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Rice Drive-In Theater - Facts & Highlights

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Rice Drive-In Theater

No known aliases.
Closed down
201 Marion Ave.
El Campo, TX 77437
 
Express Code: txtrice
Status: closed
Season:
Year Built:
Screens: 1
Car Capacity: 337
Acres:
Opening Date: 03/24/1951
First Movie: 1. Silver Queen, 2. Tarzan's Magic Fountain, 3. The Sundowners
Site: torn down
Details: Site mostly overgrown with trees, front end now occupied by a private residence
 
Accessories:
Sound: AM sound
Projection:
Converted to Digital:
Movie Features:
Offering:
 

Theater Timeline

1951    Grand opening
1955    Full renovation with new screen for Cinemascope films
1975    Radio sound added
1979    Final night of operation

People

  • owners
    Frels Theatres
    1951 - 1979 , 2004 - current
  • operators
    Frels Theatres
    2004 - current

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