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July 12, 2013

Robinson Crossing 6, Norman’s dollar theater, closes its doors

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NORMAN —

· Boomer Theater, is across the street at 765 Asp Ave. in Campus Corner. Boomer had one screen and 875 seats. It opened in 1947. While no theater operates there now, the historic sign remains. The location was later the corporate office for Harold’s Stores.

· Oklahoma Theatre, 209 E. Main Street was a single screen theater downtown with 500 seats.

· University Theater, 225 E. Main Street, had one screen and 830 seats. It is down the block from Oklahoma Theater.

· Varsity Theatre, 108 E. Main Street, operated in the 1950s and may have operated in the ‘30’s and ‘40s.

· The Cinema East at 12th Avenue Southeast and Alameda Street opened in 1968 and was demolished in 1984.

· The Heisman Cinema Four on Alameda Street and 12th Avenue Northeast closed years ago and has been demolished. It opened in 1972 near the single screen Cinema East Theater. Heisman had four screens.

· Satellite 1&2, 1460 Maple Drive, opened in 1972 and closed in 1997. Located in Stubbeman Village, it had two screens.

· Hollywood Theatre, 1210 McGee Drive, was a first run theater, then a dollar theater. Most recently, it served the Pioneer Library System to process materials. PLS will be vacating the facility soon.

· Village 6 Cinemas, 3750 W. Robinson in Brookhaven Village has been closed for some time.

· Hollywood Spotlight 14, 1100 North Interstate Drive, is Norman’s current first run theater. It has stadium seating and surround sound.

 

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