Ritz Theatre

108 S. Monroe Street,
Tallahassee, FL 32301

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Previously operated by: Paramount Pictures Inc., Talgar Theatre Company

Functions: Office Space

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Ritz Theatre

The Ritz Theatre was opened December 31, 1930 by E.J. Sparks, a subsidiary of Paramount Pictures Inc. It was still open in 1956 when it was operated by the Talgar Theatre Company chain, but had closed by 1957.

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on February 15, 2005 at 10:23 am

The Ritz Theatre, Tallahassee is listed in the Film Daily Yearbook, 1941 with a seating capacity of 400. Same details are given in the F.D.Y, 1943 but with the information that it was being operated by Paramount Pictures Inc, under their subsidairy E. J. Sparks. In the 1950 F.D.Y. the seating capacity was 422.

AndyCallahanMajorMajor on October 25, 2010 at 5:59 pm

I was stuck at the Monroe Street/Park Avenue light today and I just so happened to recognize this building from the photographs. The address should be changed to 108 S. Monroe Street.

AndyCallahanMajorMajor on October 29, 2010 at 12:32 pm

Here is a picture of the former Ritz Theatre that I took in October 2010.

Tony Sullivan
Tony Sullivan on September 23, 2014 at 10:23 am

“Chained” with Clark Gable and Joan Crawford was playing at the Ritz September 23rd to 25th, 1934.

rivest266 on January 14, 2017 at 10:37 am

The Ritz was opened by Spark’s on December 31st, 1930. Grand opening ad in the photo section and below.

Found on Newspapers.com

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