Parkway Theatre

1719 8th Avenue,
Fort Worth, TX 76101

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Parkway Theatre

Located on 8th Avenue, by Park Place, the Parkway Theatre opened by Interstate Theatres on November 28, 1935 with Jack Oakie in “Big Broadcast of 1936”. By 1941 it was operated by Paramount Pictures Inc. through their subsidiary Hollitzelle & O'Donnell.

It was still open in 1956, but had closed by 1957.

Contributed by Billy Smith / Billy Holcomb / Don Lewis Ken Roe

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LarryFM
LarryFM on December 18, 2011 at 4:14 am

According to visual evidence at HistoricAerials.com, the building was in existence as late as 1963, but demolished and converted to a parking lot as part of an expanded shopping center by 1970.

jamestv
jamestv on July 13, 2014 at 10:50 pm

This theatre was open in December 1939—-unsure about when it actually opened. One of Interstate Theatres first neighborhood theatres in Fort Worth.

rivest266
rivest266 on June 23, 2018 at 4:46 pm

This opened on November 28th, 1935. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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