Electric Palace Theater

W. Main Street and N. Broadway Avenue,
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

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March 12, 1907, newspaper ballyhoo for the Electric Palace Theater advertised a moving picture entitled “The Girl From Montana”, plus one vaudeville act, “‘Little Baby’ White ~ song and dance”.

With the name Electric Palace it is a sure bet this theater was colorful with brilliant illumination.

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seymourcox on February 3, 2011 at 3:59 pm

This link has further information on the Electric Palace Theatre,

TLSLOEWS on February 3, 2011 at 6:46 pm

What a great name,anymore info out there?

missmelbatoast on April 1, 2011 at 1:15 am

Not absolutely possitive but I suspect in this historic picture the Electric Palace Theatre is on the ground floor of the Missouri House. That horseshoe sign is hung upside down which is very bad luck. Perhaps that is why the Electric Palace failed to succeed. Below enter “Towns – Oklahoma City – Street Scenes – Broadway"
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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 20, 2014 at 12:29 pm

The horseshoe sign missmelbatoast made reference to says Billiards and Pool on it, so it wasn’t a movie theater at the time that photo was taken. That isn’t to say that it couldn’t have been converted to one later, though. Most early nickelodeons were in converted storefronts.

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