Victor Theatre

514 Houston Avenue,
Port Arthur, TX 77640

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Previously operated by: Saenger Theatres

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According to The Port Arthur News, J.A. Holton acquired The Victor Theatre in 1917. Mr. Holton started his career on February 1, 1914, with the leasing of the Elks Theatre. Other Holton Theatre holdings were the Green Tree Theatre, People’s Theatre, Pearce Theatre, Strand Theatre, Olympic Theatre and Picto Theatre.

On July 1, 1925, it was reported that effective August 1 the Victor Theatre would be taken over by the Jefferson Amusement Co. of Beaumont. It was noted Jefferson Amusement was a subsidiary of the Saenger Corporation of New Orleans.

On February 22, 1927, it was announced that the former Victor Theatre would be remodeled into a store. Film Daily Year Book 1926 lists the Victor with 250 seats.

Contributed by Ron Pierce
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