Ritz Theatre

210 W. Grand Avenue,
Ponca City, OK 74602

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Styles: Spanish Renaissance

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Ritz Theatre

Opened in 1926, the Ritz Theatre’s Spanish Renaissance facade was fashioned in red tapestry brickwork, but the auditorium was disappointingly plain.

The Ritz Theatre was closed on May 15, 1951 with John Wayne in “I Cover the War”.

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seymourcox on August 27, 2007 at 12:05 pm

View Ritz Theatre interior & exterior photos from 1937 & 1939 by typing in word “ritz” -
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raybradley on March 22, 2011 at 12:59 pm

Still standing at 210 W. Grand, this is what the former Ritz Theatre looks like today,
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dallasmovietheaters on October 21, 2019 at 6:45 pm

Montgomery and Houston built the new Ritz Theater in 1926. Fred Pickerel, who owned the Murray, Mission and Majestic, purchased the Ritz in 1927. He and his partner converted the Ritz to sound. The Ritz Theatre closed May 15, 1951 with “I Covered the War.”

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