Rex Theater

268 East McLemore Avenue,
Memphis, TN 38106

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1938 photo of the original Rex location

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Open from about 1912-1926.

Contributed by Chief Bob Jensen

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vastor
vastor on March 10, 2014 at 4:29 pm

According to the Royal Studios (Royal Theatre) website, the Rex was an airdome which moved into the building later renamed the Royal.

vastor
vastor on March 14, 2014 at 4:44 pm

That would be correct. The indoor Rex did not become the Royal until converted to sound. The original name was the Shamrock. One source says it had an interim name of Savoy for a time.

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