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The Last (Dirty) Picture Show
The Last (Dirty) Picture Show
TitleThe Last (Dirty) Picture Show
Extended TitlePeople still come to KC's only porn theater - but how long can the Strand stay turned on?
AbstractArticle describes the history of and current state of the historic Strand theatre, located near 35th Street and Troost. References are made to the Strand theatre as a mainstream motion picture theater from its opening in 1916 through the 1950s. Jerry Medlin, co-owner of the Strand during the 1970s is interviewed and provides details regarding its operations as an adult cinema. The Strand's current owner, Dick Snow, is interviewed and describes the the theater's current state as well as his concern for the future of the business. Jori Sackin, a local artist, is interviewed and describes his vision of the Strand being developed into an urban arts center. References to several Kansas City adult cinemas are made.
AuthorCharles Ferruzza
PhotographerBarrett Emke
DateJanuary 10-16, 2013
SourceThe Pitch
SubjectMotion picture theaters
Erotic films
Local SubjectAdult Entertainment
Motion Pictures
Troost Avenue
Item TypeNewspaper Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. https://www.kclibrary.org/services/copy-requests
CONTENTdm number40505
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