King Theatre

720 12th Street,
Belle Plaine, IA 52208

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Functions: Movies (First Run)

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 319.434.6025

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The King Theatre is located in the downtown section of Belle Plaine on 12th Street and Highway 212. It occupies the main portion of a three story red brick building with the entrance in the middle. Apartments are located on the second and third floors in the front of the building. The King Theatre has a large size marquee and a two story vertical. It is a single screen showing first run attractions.

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rivest266 on December 27, 2013 at 9:17 am

Closed? no showtimes anywhere.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 11, 2014 at 11:15 am

This 2012 weblog article about the King Theatre says that it was opened in 1930 by Milton and Sara Mansfield, who had operated the Strand and Rivola Theatres since their arrival in Belle Plaine in 1927. The Strand was closed when the King opened, and the Rivola was closed the following year. The King Theatre has been operated by members of the Mansfield family since opening.

Chris1982 on November 12, 2014 at 9:49 pm

The King Theatre is still open showing current attractions according to the recording when you call the theatre.

SethG on July 1, 2019 at 4:49 pm

As must be obvious from the pictures, the building is yellow brick (with limestone sills/accents), and the marquee is one story tall. The sides are cheaper rough red brick. The original windows have now been replaced by unsympathetic modern ones. Was not running a movie last weekend, but promised Toy Story 4 the next two weekends. Seems to also be used as a community arts theater, according to their FB page.

Lon on June 18, 2021 at 8:48 am

Toured the King Theatre this passed fall. I was looking thru the window and the owner opened the door and gave us the nickle tour. The place is aged but still in operation.

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