Spur Theatre

360 N. Main Street,
Florence, AZ 85132

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Styles: Art Deco

Previous Names: Isis Theatre

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Spur Theatre

The Isis Theatre was built around 1925. The owner was George Mauk. The Isis Theatre is listed in the 1957 Film Daily Yearbook with 475 seats. In 1957 it was renamed Spur Theatre.

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MichaelKilgore on January 15, 2020 at 8:20 am

Boxoffice, Jan. 19, 1957: “Marie Ortiz, seventh grade pupil, won the first prize in the contest to rename the Isis Theatre. Her winning name was the Spur.”

compassdrivein on August 31, 2020 at 7:15 pm

The SPUR building is actually gone. The plumbing store is not the theatre building. The SPUR building has been gone for many years. For a long time, the sloped, concrete floor was still on the fenced off vacant space between the row of downtown buildings. I was told the structure itself had burned down. You could look at that concrete foundation and see where the seat bolts were as well as the plumbing for the restrooms.

hondo on January 2, 2021 at 6:52 am

The Spur is clearly gone as seen on GMaps. It was located between the Conquest Ammo store (368 N Main) and Addison’s (Mauk Bldg) on the west side of Main Street. It was seen in Murphy’s Romance. James Garner’s “old time pharmacy” is the current ammo store. I believe the address for the Spur should be 364 North Main. Incidentally, Murphy’s Romance is a very good film.

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