Star Theatre

221 Central Avenue,
D'Iberville, MS 39540

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Ad for the Star Theatre,  Jan. 14, 1947.

The Star Theatre was operating in the early 1950’s. The last picture I remember seeing there was "By The Light Of The Silvery Moon". It gave a tribute to Hank Williams after his death. The Star was destroyed in 1969 by hurricaine Camille.

Contributed by Wayne Saucier

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wsaucier on May 29, 2009 at 8:45 pm

The Star Theatre was located at 221 Central Avenue and seated 500.

halmc on February 11, 2012 at 1:58 pm

The star Theater was next to Miss Madalyn’s drygoods store, just about where this FEMA trailer is in street view. The theater sat no where near 500, probably closer to 50, maybe even 100. The building was destroyed in Camile (1969) but the theater had been out of business for years before that. I’m thinking around ‘53.

wsaucier on July 29, 2012 at 8:50 am

The Star Theatre was opened on January 14, 1947 as a second run house. The Star Theatre had been a onetime dance hall and silent movie house before it was remodeled as a movie theatre by the Meyer brothers of Biloxi and had 400 seats, according to a newspaper article announcing its opening. The Meyer brothers also operated the Meyer, Avenue and Harlem Theatres in Biloxi.

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