Baytown Premiere Cinema 11

1518 San Jacinto Mall,
Baytown, TX 77521

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Scott Neff
Scott Neff on June 18, 2014 at 7:06 pm

Was this theatre an entirely new build or did it make use of one of the existing cinemas?

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on April 22, 2007 at 12:44 am

This from Variety, November 7, 1956 about a Baytown theatre. Does anyone from Baytown remember what started it?

Massed Assault on Theatre!

“Some 500 teenagers, bent on revenge for a "raw deal”, ran amok here last Wednesday night (310, egg-and-feathering a theatre, barricading a city street and beating a policemen with a club.

The yelling gang – both boys and girls – commandeered a city dump truck, roused the town with a garbage can “tom-tom” dance, let air out of tires and damaged two city patrol cars.

The horde showed up at the Bay Theatre where the manager, H.E. Brunson, had frequently called police for aid against rowdy-ism, and threw dozens of eggs at the theatre front. Then the gang smeared feathers in the “omlet”."