Dixie Theater

733 Portland Avenue,
Rochester, NY 14621

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Previously operated by: Schine Circuit Inc.

Functions: Housing

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The Dixie Theater opened in 1928. In 1932 it became part of the Schine Circuit Inc. It was taken over by an independent operator in 1950. It was closed in 1956 when it had operated as a Spanish language theatre. It was converted into apartments in 1959.

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ClassicTheater on October 21, 2009 at 10:01 pm

Here’s a link to a 2007 photo of the Dixie Theater.
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dallasmovietheaters on January 10, 2018 at 5:38 am

The Dixie Theatre launched in 1928. The theatre converted to sound in 1930 and was taken over by the Schine Circuit in 1932. Schine dropped the theatre in 1949 which reopened in 1950 under a subleasing agreement with independent operation. The Dixie completed its run in 1956 showing Spanish language films. It was auctioned off with eight other Schine Theatres in 1958. Its pipe organ and all other items were sold shortly thereafter when the theatre was converted to an apartment complex in 1959.

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