Roxy Theater

718 S. Higgins Avenue,
Missoula, MT 59803

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After years as a dollar theater, the Roxy Theater was almost destroyed in a 1994 fire. A wildlife organization has been raising funds to buy the theater since 2002. The organization is currently using the building for events, along with the general public.

It was reopened in December 2008.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on February 18, 2008 at 9:57 pm

Here is a photo from the Mansfield Collection at the University of Montana. The date is given as 1949, which may or may not be correct. The first version of “The Ten Commandments” was released in 1923, while the second was released in 1956. The car in the photo looks more like mid fifties than late forties, so my hunch is that the photo is circa 1956:
http://tinyurl.com/2wgxpg

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on February 18, 2008 at 10:10 pm

Here is the source for the photo of the Roxy Theater. The car looks like a 1957 Mercury, but the photo could be from late 1956.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on March 1, 2009 at 8:06 pm

This is a modern photo of the Roxy.

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