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Iris Theatre

2004 Photo from the Adam Martin collection
209 W Moore Ave
Terrell TX

Record #5053  
 Opened: 1925
 Closed: 2001
 Current Use: Retail
Architectural Style(s):
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Current Organ: none
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The Iris opened on September 1, 1925 with the film "The Lady" starring Norma Talmadge. Admission was 15 cents and 25 cents. There was a contest to name the theater, in which the winner collected a $25 prize.

The theater was damaged by a fire and remodeled in late 1970. In 1985, the marquee fell off of the building during a storm.

Parts of the 1976 movie "Drive-In" were filmed here.

 Photos remain the property of the Member and may not be reproduced without the written consent of the Member.

January 2004 photos from the Adam Martin collection.

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2001 photos from the Terrell Heritage Museum collection.

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Photos from the Terrell Heritage Museum collection.

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A view of the Iris, ...

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Last featured 12/4/2004. Last edited 9/18/2015.

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