Fargo Theatre

314 Broadway,
Fargo, ND 58103

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Fargo Theatre

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This beautiful theatre originally opened on March 15, 1926. It first played “Charlie’s Aunt” with Syd Chaplin. Tom Mix and his Wonder Horse Tony appeared on stage here as well.

Remodeled in 1937 by architects Liebenberg & Kaplan in an Art Deco style. For years it has been home to a twice annual silent movie night, in which classics like the “Phantom of the Opera”, “Ella Cinders”, “The Thief of Bagdad”, and “The General” are accompanied by an original live score on the Fargo’s mighty Wurlitzer pipe organ.

Contributed by Greg Carlson

Recent comments (view all 24 comments)

MPol on July 17, 2009 at 8:01 am

The Fargo Theatre looks like a great-looking theatre, both inside and out, but the photo presented of the interior of the theatres makes it somewhat more difficult to see what the theatre’s interior really looks like.

MPol on July 31, 2009 at 11:47 am

Thanks for posting the new pics of the Fargo Theatre’s interior, Lost Memory. Looked at the newer pictures of the interior of the Fargo Theatre—it looks just as cool inside as out. Loved them.

TLSLOEWS on February 17, 2010 at 12:11 pm

Nice looking marquee and vertical very art deco!!!!

TLSLOEWS on April 24, 2010 at 7:10 pm

Thers snow business like snow business.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 26, 2010 at 12:38 pm

In 1993 the Fargo Theatre was the only Red River Valley area Theatre to boast a 70mm Projection system.Funded in part by a Grant from Great Plains Software.The first 70mm movie was “Lawrence of Arabia” The David Lean Classic.This comes from Boxoffice Nov.1989.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 26, 2010 at 12:40 pm

Sorry Guys,I caught my mistake, It is not 1993,BUT 1989.

Patsy on March 22, 2011 at 1:13 pm

This theatre was featured today on the Weather Channel when Mike Sidell broadcast in front of the theatre…could see the vertical marquee.

Patsy on December 12, 2011 at 12:45 pm

This theatre has also been featured in a recent Travel magazine.

DavidZornig on May 4, 2015 at 10:33 pm

December 1947 photo added, photo credit Clinton L. Voss. “Kiss Of Death” on the marquee.

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