Oak Village Theater

10016 Long Point Road,
Houston, TX 77080

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Oak Village Theater

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The Oak Village was originally planned as a twin, but the second auditorium never opened. The Oak Village Theater opened in 1963.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on April 7, 2010 at 4:31 pm

It looks like it was a gym when this photo was taken:
http://tinyurl.com/ylnuzec

williamburge
williamburge on October 22, 2011 at 11:22 am

The opening film was disneys miracle of the white stallions with robert taylor. The date was june 23, 1963. My grandfather robert burge sr designed the furniture that was in the front ticket booth. I remember when I was 11 I saw in the summer of 1967 doctor dolittle with rex harrison. The theatre had a big single screen and lots of seats. In the 1970s the radio station klol in houston texas presented midnight shows like a hard days night, 2001 a space oddessy, easy rider. the theatre was packed for the films and during the beatles film the theatre turned the volume up and the patrons when wild. it was like you where in the same room with the beatles it was great. During the summer of 1973 they showed all 5 planet of the apes films all day long. the marquee called it a ape marathon . It was great alot of kids where there. Back in the 1990s they split the one large screen to five little screens making it a dollar cinema that was the begining of the end of the theatre. I wish they had not split that huge screen. they did it for economics.

JMoreland
JMoreland on July 28, 2012 at 4:13 pm

Loved going to this theater. Saw “Mary Poppins” and the all-day 5-film “Planet of the Apes” marathon here, among many, many others. And I loved that I could get a big pickle at the concession stand.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 18, 2013 at 12:05 pm

The Boxoffice article Tinseltoes linked to says that the Oak Village Theatre was designed by architects Richard B. Walton and Woodrow Bush.

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