Criterion Theater

106 S. Main Street,
Tonkawa, OK 74653

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Previously operated by: Griffith Amusement Company

Functions: Bowling Alley

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The Criterion Theater was in operation prior to 1925. It was listed with 400 seats in 1929.

Contributed by Lauren Grubb

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Lauren Durbin
Lauren Durbin on July 31, 2011 at 6:36 pm

Address was 106 S. Main as found on 1925 and 1931 fire insurance maps.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 17, 2015 at 12:31 am

This item about the Criterion Theatre appeared in the July 18, 1927, issue of The Film Daily:

“Remodel Tonkawa House

“Tonkawa, Okla.— Work of remodeling the Criterion has been begun by J. M. Scwab, local contractor. The house, which was damaged by fire two months ago, has been bought by the Griffith Amusement Co., of Oklahoma City.”

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