Fox Theatre

4111 Woflin Avenue,
Amarillo, TX 79102

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Opened in 1967, the Fox Theatre was operated by the Mann Theater chain.

Contributed by Billy Smith / Don Lewis / Billy Holcomb

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 19, 2009 at 8:01 am

The new Fox Theatre in Amarillo was set to open on July 30, 1967, according to the issue of Boxoffice dated the previous day. This 800-seat house was, like a number of theaters built during NGC’s expansion in the late 1960s, designed by the Los Angeles architectural firm of Pearson, Wuesthoff & Skinner. Amarillo architect Harold Mitchell was the local associate.

chadly0412
chadly0412 on July 27, 2010 at 4:37 am

Great old theater now gone. Lots of great moovies there including E.T., Star Trek III, Beaches, Big Business, Dick Tracy, Cape Fear and Sister Act. The theater actually had two screens not one. Torn down in 1993.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on September 1, 2010 at 2:32 am

Bourbon Street Cafe, Cattle Call BBQ Resturant and Joes Catering are all listed at this address now.

Tinseltoes
Tinseltoes on July 28, 2012 at 4:18 pm

Described in this 1969 trade article: Boxoffice

flyimac
flyimac on October 30, 2012 at 3:02 am

Worked here when Superman, Grease came out….I know I was hired cause my name is Terry….There was several Terry’s working there…..had lots of fun

ronnwood
ronnwood on October 21, 2013 at 1:55 pm

The Fox Theater on Wolflin Ave opened in September 1968 showing “THE ODD COUPLE”. It played for weeks and weeks but I never wanted to see a movie about 2 old guys so I didn’t go to the theater until the premier of “BARBARELLA” December 3, 1968. I saw 262 movies there before they shut the place down July 27, 1992. The last was “DEEP COVER” June 20, 1992. The building sat empty and forlorn until it was demolished in the summer of ‘93. A Taco Bell and other businesses are now located at the spot where movies were once shown.

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