Cactus Theatre

Rice Street,
Falfurrias, TX 78355

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Previous Names: New Theatre

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Cactus Theater Movie Ad© 1959 Falurrias TX

The New Theatre was opened in 1926. It was renamed Cactus Theatre on April 29, 1938 when it was raken over by R.N. Smith. Cactus Theatre was managed at one time by Kelly Ross and owned by R.N. Smith. It was still open in 1957 and in later years it played Spanish language movies to a mainly Mexican audience.

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Don Lewis
Don Lewis on December 19, 2007 at 10:53 pm

1959 “Shaggy Dog” movie flyer form the CACTUS THEATER.

Don Lewis
Don Lewis on December 20, 2007 at 2:19 pm

Oops! The above mentioned flyer depicts “Shaggy” It’s a dog’s life not the Shaggy Dog.

dallasmovietheaters on March 18, 2019 at 7:55 am

Opened by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jungenman built this venue in 1926 launching as the New Theatre. They sold the New to John R. Forsyth who sold it to R.N. Smith. Smith rebranded the New on April 29, 1938 as the Cactus Theatre opening with “Fools for Scandal.” Smith would build the Pioneer Theatre.

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