Delmar Garden Theatre

505 St. Louis Street,
Springfield, MO 65806

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Another early movie theatre located in downtown Springfield. It opened on July 24, 1911. It had an indoor and outdoor theatre. It was closed in 1913.

Contributed by Chuck Van Bibber

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kencmcintyre on February 18, 2008 at 9:36 am

Here is a 1912 postcard from the Missouri State Library, showing the theater on the right:

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on September 17, 2020 at 6:01 pm

The Delmar Garden Theatre was listed at 505 St. Louis Street in the 1914-1915 American Motion Picture Directory.

dallasmovietheaters on November 6, 2020 at 6:45 pm

W.W. Smith launched the Delmar Garden on July 24, 1911 which had an indoor and an outdoor theater. Opening day featured Schepp’s Famous Performing Ponies, Dogs and Monkeys along with motion pictures. The theatre appears to close during the summer of 1913.

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