The DeSoto-Rome, Ga
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SearchN
N 34° 15.359 W 085° 10.162
16S E 668556 N 3792055
Quick Description: The DeSoto is now The Rome Little Theatre.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 3/30/2008 11:47:34 AM
Waymark Code: WM3FNQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Better Half
Views: 53

Long Description:
The DeSoto named after Hernando DeSoto, opened August of 1929 and seated 1,500 movie goers. It was owned and operated by the Lam Amusement Company. It was also the first movie theater in the south with sound! Built on the concept of being a "Talkie" it featured a Vitaphone sound system as well as state of the art fire safety equipment.

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The Desoto closed in 1982 and was reopened as The Rome Little Theatre. Live plays are performed here as well as magic shows. Films are also still being shown. Visit the website for dates and times.

The theatre is endangered and funds are short for badly needed repairs! If you feel like helping you can contact them through their website. The Rome Little Theatre is a non profit group.
Year Theater Opened: 1929

Number of Screen(s): 1

Concessions Available: yes

Web site: [Web Link]

Ticket Price (local currency): Not Listed

Matinee Price (local currency): Not Listed

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Please try to include yourself or gps in the picture.
Tell of your experience at the theater, if it is still a theater. If it is no longer a theater tell of an experience from the past at the theater, if this can be done.
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