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Princess Theatre
101 W Monroe St
Mount Ayr IA


October 2010 photo from the Matt Lutthans collection.

... "For the next fifty-six years, the Princess continued to operate as a motion picture theater. J.H. Eddy purchased and operated the theater from 1937 to 1977. In 1937, at a cost of over $10,000 the Eddy family completed major renovations including a new stucco and brick front with a modern marquee. Above the entrance was the word "Princess" in blue, red and green neon lettering. Inside were 400 new leather upholstered opera chairs and a new cooling system. Thomas and Charlene Green owned and operated the theater from 1980 until its closing in June 1985.

"In 2003, Paul Ramsey, on behalf of Ramsey Farm Foundation, purchased the property and donated it to the Princess Theater Troupe, a group of local volunteers, for the purpose of restoration and reopening as a movie and live stage theater." ...

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