Aubert Theatre

4949 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive,
St. Louis, MO 63113

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JAlex on July 8, 2018 at 9:32 am

Even though ads in the Post-Dispatch ceased in January 1953, the theatre continued to operate running ads in the Globe-Democrat and the Argus. These ads last ran on March 6, 1953 with the apparent final bill being “Across the Wide Missouri” and “Fearless Fagan.”

Late in 1942 the property was purchased by Sam Komm. However, theatre continued to be operated by St. Louis Amusement as that firm held a long-term lease.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 15, 2015 at 6:33 pm

The original architect of the Aubert Theatre was Paul Klingensmith. The Aubert was on a list of theaters in a booklet published by the Federal Concrete Tile Company, which features a photo of it at the bottom of this page.

tgronk on February 23, 2012 at 5:21 pm

I found a photo from the theater’s opening – the article is from the Globe-Democrat and is dated February 4, 1923, indicating that the Aubert opened February 8, 1923. I’ll try to post the photo.

jgrebe on October 29, 2008 at 4:33 am

The Aubert is/was in north St. Louis proper
James Grebe

kencmcintyre on October 28, 2008 at 7:58 pm

This tribute to a former judge mentions that he was once the manager of the Aubert. See page 15.

I had some problems mapping this, as it kept putting me in DeSoto, MO. I’m not sure what the problem is.

JamesGrebe on February 17, 2005 at 4:33 pm

The Aubert had the only Robert Morton Theatre Pipe rgan in St. Louis. Fate of the organ is unknown