El Dorado Theater

206 S. Main Street,
El Dorado, KS 67042

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Cush on September 18, 2017 at 7:06 am

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Nibco on September 7, 2017 at 10:27 am

That’s my grandparents theatre. And yes, they were on American Pickers. However, Mike, my grandfather, died last year January. My grandmother is hoping to sell everything in it and the building.

dallasmovietheaters on June 13, 2016 at 4:51 pm

The El Dorado launched on May 30, 1921 with “Deception.” It competed against the Gem Theatre, Eris Theatre, Belmont/Palace, and the Royal theatres

Patsy on September 27, 2010 at 4:46 pm

I just the Pickers episode, but didn’t see the balcony and stage areas though did see a glimpse of the marquee at the end of the show. I agree with David Zornig….hope when the current owners vacate, that it can put back to use as a theater.

Don Lewis
Don Lewis on August 21, 2010 at 10:08 pm

From 2010 a close up photo image of the El Dorado sign & marquee along with a view if the El Dorado Building.

DavidZornig on July 28, 2010 at 8:01 pm

I just saw the “American Pickers” episode as well. I hope when the current owners vacate, that it can be saved or put back to use as a theater.
It appeared that it hadn’t been altered that much. Just a lot of antiques spread throuhout. Even in the balcony. Kudos to the current owners for keeping it as is.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on July 27, 2010 at 7:08 pm

I was told the PICKERS were in Swainsboro,Georgia at the old Drive-in there.I missed that show. Hi-Way 56 Drive-in on CT.

Trolleyguy on July 27, 2010 at 7:03 pm

Sorry for the typo. That’s “American Pickers.”

Trolleyguy on July 27, 2010 at 7:02 pm

This theater was recently featured on the “American Picers” show on the History Channel.

There were quite a few shots of the interior, showing the stage and the balcony still in place. The owner is divesting himself of a lot of the artifacts that are inside.