Park Theatre

32 E. Park Street,
Butte, MT 59701

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PARK Theatre; Butte, Montana.

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The People’s Theatre was opened February 25, 1917. It was renamed Park Theatre on 15th November 1932. It was destroyed by fire on September 24, 1949.

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on December 16, 2006 at 3:32 pm

The Park was destroyed by fire on September 24, 1949.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on December 29, 2006 at 6:56 am

The poor widow with three kids was awarded $3500 – the theater argued this was excessive. Who do you think the court found more sympathetic?
http://tinyurl.com/yfy784

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on May 8, 2009 at 6:40 pm

Here is an expanded version of the LOC photo:
http://tinyurl.com/rxoxb2

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on September 30, 2011 at 6:08 pm

Here is a fresh link to the 1939 LOC photo of the Park Theatre (click thumbnail to embiggen.)

DavidZornig
DavidZornig on November 14, 2015 at 6:19 pm

1949 photo added of the Montana Theater with an old Park Theatre advertisement on the wall. “East Side West Side” on the Montana marquee, was released 12/22/49. The Park Theatre had already burned down 3 months earlier almost to the day. 1949 photo courtesy of Dave Byrne.

rivest266
rivest266 on November 30, 2017 at 2:40 pm

This opened as Peoples' theatre on February 25th, 1917 and reopened as the Park on November 15th, 1932. Both grand opening ads in the photo section.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 30, 2017 at 4:04 pm

Henderson Ryan was the architect of the People’s Theatre. The house featured his patented incline ramps for balcony and mezzanine access.

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