Blair Theatre

1310 19th Street,
Belleville, KS 66935

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Blair Theatre

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The Blair Theatre opened in 1928 with 720 seats. Located in downtown Belleville, it was granted a $200,000 tax credit by the state of Kansas in 2000 towards the conversion and renovation of the former movie house into a cultural and community center. The Spanish Colonial style facade with its polychrome terra-cotta and red brickwork is notable for its vintage marquee and vertical sign.

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on February 6, 2009 at 5:14 pm

This church meets at the Blair on Sundays:
http://www.mylandmarkchurch.com/

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on February 6, 2009 at 5:18 pm

That might be, but function should be movies.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on February 6, 2009 at 5:20 pm

Function should be first run movies, since Coraline is showing as of today.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on February 6, 2009 at 5:25 pm

And status should be open.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 11, 2009 at 12:48 pm

Another photo of the Blair can be seen here.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 14, 2009 at 4:06 pm

Chuck….You linked to the index instead of just the 1983 photo:

View link

WTKFLHN
WTKFLHN on August 3, 2012 at 1:51 pm

A friend of mine used to manage the Blair in the early 1960’s. Commonwealth amusement was running the theatre and my friend worked for them. There was also a Drive-in at Belleville. The ran the drive-in in the summertime and the Blair in the wintertime. This was, of course, before the days of cable tv and daylight saving time. So the drive-in could or probably is, long gone. Sorry, I don’t remember the name of the drive-in, but I do remember seeing “The Misfits”, with Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe.

WTKFLHN
WTKFLHN on December 30, 2012 at 5:09 pm

Chuck 1231.

Thanks for the info.
                  
Todd82
Todd82 on April 18, 2013 at 11:51 pm

2013: Refurbished marquee, in original red/yellow color scheme, updated with digital front and side panels – Belleville’s dedication to fully restoring this cinematic gem is just astounding… BRAVO!

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