|Pocatello, ID: Chief Theatre|
Country: United States of America
Location: 215 North Main Street
Cinema, built 1938 by Walter Simon. Closed in the 1980s. 1993 restored to be converted into a live theatre, but destroyed by a fire on 20 Mar 1993. A theatre sign showing a native American chief is extant on the site.
Front Text: sign: "Chief", marquee: "Steve McQueen Tom Horn See him before he sees you"|
Reverse Text: "Chief Theater, Pocatello, Idaho. The Chief, with its dazzling glazed terra-cotta front and neon marquee, opened in 1938 with a Wallace beery movie and continued showing movies into the 1980s. Now it is being remodeled as a home for a ommunity arts center."
Publisher: from the postcard book "Palaces of Dreams" by John Margolies; Bulfinch Press; Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1993; ISBN 0-8212-2017-9; see also Wikimedia Commons
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