Des Moines, IA: Empress Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: Iowa
City: Des Moines
Location: 412 8th Street / Locust Street

Theatre and cinema, opened 14 Sep 1913 as "Empress Theatre". March 1921 renamed "Pantages Theatre", October 1921 renamed "Sherman Theatre", 1922 renamed "Orpheum Theatre", 1931 renamed "RKO Orpheum Theatre", 1965 renamed "Galaxy Showcase Theatre". Closed 24 Apr 1977. Demolished 1977 in favour of a parking lot.

Links: CinemaTreasures, Wikidata

Des Moines, IA: Empress Theatre Front Text: "Empress Theatre, Des Moines, Iowa", signs: "Empress", "Vaudeville"
Handwritten Front Text: "Bershel"(?), replacing "Empress"
Handwritten Reverse Text: dated 1919
Publisher: Enos B. Hunt, Des Moines; A-50141
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

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