Georgia Movie Theatres (page 2)

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Towne Cinema
Avondale Estates, GA
The Towne Cinema was built in 1924 as a post office and the Avondale City Hall. In 1938, it was converted into the Avondale Theatre. In 1966, it was renamed the Towne Cinema. It was later used as a nightclub and recording studio. It now houses the 37 Main Rock Cafe which features live performances. For more, see this website. [map]

Ritz Theatre
Brunswick, GA
Zebulon Theatre
Cairo, GA
The Ritz Theatre was built in 1899 as the Grand Opera House. It became a movie theatre in the 1930s. The City bought the theatre in 1980. It is now used for live performances, films, exhibits, and educational programs. For more, see this website. [map]

The Zebulon Theatre opened in 1936. It is still operating as a movie theatre. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Legion Theatre
Cartersville, GA
2009: 2021:
The Legion Theatre was built in 1940. The theatre was originally white with brown trim and a metal marquee. The building is now used for live performances by the Pump House Players. The vertical letters must have had neon originally. They were replaced by 2015 with plastic letters. For more, see this website. [map]

Grand Theatre
Cartersville, GA
The Grand Theatre was built in 1929 as the Greenwood Theatre. The theatre lost its original marquee in the 1970s under the weight of snow. It is now used as a performing arts center. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

West Theatre
Cedartown, GA


The West Theatre opened in 1941. It was renovated in the late 1970s to its original appearance. Although the theatre was twinned in 1986, the original screen is still there behind the two newer screens. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. By 2013, the building had been repainted blue and gold. By 2015, it was painted green. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

State Theatre
Colquitt, GA
The State Theatre opened as the Colquitt Theatre in 1937. It later became the Hunter Theatre. It closed in the early 1970s. The building was gutted around 2007 and the facade was restored around 2013. It reopened in 2018 as a banquet hall and special events space. For more, see this website. [map]

Bradley Theatre
Columbus, GA
The Bradley Theatre opened in 1940. Around 2005, it was only open on a limited basis. The theatre closed in 2008 and was still vacant in 2021. For more, see this website. [map]

Dallas Theatre
Dallas, GA
The Dallas Theatre opened in 1926 as the Strand Theatre. When it was destroyed in a fire in 1947, it was rebuilt as the Dallas Theatre. In 1965, the theatre was converted into office space. It was restored from 2004-2006. It is now used as a performing arts center. For more, see this website. [map]

More Columbus:
Plaza Theatre [gone]

Wink Theatre
Dalton, GA
The Wink Theatre was built in 1941 by J.C.W. Wink. It was built to be "a small town version of the Fox Theatre in Atlanta." It escaped demolition in 1998 and reopened in 2002. Since 2007, the building has housed the Rock Bridge Community Church. For more, see this website. [map]

Martin Theatre
Douglas, GA
The Martin Theater opened in 1939. It operated as a movie house until the 1970s. The building was given to the City in 1979 and is now known as the Martin Centre. It is used as a performing arts center and for special events. For more, see this website. [map]

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