Majestic Theater

1925 Elm Street,
Dallas, TX 75201

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ejones880
ejones880 on July 13, 2013 at 7:21 am

Three Stooges Texas Connection

The Three Stooges performed here during the vaudeville area which would have been during 1921-1934 for them. At the time they were working with Ted Healy and the act was called “Ted Healy and his Stooges”. Healy was the star and was the most successful vaudeville performer in the country making $9000 a week in the 20s. Healy started out as a cartoonist for the Houston Chronicle and met vaudeville performers and entered show business. You can hear a radio interview with Stooge Moe Howard talking about when they performed at the Dallas Majestic Theater and did a joke about Baylor University and the people of Texas where planning on throwing eggs at them! Its on the DVD Stooges Men Behind the Mayhem

http://www.amazon.com/Stooges-The-Men-Behind-Mayhem/dp/B00080ZGZQ

http://ladailymirror.com/2013/05/31/the-death-of-ted-healy-part-4/

glndrsn21
glndrsn21 on November 30, 2012 at 12:31 am

Strictly a live performance venue with great seating, sight lines and sound. Projection capabilities are long gone.

Tinseltoes
Tinseltoes on August 20, 2012 at 10:49 am

An earlier renovation in 1928: Boxoffice

Tinseltoes
Tinseltoes on July 2, 2012 at 8:30 am

Opened in 1921, renovated in 1948: boxofficemagazine

coweyhere
coweyhere on November 6, 2010 at 8:55 pm

A photo from May 2010:

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Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on June 24, 2010 at 7:55 am

Small photo of entrance and marquee from Boxoffice magazine, July 16, 1949, during run of Home of the Brave.
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matt54
matt54 on June 9, 2010 at 7:58 am

Forgot to mention seeing Charlton Heston here in his football flick, “Number One” in 1969.

matt54
matt54 on June 9, 2010 at 7:56 am

Saw many films at the Majestic over the years – first one I remember is “North to Alaska.” Then “McLintock;” Then “A Hard Day’s Night” opening with about 2,000 screaming teenage girls rushing the stage to kiss the close-ups of Paul and John; Then “Thunderball,” “The War Wagon” world premiere with John Wayne in person, and I believe the last picture I saw there was Burt Lancaster in “Valdez Is Coming” in 1971. For some reason, missed the final feature, “Live and Let Die” with Roger Moore as 007 (that’s probably why I missed it) in 1973. Hated to see it close, but glad the old girl survives.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on February 25, 2010 at 4:06 pm

Great old photos.

DonLewis
DonLewis on November 15, 2009 at 3:51 pm

From 1949 a photo set of ads and promotions from the 1949 world premier of Audie Murphy starring in Bad Boy at the Majestic in Dallas.

rivest266
rivest266 on October 17, 2009 at 2:55 pm

The Grand opening section can be seen at View link

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 2, 2009 at 5:42 am

Are they giving away free samples again?

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on July 1, 2009 at 8:16 pm

Here is a 1949 photo that is being sold on eBay:
http://tinyurl.com/lz4nxc

DonLewis
DonLewis on March 15, 2009 at 12:50 pm

An old movie theater ad from 1949 for the Majestic Theater.

DonLewis
DonLewis on March 9, 2009 at 9:43 pm

The Majestic Theater captured on this vintage postcard.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on September 27, 2008 at 8:06 pm

This is a recent photo of the Majestic Theater.

aspenflower
aspenflower on August 14, 2008 at 10:11 am

I am looking for info on my grandfather who had a contract in 1929 with a Dallas theater Co. doing vaudeville. Can anyone help me with which possible theater co that might have been?. He was a violinist as well as an actor. Thank you for any assistance, SD

aspenflower
aspenflower on August 14, 2008 at 10:10 am

I am looking for info on my grandfather who had a contract in 1929 with a Dallas theater Co. doing vaudeville. Can anyone help me with which possible theater co that might have been?. He was a violinist as well as an actor. Thank you for any assistance, SD

Raymondlepere447
Raymondlepere447 on April 24, 2008 at 5:50 am

Sirs et madams…My father was the featured organist at the Majestic, Palace and Melba theaters in the 1930' and 40’s. He was featured on radio with Organ music by Raymond Le Pere from the Palace theater. He played the Early Birds show at WFAA at 7am, then ventured to the Palace for a live broacast from 11:30 to noon daily. On Saturdays, he was busy at the Melba with the Kiddie klub and on Thursday evenings was the organist for the Dr. I.Q. program. Sundays, he had a morning Hymns show on the organ from the Palace. We didn’t time much for vacations since he was working 7 days a week. As Hope would say, thanks for the memories. Raymond Le Pere

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 4, 2008 at 11:44 am

Here is a close-up view of the Majestic.

philbertgray
philbertgray on November 7, 2007 at 6:44 am

Here are several exterior and interior photos of The Majestic Theatre

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Two other theaters in Dallas called the Majestic

The Majestic on Commerce Street circa 1910
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The Majestic on Elm street circa 1920
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