Houston Theatre

221 N. Foster Street,
Dothan, AL 36301

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Previously operated by: Martin Theatres

Firms: Hirsh & Jones

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Houston Theatre

The Houston Theatre was opened on July 3, 1930 with Will Rogers in “So This Is London”. It is shown as open and seating 790 in the 1945 Film Daily Yearbook. It was closed by Davis Theatres in 1969.

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on September 9, 2010 at 9:54 am

In my 1956 Motion Picture Almanac it is was not listed under Martin theatres so it was not part of that chain.Even though Martin ran two Drive-ins there.

dallasmovietheaters on April 7, 2019 at 7:10 pm

Hirsh and Jones were the architects of the Houston Theatre which launched on July 3, 1930. The theater opened with the DeForest sound system. The opening film was “So This is London” with Will Rogers.

rivest266 on August 4, 2023 at 4:14 pm

Operated by Martin Theatres per Film Daily Yearbook of 1940.

rivest266 on August 5, 2023 at 8:20 am

Closed by Davis Theatres in 1969 as the Northside Twin and Village theatres opens.

rivest266 on August 8, 2023 at 10:47 am

I contacted the library in Dothan and was told that the Houston theatre was at 221 North Foster Street.

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