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Skytrain Theatre

108 Mid-America Boulevard,
Midwest City, OK 73110

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Skytrain Theatre, Midwest City, OK  1947

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Midwest City was America’s premier post-war planned community. An ultra-modern shopping mall was centerpiece to lovely, winding neighborhoods, well placed schools, and beautiful parks. Included in this design was the streamlined style Skytrain Theatre which opened in 1947. It was closed in 1980.

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missmelbatoast on November 4, 2008 at 1:14 pm

Skytrain Theatre can be seen center of this scale model of above mentioned shopping mall
(type in word “midwest city”, then scroll down to see model pix)
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missmelbatoast on November 4, 2008 at 3:17 pm

Take a short cut to desired photo by typing “midwest city buisness district”. As noted, model of Skytrain can be seen photo center, at top of u shaped parking area.
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kencmcintyre on January 1, 2009 at 2:28 pm

Here is an item from Boxoffice magazine in October 1947:

MIDWEST CITY-The Skytrain, a Lewis Barton operation in Midwest City, is being remodeled. This house, which was built during World War II, will have new upholstered backs on the 1,100 chairs, new carpet, upholstered doors and many other new features when the remodeling is completed. Barton is also installing acoustical paneling for more perfect sound.

raybradley on July 15, 2010 at 10:09 am

Look at this page to see great vintage shots of the Skytrain Theatre and Midwest Shopping Center

TLSLOEWS on July 15, 2010 at 10:47 am

Nice find Cosmic Ray.

Cimarron on February 4, 2014 at 4:55 pm

Pic of Skytrain playing 1947’s “Good News” added to Photo Section.

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