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Comfort Theatre

1976 Photo from the John Stewart collection.
523 Seventh St
Comfort TX 78013

Record #8900  
 Opened: 1930
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Current Use: Retail
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Community

Information for this tour was contributed by John Stewart.

The building had two apartments built into the place on the left side and right side of the theater. The building used to be used for basketball, dances and other community gatherings. A sloped floor was eventually put in but you could still see the boundary lines painted on the floor in certain areas. The spare space is where the apartments were built into.

They had a large glass beaded screen that could be rolled up when they wanted to do live stage presentations. The screen was surplus and came off a Navy carrier. The speaker was built into the wall along the left side of the screen. The last movies were shown in the mid 1980s and was still carbon arc. It was a very old booth.

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1976 photos from the John Stewart collection.

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