Hickory Theater

2235 S. 11th Street,
St. Joseph, MO 64503

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Previous Names: Hickory Hall

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Hickory Theater

The Hickory Theater was opened on September 1, 1923 with Maty Pickford in “Tess of Storm Country”. It was closed on May 5, 1958 with Audie Murphy in “The Quiet American” & Pamela Duncan in “Gun Battle at Monterey”.

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kencmcintyre on November 15, 2007 at 9:25 pm

There is a small photo on this page:

kencmcintyre on May 6, 2008 at 5:57 pm

Here are two views, postcard and photo, from the 11/15/07 source:

Tp on December 11, 2011 at 2:47 pm

Hickory Theater Opened on Saturday 1September 1923 the 1st movie starred Mary Pickford in (Tess of the Storm Country.

rivest266 on August 4, 2013 at 5:36 am

Grand opening ad uploaded here.

Will Dunklin
Will Dunklin on April 5, 2014 at 9:01 pm

The Hickory had a Reproduco organ to accompany silent films.

Chris1982 on October 17, 2014 at 7:56 am

The Hickory Theater was located on northeast corner of 11th & Hickory. The theater opened Saturday September 15, 1923 with the movie William Farnum in “Without Compromise”. Last day open was Monday, May 5, 1958. The last movies played were Audie Murphy in “The Quiet American” and Pamela Duncan in “Gun Battle at Monterey.”

rivest266 on September 10, 2020 at 11:37 am

This opened on September 1st, 1923, not the 15th.

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