Crown Theatre

119 South Florissant Road,
Ferguson, MO 63135

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rivest266 on February 27, 2016 at 2:12 pm

November 23rd, 1966 grand opening ad in the photo section. Two other GCC cinemas opened on the same day.

Norman Plant
Norman Plant on August 18, 2011 at 10:47 am

Wishful thinking – that’s part of the sign of the neighboring business which was set back from the street.

Kyle Muldrow
Kyle Muldrow on August 18, 2011 at 9:22 am

Looking at the far left of the picture of the Crown, it looks like something shaped like a W…or maybe a crown…is on the roof. Was that true or am I just a victim of wishful thinking? :)

JAlex on February 5, 2010 at 8:45 am

Opened as the Savoy December 1936.
Closed as the Savoy June 1965.

Reopened as the Crown November 1966.
Closed as the Crown January 1983.

JAlex on September 10, 2007 at 1:07 pm

1936 seating capacity of 632. Architect firm of Johnson and Maack.

In 1966 re-do architect listed as George Berg. Seating capacity reduced to 420.

DSnow on March 27, 2005 at 6:14 pm

The Crown has reopened as a banquet hall—complete with stage—under the original Savoy name.

JAlex on March 20, 2005 at 12:37 pm

Opened December 25, 1936.