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State Theater

Photo from the Oklahoma County Government collection.
20 N Robinson Ave
Oklahoma City OK

Demolished 1971
Record #12311  
 Opened: December 1, 1936
 Closed: September 6, 1971
 Demolished: 1971
Capacity: 1100 seats
Architect(s): WL Vahlberg
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Cornhusker Theatres, Spectro Theatres

A 9/9/1971 article in The Daily Oklahoman reported that a storm damage forced Spectro Theatres to close this theatre, deeming repairs too costly. The article stated that the site was already marked for clearing and was just awaiting Spectro's decision to close. The last film was "Fortune In Men's Eyes" The same article recounted the theatre's 1936 opening with "It Happened One Night"

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Postcards from the Oklahoma County Government collection.

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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 9/4/2022.

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