Frontier Theatre

Wiggins, MS 39577

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Originally opened as the Palace Theatre in the 1930’s, its name was changed to Straube Theatre in the 1940’s.

It was the only movie theatre in the small town of Wiggins. Later renamed the Frontier Theatre by the 1960’s, it was was closed sometime in the 1980’s or 1990’s.

Contributed by Wayne Saucier

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wsaucier on December 10, 2009 at 5:07 am

The Straub Theatre, which later became the Frontier Theatre, was located on East Pine Avenue in Wiggins. The Straub was still operating at the end of December of 1960, the pllay bill for Christmas week of 1960 was “Comanchie Station” on Dec 23 and 24, closed Christmas day, “Home From The Hill” on Dec 26 & 27 and “All The Fine Young Cannibals” on Dec 28 & 29. On October of 1979 it is listed in an ad as the Frontier Theatre and is playing the Muppet Movie.

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