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Nebraska Movie Theatres (page 1)

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Alliance Theatre
Alliance, NE
State Theatre
Auburn, NE
The Alliance Theatre opened in 1937 and is still operating. For more, see this website. [map]

The State Theatre was built as the Booth Theatre in 1930. In 1941, it was renamed the State Theatre, after a remodeling. For more, see this website. [map]

Holly Theatre
Beatrice, NE
Fox Theatre
Beatrice, NE
The Holly Theatre opened as the Rialto Theatre in 1941. It became the Victory Theatre in 1942. It was renamed the Holly Theatre in 1949. For more, see this website. [map]

The Fox Theatre is located across the street from the Holly Theatre and is operated by the same company now. It opened in 1928 as the Ritz Theatre. It was renamed the Fox Theatre the following year. In 1939, it became the Pix Theatre and closed in 1942. In 1949, it was rebuilt as the Fox Theatre. It closed around 1970 and reopened in 1971 as the Cinema Center. For more, see this website. [map]

Zorn Theatre
Benkelman, NE
The Zorn Theatre opened in 1928 and is still operating. It is also used for live performances and events. For more, see this website.

State Theatre
Central City, NE
The State Theatre was built in 1916 as the Ellen Martha Auditorium, a live performance venue. It later changed to a movie format. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see this website. [map]

Eagle Theatre
Chadron, NE
The Eagle Theatre opened in 1925 as the Pace Theatre. It became the Eagle Theatre in 1967. The slipcover and signs must be from then. For more, see this website. [map]

Columbus Theatre
Columbus, NE

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The Columbus Theatre was built in 1926. The building has been vacant since the early 1990s. The marquee sign was removed in 2016. . For more, see this website. [map]

Star Theatre
Curtis, NE
Bonham Theatre
Fairbury, NE
The Star Theatre opened in 1915 as the Electric Theatre. It was renamed Star Theatre in 1936 and is still operating. For more, see this website. [map]

The Bonham Theatre opened in 1926 and closed in 2012. The theatre was renovated in 2016 and reopened in 2017. A new marquee with plastic letters, LED rope, and graphic display boards on the sides was installed at that time. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Empress Theatre
Fremont, NE
The Empress Theatre opened in 1915. It closed in 1977 and the building began housing a beauty salon. It housed other commercial businesses after that. In 2021, restoration of the building as a theatre began. For more, see this website. [map]

Grand Theatre
Grand Island, NE
The Grand Theatre was built in 1937. The sign and marquee are replicas of the original, installed in 2012. The theatre's vitrolite facade was restored in 2012. For more, see these websites: 1, 2 and 3. [map]

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