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Montana Movie Theatres (page 3)

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Villa Theatre
Malta, MT
The Villa Theatre opened in 1955 and closed around 2014. It reopened in 2019. The neon has been removed from the signs and replaced with backlit plastic. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Palace Theatre
Malta, MT
The Palace Theatre opened in 1916. It closed in 1955 soon after the Vill Theatre (described above) opened. The blade sign has an Electrical Products tag. For more, see this website. [map]

Montana Theatre
Miles City, MT
The Montana Theatre was built in 1936 and is still operating. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Roxy Theatre
Missoula, MT
The Roxy Theatre opened in 1937. In 1994, it was badly damaged by a fire. It reopened in 1998 and closed in 2000. It is now community-owned and still used primarily as a movie theatre. It also hosts several film festivals. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Wilma Theatre
Missoula, MT
The Wilma Theatre opened in 1921. It was remodeled in 1933. This sign has been there since at least 2008 but there two much nicer neon signs before that. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

More Missoula:
Fox Theatre: 1, 2, 3 [gone]

Orpheum Theatre
Plentywood, MT
The Orpheum Theatre had opened by 1920 and is still operating. The sign is probably from the 1940s or 1950s. It was restored in 2011. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Roman Theatre
Red Lodge, MT
Iris Theatre
Red Lodge, MT
The Roman Theatre was built in 1917 and is still operating. It also offers live performances as well as films. For more, see this website. [map]

The Iris Theatre opened in 1925. By 1941, it was renamed the Park Theatre. It closed in 1961. The building now houses the Montana Candy Emporium. For more, see this website. [map]

Hi-Line Theatre
Rudyard, MT
The Hi-Line Theatre was built in 1949. I believe it is still open on a limited basis. For more, see this website. [map]

Rex Theatre
Scobey, MT
The Rex Theatre was built in 1908 for grain storage. It was later used as a community center. In 1913, the building was moved to Main Street and converted into the Rex Theatre. The theatre closed in 1968. Sometime after that, the building was moved to Pioneer Town. It is used there for the Dirty Shame Show live act. For more, see this website.

Roxy Theatre
Shelby, MT
The Roxy Theatre opened around 1936. In 2000, it was renamed the Roxy Cinema. It closed in 2020. For more, see this website. [map]

Centre Theatre
Sidney, MT
The Centre Theatre opened in 1947 and is still operating as a movie theatre. [map]

Ruby Theatre
Three Forks, MT
The Ruby Theatre opened in 1912. It was rebuilt in 1916 and closed in the 1970s. The building now houses a church. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Star Theatre
Whitehall, MT
The Star Theatre was built as the Yellowstone Theatre by 1926. By 1939, it was renamed the Jefferson Theatre. Sometime after 1960, it became the Star Theatre. It is still operating. For more, see this website. [map]

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