Capitol Theatre

706 W. Main Street,
Marvell, AR 72366

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The Capitol Theatre is listed as opening in the 1930’s with seating stated at 325. No closing date was given but it stated that the theater was still in operation during 1950, when it had 413 seats.

The article said the building was still standing but usage was unknown. The theatre was owned and operated by Mr. T. Whitehall at its opening.

Contributed by Chuck

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on September 3, 2013 at 2:25 am

The Capitol briefly had a competing house, the Marvell Theatre, which opened in 1937, sometime not long before an announcement appeared in the October 4 issue of The Film Daily, and was destroyed by an arson fire on April 8, 1938.

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