Hauber Theatre

639 Main Street,
Pineville, LA 71360

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Hauber Theatre

Located in the Pineville suburb of Alexandria. The Hauber Theatre was opened May 29, 1936, and was independently operated by O.C. Hauber. In 1941, he designed and built the larger Streamline Moderne style Hauber Annex Theatre next door.

The Hauber Theatre was closed in 1946 and the adjacent Hauber Annex Theatre was renamed Hauber Theatre.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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rivest266 on October 11, 2016 at 5:10 pm

This opened as No-Name theatre on May 29th, 1936. On July 2nd, 1936 the management announced an $10 prize for the winning name. Hauber won. May 29th, July 1st and July 3rd ads in the photo section for this theatre.

dsedman on February 20, 2017 at 10:00 pm

The original Hauber Theatre by O.C. Hauber definitely closed November 17, 1946 after a ten-year run at 635 Main Street (barely seen at the far right of the shot in photos). Upon closing, the building was sold to Bill Moody and F.L. “Webb” Webster. They opened Webb & Bill’s Auto and Electric Store following a remodeling on March 7, 1947. The Hauber Annex changed to the Hauber Theatre on November 18, 1946 next door at 637 Main Street.

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