Kansan Theatre

1815 Main Street,
Parsons, KS 67357

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Kansan Theatre

The 1,000-seat Best Theatre was remodeled in 1914. It was equipped with a Kimball theatre organ. In 1940 it was remodeled again and reopened as the Kansan Theatre with Bob Hope in “Some Like It Hot”. It was part of the H.J. Griffith Theaters INC. chain. It closed in 1961. and has been demolished.

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Farmgal
Farmgal on May 6, 2019 at 7:43 pm

This theater was originally named the Best Theater. It was remodeled in 1914 and could hold 1,000 movie goers. In the 1940’s it was remodeled once again and renamed “The Kansan”.

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