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Tennessee Movie Theatres (page 1)

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Luez Theatre
Bolivar, TN
Paramount Theatre
Bristol, TN
The Luez Theatre was built in 1948. This photo is from 2011. The theatre closed in 2012. The City has been fundraising and restoring the theatre since then. For more, see this website. [map]

The Paramount Theatre opened in 1931. Restoration work began in the 1980s. The theatre is now a performing arts center known as The Paramount Center for the Arts. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Roxy Theatre
Clarksville, TN
The Roxy Theatre opened in 1947, replacing the earlier Lillian Theatre which was destroyed by fire. The Roxy closed in 1980. In 1983, it was converted into a dinner theatre known as the Roxy Regional Theatre. The theatre was renovated again in 1995. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Ritz Theatre & Hoskins Drug Store
Clinton, TN
The Ritz Theatre & Hoskins Drug Store was built in 1945 and closed in 1969. In 1972, the theatre was used by the Red Speeks Country Music Show (a radio program). It then closed again in 1987. It was cleaned up and reopened in 2000 for films and live entertainment. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see see this website. [map]

Ruffin Theatre
Covington, TN
Ritz Theatre
Covington, TN
Palace Theatre
Crossville, TN
The Ruffin Theatre built in the 1920s as the Palace Theater. After a devastating fire, the theatre was rebuilt in 1937 as the Ruffin Theatre. It was remodeled in 1941. The theatre is now used for live entertainment. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

I believe the Ritz Theatre was built in the 1940s. It housed Ritz Antiques and Collectibles for many years and featured dinner theatre on the upper level. The downstairs is now used as office space. The upstairs theatre is still there but not in use. In 2012, the theatre space was for sale. For more, see this website. [map]

The Palace Theatre was built in 1938. It closed in 1978 and fell into disrepair. In 1993, the city bought it and fundraising began. In 2000, the theater was nearly demolished for a parking lot. Restoration was begun in 2000 and, in 2001, the Palace re-opened as the Community Auditorium and Visitors Center. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Dickson Theatre
Dickson, TN
The Dickson Theatre opened in 1951 and closed in 1959. The building now houses Ragan's Arcade. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Lincoln Theatre
Fayetteville, TN
The Lincoln Theatre opened in 1951. In 1982, it was converted into a two-screen. The Lincoln is still in use. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Franklin Theatres:
Franklin Cinema: 1, 2

Gallatin Theatres:
Palace Theatre

Greeneville Theatres:
Capitol Theatre

Princess Theatre
Harriman, TN
The Princess Theatre looks like it was built in the 1940s. It closed in 2001 and is currently being restored. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

State Theatre
Kingsport, TN
Tennessee Theatre
Knoxville, TN
The State Theatre was built in 1936 and closed in 1978. In the 1990s, the theatre was used as a Christian movie house, a dinner theatre, a nightclub and a gym. Renovation work began in 2007. For more, see this website. [map]

The Tennessee Theatre opened in 1928. The original Mighty Wurlitzer organ is still in place. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The theatre is now used primarily for live performances. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Lafayette Theatres:
Lafayette Cinema

Lawrenceburg Theatres:
Crockett Theatre

Lebanon Theatres:
Capitol Theatre: 1, 2

Varsity Theatre
Martin, TN
The Varsity Theatre opened in 1949. It was still operating in the 1980s. In 2006, the building was being used as a church. Since then, it has been converted into a fitness center and physical therapy clinic. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

McMinnville Theatres:
Park Theater

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