426 Keap Street,
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The Republic Theatre opened on October 27, 1921, with 3,100 seats. Built by the Small-Strausberg circuit it featured vaudeville and the opening movie was “Clay Dollars”. It was equipped with a Moller 3 manual 17 rank organ.
Later operated by Fox Theatres, it passed to RKO in 1937, and they operated it until 1949.
Taken over by Randforce Theatres chain, it was closed in 1965. Demolished, a gas station was built on part of the site. By 2011, the gas station had closed and plans were put forward to build housing on the site.
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