Arkansas Movie Theatres (page 2)

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Gem Theatre
Heber Springs, AR
The Gem Theatre opened in 1939. The building was destroyed by a fire in 1941. It was rebuilt in 1942. The theatre closed in 1984. It reopened as a country music venue. The theatre was saved in 1995. The interior was butted and rebuilt. It continues to operate as a movie theatre. For more, see this website. [map]

Malco Theatre
Helena, AR
Center Theatre [gone]
Little Rock, AR
The Malco Theatre opened in 1951. This photo is from 2010. It most recently was used for special events and live performances. In 2023, it appeared to be closed. For more, see this website. [map]

The Center Theatre opened as the Royal Theatre in 1920. It was remodeled and renamed the Center Theatre in 1950. It closed in 1975 and was demolished in 2009. For more, see this website.

Village Theatre [gone]
Little Rock, AR


2010: 2019:
The Village Theatre was built in 1968. It was originally known as the UA Cinema 150. The theatre closed in 2003 and began offering concerts in 2006. The building was demolished in 2015 but the sign remains. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Cameo Theatre
Magnolia, AR
The Cameo Theatre opened in 1949 as a single screen. It closed in 2012 and reopened in 2013. It closed again in 2016 and remains vacant. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Ritz Theatre

Rialto Theatre
Morrilton, AR
The Rialto Theatre opened in 1911. It was remodeled in 1930. In 2000, the theatre was renovated and became the Rialto Community Arts Center. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Collins Theatre
Paragould, AR
2010: 2019:
The Collins Theatre opened as the Capitol Theatre in 1925 with vaudeville, live performances, and movies. It was later renamed the Collins Theatre. The theatre was restored in 1991. It is now home to the Mid-South Ballet Theatre and also features live performances and other events. For more, see this website. [map]

Community Theatre
Pine Bluff, AR
The Community Theatre opened as the Berbig Theatre in 1922. It closed in 1963 and reopened briefly in 1986. The theatre has featured live performances since 2014. The neon has been replacing with LED tubing and the bulbs with reflective sequins. For more, see this website. [map]

Rialto Theatre
Searcy, AR
2008: 2019:
The Rialto Theatre started out as the Grand Theatre. The Grand was razed in 1923 and rebuilt. It was renamed the Rialto in 1928. The theatre was remodeled in 1939 and 1949. It is now owned by the city of Searcy. The marquee was restored in 2016. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Maxie Theatre
Trumann, AR
Pastime Theatre
Warren, AR
The Maxie Theatre opened in 1948 and closed in 2012. In 2016, it was announced that the theatre would be demolished. This photo is from 2019. The theatre was still standing in 2023. For more, see this website. [map]

The Pastime Theatre opened in 1924. It has been vacant for decades. For more, see this website. [map]

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