Texan Theater

102 E. Houston Street,
Cleveland, TX 77327

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Additional Info

Previously operated by: Long Theaters

Functions: Movies (Second Run)

Styles: Streamline Moderne

Previous Names: Texas Theater

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 281.592.6464

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Texan Theater on cloudy night

Built in 1939, the Texas Theater is a quintessential small town movie house that serves a population of 7,600. It was operaed by Long Theaters. It retained the ‘Texas’ name until at least 1950. Later renamed Texan Theater, in 1994 it was saved from almost certain death when new owners bought the theater.

A year later, for a mere $150,000, the theater was restored with new seats, surround sound, and a new projector. The theater has shown a modest profit since then, showing second-run films for around $4 a show.

The Texan Theater represents a nationwide movement, mostly in small towns, where cities and citizens are restoring their once mighty movie houses.

Contributed by Ross Melnick

Recent comments (view all 7 comments)

iluvu on August 11, 2004 at 8:09 pm

The Cleveland Texan Theater is a great fun place to go hang out with your friends. Right now they are remodeling the theater.So if you ever go to Cleveland,Tx make sure you stop by and see a movie.

Mon-Sat:7:00 to 9:00 and 9:00 to 11:00
Sun: 7:00 to 9:00

Driveintheatre2001 on March 14, 2012 at 10:01 pm

Here’s a Circa 2002 Photo I took of the Texan Theatre. Enjoy!

Randy A Carlisle – RAC Photography

Rogue on December 25, 2012 at 9:38 am

Here is a photo of the Texas Theatre in the 40’s. http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/415556_505029636195837_1352492957_o.jpg

DavidZornig on May 13, 2019 at 6:15 pm

1948 photo added credit Cleveland photographer Moon Young, courtesy the Cleveland Historic Society via the Portal to Texas History.

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