Rivoli Theatre

714 Austin Avenue,
Waco, TX 76701

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Previously operated by: Interstate Theatres Inc. & Texas Consolidated Theaters Inc., Paramount Pictures Inc.

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Rivoli Theatre

The Rivoli Theatre was two doors away from the Hippodrome Theatre. It opened Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 1929 with Betty Compson in “Woman to Woman”. It was a conversion of former retail space. It was closed August 22, 1955 and was demolished in May 1958.

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jennidew on August 31, 2004 at 7:12 pm

Once the photo spot is renovated, I will post pictures of the Crystal, the Rivoli and the Orpheum. I found some of these when I was doing my research on the Hippodrome.—Jenn

JV2k4 on January 10, 2006 at 7:55 pm

I would love to see those pics. Could you email them to me?

dallasmovietheaters on June 19, 2015 at 5:48 pm

The Rivoli opened Thanksgiving Day 1929 in a converted retail space and ran just over 25 years shutting down August 22, 1955 as operator Abe Levy shuttered both the Strand and the Rivoli. In May of 1958, the building was demolished.

50sSNIPES on March 9, 2022 at 7:22 pm

Last operated by Interstate Theatres.

rivest266 on June 16, 2023 at 7:47 am

The Rivoli theatre opened November 26th, 1929, with “Women to Women”. Grand opening ad posted.

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