The memories I have of the Lamar was the price (9 cents for kids and 25 cents for adults). I remember seeing the Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis comedies (Scared Stiff comes to mind) there as well as Abbott and Costello. They also ran serials there on Saturday morning. Stuff like “Superman”.

Another thing is that they has an upstairs balcony for “colored”

How times have changed! Dave Warwick

krhuf0634 on October 3, 2015 at 7:46 pm

Long time between comments. I ran the projectors at the Lamar Theatre in the mid 50s. Got a job with Monsanto thru the theatre manager, and, best of all, I met my wife who sold tickets there.

The owner also had a drive-in theatre nearby, but I cannot remember the name.
Ken Hufstetler

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