Del Rio Theatre

124 N. 5th Street,
Clinton, OK 73601

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Del Rio Theatre

The Del Rio Theatre was opened by 1930. A movie palace in miniature, many clever architectural details came together in the Del Rio Theatre design to create a "storybook" cinema. A multi-colour marquee, pinwheel neon, and tracer lighting put theatre goers in a gay carnival mood when approaching the festive Del Rio. It was still open in 1957. Since demolished, apart from the stage house and dressing rooms, a bank is now on the site.

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seymourcox on September 7, 2007 at 8:18 am

Love this one!
Enjoy these vintage photographs by typing words “del rio”,
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missmelbatoast on April 6, 2009 at 9:59 am

Looks as though the Del Rio was designed with “forced perspective” in order to make it appear much larger than it actually was.

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