Gem Theatre

200 W. Milam Street,
Wharton, TX 77488

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A silent-era theatre located on Monterey Square in downtown Wharton, that was opened as early as 1913. Advertisements descibed the Gem Theatre as ‘the theatre beautiful – High class motion pictures and music. 5¢ and 10¢’.

The Gem Theatre closed on July 25, 1925. The last show to play there was “Adventure” with Tom Moore and Pauline Starke.

Contributed by Bob Machann

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on January 29, 2014 at 5:13 pm

The Gem Theatre in Wharton, Texas is listed in the 1926 Film Daily Yearbook with 250 seats.

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