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Paramount Theatre

2007 Photo from the Christopher Crouch collection
817 S Polk St
Amarillo TX

Record #11364  
 Opened: April 21, 1932
 Closed: February 20, 1975
 Current Use: Office Space
Capacity: 1433 seats
Architect(s): W Scott Dunne
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: ABC Interstate Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Phil Gray.

The Paramount opened on April 21, 1932 with the movie "This is the Night" with Lily Damita and Cary Grant. The 1433-seat theater cost $250,000 in Depression money. It closed on February 20, 1975, and is now used as an office building.

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November 2009 photos from the Adam Martin collection.

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August 2007 photos from the Christopher Crouch collection.

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1938 photos from the Wes Reeves collection.

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1955 postcards from the Wes Reeves collection.

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