Twin Star Theater

121 Main Street,
Ames, IA 50010

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Functions: Retail

Previous Names: Scenic Theater

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Twin Star Theater

Opened in 1907 as the Scenic Theater. The Scenic Theater was renamed the Twin Star Theater by 1922. This theater closed in 1937 and went over to retail use.

At the link below you can see a view of Main Street showing the Twin Star Theater located right near the Capitol Theater.

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kencmcintyre on December 11, 2008 at 11:46 am

This newsletter states that Pyle Photo at 121 Main Street currently occupies the Twin Star building.

dallasmovietheaters on August 11, 2015 at 11:12 am

With all due respect to the local library, the Twin Star Theater was definitely closed in 1937 becoming Woody Electric appliances in October of 1937 followed soon after by Walsh Furniture. With the Collegian coming and the Twin Star at end of lease, the writing was on the wall for the aged theater which was converted for retail use. On the opposite end, the entertainment place started as a turn of the century bowling alley owned by John Kintzley. It became Ames first motion picture theater as the Scenic in 1907.

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