Rio Theater

307 North Commerce Street,
Gainesville, TX 76240

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Rio...Gainesville Texas

The Rio Theater was the first of four theaters opened by L.C. Dennis in Gainesville. He opened it June 11th 1942 with a screening of “Sunset In Wyoming” starring the ever popular Gene Autry.

Contributed by Billy Holcomb / Billy Smith / Don Lewis

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seymourcox on June 23, 2009 at 10:19 am

Oklahoma Historical Society web pages contain material on Gainesville theatres. To view vintage photos type in word “Gainesville”,
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Don Lewis
Don Lewis on February 12, 2012 at 2:38 pm

From 1948 a newsprint photo of the Rio Theater in Gainesville.

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