Ritz Theatre

213 W. Pine Street,
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

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Ritz Theatre

The Rose Theatre was open in 1934. Seating was listed at 500. Through its life the theatre was operated by Paramount Publix, Paramount-Richards and Paramount Gulf until its closing.

On February 8, 1950 it was renamed Ritz Theatre. It closed in the mid-1950’s and was demolished. There is a parking lot where the theatre once stood. Any further information on this theatre would be appreciated.

Contributed by Chuck

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rivest266 on April 17, 2017 at 11:04 am

Reopened as Ritz on March 1st, 1950

Found on Newspapers.com

rivest266 on April 17, 2017 at 11:08 am

February 28th, 1950 grand opening ad as Ritz in the photo section.

ThomasGentry on February 16, 2018 at 11:34 am

I may be incorrect is stating that the Rebel Theater was next to Sackler’s Furniture Store.Newspaper archives report that it was the Ritz at the site pictured.

I will go the library archives and correct any misinformation.

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