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Drive-In Short Reel Theater

600 Seawall Blvd
Galveston TX

Demolished 1934 Outdoor Theatre
Record #9871  
 Opened: July 5, 1934
 Closed: July 26, 1934
 Demolished: 1934
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Proprietor Louis Josserand built this experimental theater on the beach near Sixth Street and [Seawall] Boulevard and featured cartoons, news reels and short subjects. Each night the ramps were graded and packed. The theater was destroyed by a tropical storm in its first month and was not rebuilt.

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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 9/13/2010.

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