Odeon Theatre

123 S. Second Street,
Tucumcari, NM 88401

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The Odeon

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Built in 1935, this old white front Art Deco theatre is still in operation. Single screen, seating a little under 700. The theatre has a squared marquee with no attraction panels but has a good sized vertical in all red like the marquee with white neon lettering spelling out Odeon. The Odeon plays first run attractions. It was listed on the Register of Historic Places in 2008.

Due to the owner retiring, the Odeon Theatre was put up ‘For Sale’ in the fall of 2010.

Contributed by Chuck Van Bibber

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 4, 2007 at 9:52 am

This is another photo of the Odeon Theater.

kencmcintyre on April 2, 2008 at 7:06 pm

I was in Tucumcari a few years ago, but I missed this one. Here is a photo, circa 2000:

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 2, 2008 at 7:47 pm

This theater dates back to 1936 according to this link.

DonLewis on April 29, 2008 at 1:36 pm

A 1988 view of the Odeon Theater in Tucumcari.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on December 4, 2008 at 12:57 pm

Here is the Odeon at night.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on May 10, 2009 at 8:16 pm

Here is another 1984 photo.

DonSolosan on October 14, 2010 at 9:19 pm

I noticed # of seats given as 696, but next to the ticket window there’s a sign that says “Occupancy 360.”

rivest266 on August 21, 2013 at 4:26 pm

Still open, showing The Heat this week.

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