Princess Theatre

218 Elk Avenue,
Crested Butte, CO 81224

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Princess Theatre

The Princess Theatre was opened in 1918. It was listed with 200 seats in 1936. The Film Daily Yearbook’s in the early-1940’s list it with 210 seats. In 1950 it is listed with 225 seats. The Princess Theatre was closed in 1988.

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on March 20, 2014 at 5:30 pm

The Princess Theatre was showing the movie Man’s Favorite Sport when this photo was taken in 1964. A paragraph about the Princess in this guide to a walking tour of Crested Butte says that the Princess Theatre opened in 1918 and ran its last movie in 1988.

MichaelKilgore on September 17, 2019 at 3:47 pm

Boxoffice, Jan. 1, 1949: “CRESTED BUTTE, COLO. – Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Verzuh have sold the Princess Theatre here to Rudy Sedmak and Martin Verzuh. The couple recently purchased the Columbine hotel in Gunnison and plan to move there soon.”

MichaelKilgore on November 30, 2019 at 5:48 pm

Boxoffice, Jan. 7, 1974: “The renovated and remodeled Princess Theatre opened in late November 1973 … The 192-seat Princess attracted an SRO crowd for its debut, according to owner Steve Glazer, who has begun a partnership with Denver theatreman Bill Pence.”

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