Ritz shuts its doors

posted by Michael Zoldessy on September 4, 2008 at 7:53 am

MALVERN, AR — After a 70 year run, the Ritz Theatre is closing its doors.

After 70 years of continuous operation, thousands of screenings, tons of popcorn and even more memories, the Ritz movie theater made its final curtain call Thursday night.

Its proprietors expected a packed house of about 150 for the cash-strapped cinema’s final show.

Barely half that number showed up.

The full story is at Arkansas Online(subscription rqr’d)

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