Roxy Theatre

1037 4th Avenue,
Huntington, WV 25701

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Roxy fire

The Roxy Theatre opened in 1939 from what I found. Seating was listed at 900. It was down the street from the Cinema (Orpheum Theatre) and across the street from the Camelot (Palace Theatre).

Since closing in the mid-1950’s it has been demolished and there is a parking garage where the theatre once stood. Any further information on the Roxy Theatre would be appreciated.

Contributed by Chuck

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TonyRutherford on January 13, 2012 at 9:54 pm

Actually the theater burned. The double feature playing at the time was “Pride of St. Louis” and “The First Time.” For many years the marquee remained. The Pied Piper music store used the front portion. The former auditorium had the seats removed and the rear entrance served as a parking facility. CB Hukle owned the theater.

TonyRutherford on January 16, 2012 at 4:19 pm

Photo of the fire courtesy of The Herald Dispatch and provided by permission.

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