Aldea Theater

70 Bannock Street,
Malad City, ID 83252

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The Aldea Theater was operating from at least 1915 through 1955. In 1951 seating was 500.

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edwardsgl on November 1, 2008 at 12:21 pm

The Aldea Theater was operating long before 1945, it was the first theater in Malad City, Idaho. It was a long narrow building and the seats were on either side of a central isle and as I recall no balcony so the capicity was quite limited.

edwardsgl on November 2, 2008 at 12:44 pm

Thank you for your post. Yes, there were two theaters in Malad City going back to the 1920’s and earlier. The earliest on was the Aldea Theater located on a short, narrow street named Pig Alley and the other theater was the Star located on No. Main Street. The Star was built in the early 1920’s and had a small Wicks theater pipe organ that accompanied the silent pictures. I have many happy childhood memories of times spent at the Aldea and Star theaters in Malad City, Idaho

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