Pix Theatre

2551 Huntington Avenue,
Newport News, VA 23607

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Pix Theatre

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The Pix Theatre was opened November 11, 1942 with Gene Tierney in “The Shanghai Gesture”. It was closed June 1, 1947.

It was renamed Capital Theatre opening September 28, 1947, but was closed May 9, 1948. The building was bought by the city and was demolished to build a new court house in 1948.

Contributed by Ken Roe, wsasser

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Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on April 11, 2012 at 12:45 pm

Anyone know what the exact address is or at least which corner the Pix was on?

It would be nice to have photos, both inside and out and more info.

DJA

Chief Bob Jensen
Manteno, Illinois

wsasser
wsasser on September 20, 2012 at 8:06 pm

The Pix Theater opened on 11/11/1942

The Pix Theater closed on 6-1/1947. The announced that they were closing for the summer.

On 9/28/1947, The theater was renamed and opened as The Capital

The Capital closed for good on 5/9/1948

wsasser
wsasser on November 15, 2012 at 10:13 pm

see new photo for location of Pix

wsasser
wsasser on August 27, 2017 at 8:09 pm

The Capital Theatre was taken over by the City of Newport News which used the lot to build a new Court House on it in 1948

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