Electric Theatre

Picher, OK

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Styles: Rustic

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Electric Theatre

Judging from its rustic exterior one could safely assume that the Electric Theatre was probably originally a saloon that was converted into a movie house.

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raybradley on September 3, 2009 at 7:07 pm

1922 Picher population was listed as 9,676, just about the right amount to be able to support four movie houses. In those days Hollywood and New York were churning out a dozen new feature films weekly.

seymourcox on September 26, 2009 at 7:37 pm

As noted above, During the early day of the Twentieth Century Picher was the largest town in the Northeast corner of Oklahma. Due to underground toxic water tables the entire town of Picher has now been condemned and is slated for complete demolition by the end of 2009.

dallasmovietheaters on July 17, 2020 at 9:23 pm

The trade press reports that the Electric Theatre was razed and the new Mystic Theatre was built on its spot.

robboehm on July 17, 2020 at 11:30 pm

Uploaded the enlargement of a photo of Main Street, Picher showing the Electric Theatre as well as the postcard image of Main Street from which it was taken. Courtesy of Pat Waddle.

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