Rocket Theatre

206 S. Rock Island Boulevard,
El Reno, OK 73036

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Vintage 1939 photos show that the Rocket Theatre (originally called the Criterion Theatre) was a medium size movie house that probably dated back to the early-1920’s, or maybe even as far back as the teens.

Contributed by Budgie Greenbird

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raybradley
raybradley on October 8, 2007 at 8:29 pm

This movie house was operated by Paramount. View vintage interior/exterior images of this interesting cinema by typing in word “Rocket” or “Empress” (OHS mislabelled Rocket Theatre name) ,
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raybradley
raybradley on July 13, 2010 at 6:37 pm

Obviously the Rocket Theatre offered a complete bill, with news, cartoon, and a first run picture. Rocket Theatre (AKA- Criterion), 206 S. Rock Island Blvd, El Reno, OK>
http://www.roadsideoklahoma.com/node/349

raybradley
raybradley on March 13, 2011 at 11:11 am

206 Rock Island is now a parking lot. Listing should be changed to demolished.

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