Boomer Theatre

784 Asp Avenue,
Norman, OK 74069

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Previously operated by: Griffith Amusement Company

Functions: Medical Center

Previous Names: Campus Theatre

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Boomer Theatre

This small, single aisle cinema opened as the Campus Theatre and was constructed for the YMCA around 1915. Vintage photos indicate this movie house was installed inside existing retail space. It was closed around 1922 and converted into a grocery store. It later reopened as the Boomer Theatre. It is now a medical facility. Not to be confused with a later Boomer Theatre.

Contributed by Jeff Chapman

Recent comments (view all 8 comments)

jchapman1 on August 3, 2007 at 2:47 pm

Nice 1942 exterior/interior photos can be seen on this link. Type word “campus” and/or “boomer”, then go search.
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raybradley on November 19, 2009 at 8:42 pm

Research reveals that this (original) Boomer Theatre sat at 764 Asp., directly across the street from the second Boomer Theatre.

seymourcox on November 25, 2009 at 11:05 am

According to google maps (street view image) this space is now Apothem Sooner Sportswear Shop.

TLSLOEWS on June 27, 2010 at 4:13 pm

Nice shot Chuck at least the left the vertical on the building.

raybradley on July 15, 2010 at 1:23 pm

This informative site has both vintage and modern shots of the first Boomer Theatre
First BOOMER THEATER 1942-1948, 784 Asp, Norma, OK.
And also views of the scecond Boomer Theatre built across the street from the first Boomer
Second BOOMER THEATER 1948-1981, 765 Asp, Norman, OK

TLSLOEWS on July 15, 2010 at 2:33 pm

Nice photos of both Boomers Cosmic Ray.

raybradley on March 5, 2011 at 3:16 pm

Here is a recent image of the first Boomer Theater (now Apothem Sooner Sportswear) from google maps,
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The 1947 Boomer Theater can be seen across the street.

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