Cactus Theater

1812 Buddy Holly Avenue,
Lubbock, TX 79401

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Cactus TheatreĀ©...Lubbock TX...Don Lewis

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Opened April 8, 1938 with 720 seats. Restored in 1995, with scenic murals around the interior walls, it now offers live performances and movies.

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DriveInTheatre2001 on April 10, 2006 at 6:07 pm

Another Nice Looking Theatre. And, it is right down the street from Radio Station KDAV.. Visited this Theatre on April 6, 2006.. Pictures to come……

Randy Carlisle

Photographically Preserving Dallas History 1 Building @ A Time

Don Lewis
Don Lewis on August 3, 2006 at 7:20 am

My photograph of the CACTUS View link

irpworks on October 1, 2006 at 2:20 pm

Photos of Cactus marquee at night with star peformer – 1997.
Porfirio Baz is now a Baptist pastor and Spanish-language television news anchor in Lubbock. He was a television and music star in Mexico and Latin America. My wife and I pose with him in one of these.

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seymourcox on August 28, 2007 at 12:22 pm

Oklahoma historical Society presents good (1939) photographs of the Cactus Theatre exterior & interior. This vintage shot can be seen by typing in word “cactus”, then search,
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irpworks on August 29, 2007 at 12:21 am

Many Lubbock theaters shown. El Capitan; Plaza; Clifton; Lindsey; Cactus; Westerner Drive-In; Corral; Broadway; Midway; Plains Drive-In; Arnett-Benson; Arcadia.

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From the drop-down box choose: Buildings-Commercial-Movie Theaters

Search theatre and drive-in and there are other arial shots of other drive-ins, etc.

rivest266 on November 7, 2009 at 3:22 pm

This opened on April 8th, 1938. Ad to come at

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on January 24, 2011 at 3:11 pm

The Cactus theatre was owned by LINDSEY THEATRES in Lubbock.

rivest266 on June 13, 2015 at 2:49 pm

April 8th, 1938 grand opening ad in photo section.

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