Majestic Theater in Dallas.  Opened in 1921 and still in use.  Named to the National Register of Historic Places.

Majestic Theater in Dallas. Opened in 1921 and still in use. Named to the National Register of Historic Places.

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The 8 most badass movie theaters in Dallas

The 8 most badass movie theaters in Dallas

The 8 most badass movie theaters in Dallas

There are a lot of places where you can watch a movie in the Metroplex, but only eight that will make watching Ben Affleck play Batman ac.

Texas Theatre, Dallas TX-The 8 most badass movie theaters in Dallas

The 8 most badass movie theaters in Dallas

Texas Theatre, Dallas TX-The 8 most badass movie theaters in Dallas

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The 8 most badass movie theaters in Dallas

Baby, it’s cold outside.   Cold weather always makes me want to curl up inside a movie theater with a nice bag of buttery popcorn.  Whether you are looking for a nice spot to catch up on one of the Awards Season movies for a date night or interested in an afternoon matinee with the littles, …

Baby, it’s cold outside. Cold weather always makes me want to curl up inside a movie theater with a nice bag of buttery popcorn. Whether you are looking for a nice spot to catch up on one of the Awards Season movies for a date night or interested in an afternoon matinee with the littles, …

The Texas Theatre in Oak Cliff  — which opened in April, 1931 — was the first movie theater in Dallas built expressly to show movies with sound. It was also the largest “suburban” theater in the Dallas area — only downtown’s first-run Majestic and Palace theaters were larger. Photo is of the theater’s original “Venetian-style” interior

The Texas Theatre in Oak Cliff — which opened in April, 1931 — was the first movie theater in Dallas built expressly to show movies with sound. It was also the largest “suburban” theater in the Dallas area — only downtown’s first-run Majestic and Palace theaters were larger. Photo is of the theater’s original “Venetian-style” interior

The 8 most badass movie theaters in Dallas

The 8 most badass movie theaters in Dallas

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The Texas Theatre in Oak Cliff  — which opened in April, 1931 — was the first movie theater in Dallas built expressly to show movies with sound. It was also the largest “suburban” theater in the Dallas area — only downtown’s first-run Majestic and Palace theaters were larger. Photo is of the theater’s original “Venetian-style” interior

The Texas Theatre in Oak Cliff — which opened in April, 1931 — was the first movie theater in Dallas built expressly to show movies with sound. It was also the largest “suburban” theater in the Dallas area — only downtown’s first-run Majestic and Palace theaters were larger. Photo is of the theater’s original “Venetian-style” interior

(note organ at edge of stage The Texas Theatre in Oak Cliff  — which opened in April, 1931 — was the first movie theater in Dallas built expressly to show movies with sound. It was also the largest “suburban” theater in the Dallas area — only downtown’s first-run Majestic and Palace theaters were larger. Below are photos of the theater’s “Venetian-style” interior

(note organ at edge of stage The Texas Theatre in Oak Cliff — which opened in April, 1931 — was the first movie theater in Dallas built expressly to show movies with sound. It was also the largest “suburban” theater in the Dallas area — only downtown’s first-run Majestic and Palace theaters were larger. Below are photos of the theater’s “Venetian-style” interior

drive-in Dallas TX...I remember this theatre very well! it was torn down in the early 80's, if memory serves...

drive-in Dallas TX...I remember this theatre very well! it was torn down in the early 80's, if memory serves...

The Outsiders. I cried when I read the book and sobbed when I saw it in the movie theater.

The Outsiders. I cried when I read the book and sobbed when I saw it in the movie theater.

JFK, Howard Hughes, Barak Epstein... and a brightly lit sign that spelled T-E-X-A-S!  Dallas, Texas.  #WeHaveEverythingHere

JFK, Howard Hughes, Barak Epstein... and a brightly lit sign that spelled T-E-X-A-S! Dallas, Texas. #WeHaveEverythingHere

Astro Drive-In movie theater opened in Dallas in 1968 becoming the world’s first fully automated drive-in, known for having the largest screen in the Western Hemisphere. The screen measured nine stories tall and was 140 feet wide.    Until it was destroyed by fire on the night before Thanksgiving in 1998, the Astro Drive-In was the last operating drive-in theater in the Dallas/Fort Worth area until 2004 when Galaxy Drive-in opened in rural Ennis, Texas.

Astro Drive-In movie theater opened in Dallas in 1968 becoming the world’s first fully automated drive-in, known for having the largest screen in the Western Hemisphere. The screen measured nine stories tall and was 140 feet wide. Until it was destroyed by fire on the night before Thanksgiving in 1998, the Astro Drive-In was the last operating drive-in theater in the Dallas/Fort Worth area until 2004 when Galaxy Drive-in opened in rural Ennis, Texas.

The primary designer for the Fair Park Band Shell was W. Scott Dunne, who was a leading designer of movie theaters in the 1930's.  Before he designed the Fair Park Band Shell in Dallas, Texas, he traveled to California to study the Holywood Bowl which was built in 1929.  He also visited band shells in San Francisco and Oakland.

The primary designer for the Fair Park Band Shell was W. Scott Dunne, who was a leading designer of movie theaters in the 1930's. Before he designed the Fair Park Band Shell in Dallas, Texas, he traveled to California to study the Holywood Bowl which was built in 1929. He also visited band shells in San Francisco and Oakland.

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