Royal Theatre

125 E. Front Street,
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

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The Royal Theatre was open by 1944. Seating was listed at 399. This theatre was operated by Associated Theatres and later Royal Theatres until it closed.

The Royal Theatre closed in the early-1960’s. The building is still standing, usage unknown. Any further information on this theatre would be appreciated.

Contributed by Chuck

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ThomasGentry on May 1, 2016 at 7:15 pm

The theater building is now an art studio occupied by Charles Price. I spent many hours there watching the Cecil De Mille bible movies and the war movies that dominated the film industry during the late 1940s and early 1950s. There were three theaters in the old town part of Hattiesburg during that period: The Royal; the Rebel; and the Saenger. None exists as a film theater there now. The

robboehm on May 2, 2016 at 7:07 am

Thomas, there is no entry for the Rebel on Cinema Treasures. Could it, perhaps, be one on the site but without a reference to an alternate name?

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