Ritz Theater

124 N. Foster Street,
Dothan, AL 36301

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Previously operated by: Martin Theatres

Styles: Streamline Moderne

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Ritz...Dothan Alabama

The Ritz Theater, which stood on Foster Street, is listed as operating and seating 600 in the 1945 Film Daily Yearbook. It was opened by Martin Theatres on December 20, 1943 with Tom Neal in “There’s Something About a Soldier”. It was closed on February 18, 1956 with Tex Ritter in “Vengeance of the West” & Raf Vallone in Don Juan’s Night of Love".

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kencmcintyre on May 3, 2008 at 4:56 pm

This may be the same postcard. The date is late 30s or early 40s:

AndyCallahanMajorMajor on August 15, 2010 at 8:47 pm

I believe I found the site of this theater at 124 N. Foster. Status should be changed to demolished. There’s a vacant lot and a small park.

Don Lewis
Don Lewis on December 20, 2011 at 7:48 pm

From the 1940s postcard view of the Ritz Theater in Dothan.

dallasmovietheaters on April 7, 2019 at 6:58 pm

Martin and Davis Circuit launched the Ritz Theatre on December 20, 1943 in Dothan with “There’s Something About a Soldier.”

50sSNIPES on April 25, 2022 at 3:30 pm

Closed On February 18, 1956 With “Vengeance Of The West” And Don Juan’s “Night Of Love” As Its Last Films. The Theater Was Then Used For Commercial Usages And Special Unities Such As Meetings.

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