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Information for this tour was contributed by Grant Smith.
In 1923, Tony Duvall purchased the 16-unit Iris Apartment Building and built onto the north side of it a small theater named The Gem. In 1930, Duvall demolished The Gem and replaced it with the larger New Iris Theater and an 8-unit apartment building. The New Iris was later renamed the Vista and then the Desert Star Playhouse. 
 National Register of Historic Places Registration Form for the Murray Theater
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