Varsity Theater

3006 E. Rosedale Avenue,
Fort Worth, TX 76105

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DonLewis
DonLewis on April 30, 2007 at 11:59 pm

The pictures in question about the Varsity being torn down appear to have been taken at the Snider Plaza shopping center in Dallas.

DonLewis
DonLewis on April 30, 2007 at 11:41 pm

Also meant to include Jack Phillips in the question about the Poly.

DonLewis
DonLewis on April 30, 2007 at 11:38 pm

Hello Stephen and Todd. Do either of you have any memories or stories of the Poly Theater in Fort Worth? There is a photo at this link. www.flickr.com/photos/lastpictureshow/238521206

Thanks……..

ToddB
ToddB on April 30, 2007 at 9:30 am

I don’t know where the photos that texas25th posted were taken, but the building shown is definitely not the Varsity Theater in southeast Fort Worth. The theater in question was closed in the early 70s at the latest, and torn down shortly thereafter.

@Stephen Brown:
Yes, the 40s were the good old days. Too bad I was born in the 60s and missed them.

texas25th
texas25th on February 5, 2007 at 3:37 am

These are photos shot of Varsity Theater from 1996-1997 It was demolished for upscale shops in 1997

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tp610fan
tp610fan on November 30, 2005 at 11:51 am

I was one of those kids who went to the Varsity almost every Saturday from 1945 to 1951, We did get in for NINE CENTS. I usually had a quarter so I coud buy a ticket, get a coke and huge Hollway sucker for another dime and still have six cents to buy a ice cream cone at Ashburns or a trinket at Motts. Those were indeed the good old days.

DonLewis
DonLewis on September 3, 2004 at 4:10 am

There are a lot of us that miss them too, Jack. Thanks for sharing this one!