El Lago Theatre

712 N. Main Street,
Rice Lake, WI 54868

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1936 photo credit Old School Rice Lake Facebook page.

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The El Lago Theatre was a remodel of an old feed mill which opened May 15, 1935. It closed November 30, 1984.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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DavidZornig
DavidZornig on August 19, 2016 at 7:43 pm

1976 photo added, photo credit Old School Rice Lake Facebook page.

DavidZornig
DavidZornig on August 19, 2016 at 8:02 pm

1936 photo & caption added, credit Old School Rice Lake Facebook page. The movie on the marquee in this picture is “Come and Get It”. A 1936 film starring Edward Arnold,Frances Farmer & Walter Brennan,who won the first ever Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in this movie.

DavidZornig
DavidZornig on August 19, 2016 at 8:07 pm

1984 photo & caption added, credit Old School Rice Lake Facebook page. El Lago Theatre – Friday 11-30-1984 – Lining up for the last night. The movie was “All of Me” starring Steve Martin & Lily Tomlin. The El Lago had opened on 5-15-1935 in a remodeled feed mill. The first movie was “Go Into your Dance” starring Al Jolson & Ruby Keeler. Rice Lake’s first air conditioned building!

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