Towne Guild Theatre

1220 Colonial Avenue,
Norfolk, VA 23517

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Towne Guild Theatre

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The Visulite Theatre was opened prior to 1939, and continued into the mid-1950’s. It was a popular theatre which screened many ‘B’ western movies.

Later renamed Towne Guild Theatre it went over to more mature fare. Operated by Levine Theatrical Enterprises of Norfolk, headed by Robert Levine. It closed around 1964.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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JGKlein on September 17, 2016 at 9:24 am

This theatre was open as early as 1939, because the Visulite is where “The Wizard of Oz” premiered in Norfolk. (I read that in an old newspaper ad on microfilm.)

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