1213 3rd Street,
Alexandria, LA 71301

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Previously operated by: Paramount Pictures Inc.

Previous Names: Rex Theatre

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The Rex Theatre was located at 3rd Street & Jackson Street in downtown Alexandria, It was a block from the Saenger Theatre and was in operation from 1936. By 1941 the Rex Theatre was operated by Paramount Pictures Inc. through their subsidiary E.V. Richards. On December 19, 1963 it was renamed Cinema.

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rivest266 on October 12, 2016 at 8:00 pm

This opened in 1936 as Rex and renamed as a art cinema called Cinema. December 19th, 1963 grand opening ad in photo section.

dsedman on February 19, 2017 at 10:23 pm

The original Rex Theatre opened December 7, 1911 in the Lund Building on Front Street as a motion picture house.

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