Star Theatre

129 N. Main Street,
Memphis, TN 38101

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Previous Names: Nickelodeon, Ruby Theatre

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Post card of Main and Washington circa 1907-8

The Nickelodeon is listed in the 1907 Directory (opened in 1906). The Ruby Theatre is listed in the 1908-1909 Directory. The Star Theatre is listed in the 1910-1912 Directories.

Movies with musical accompaniment were interspersed with four live performances daily. Opened by the Huddleston Brothers, it was known as “Nickelodeon” at the beginning and later became known as the Ruby Theatre. It was operated by the Ruby Amusement Company and was considered one of the first competitions to the Theatorium, the first nickelodeon in Memphis, which was across the street.

Contributed by Vincent Astor
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