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41. Loew's Midland Theater Loew's Midland Theater

42. Loew's Midland Theater, Box Office and Marquee Loew's Midland Theater, Box Office and Marquee circa 1954 Entrance to Midland Theater with marquee and box office. Signage advertises "Betrayed" with Clark Gable and Lana Turner.

43. Loew's Midland Theater, Exterior Loew's Midland Theater, Exterior circa 1954 Photograph shows the exterior of Loew's Midland theater along 13th Street, looking east. In the background, the Jackson County Executive Office Building is visible and on the corner is Hurst's Jewelers....

44. Loew's Midland Theater, Exterior Loew's Midland Theater, Exterior circa 1954 Midland Theater entrance, marquee, and box office. Movies showing are "El Alamein" with Scott Brady and "Betrayed" with Clark Gable and Lana Turner. A greeting card shop abuts the theater to the north....

45. Loew's Midland Theater, Interior Loew's Midland Theater, Interior circa 1954 View of the interior of Loew's Midland Theater shows a room with tiled floor and wood-paneled walls, featuring an ornately carved fireplace flanked by urns and an armchair.

46. Loew's Midland Theater, Marquee Loew's Midland Theater, Marquee circa 1954 Close-up of detail work, lights, and signage on underside of Midland Theater marquee. Signs advertise 1953's "El Alamein" with Scott Brady and 1954's "Betrayed" with Clark Gable, Lana Turner, and Louis...

47. Loew's Midland: Fifty Years of Elegance in Kansas City Loew's Midland: Fifty Years of Elegance in Kansas City October//1977 History of Loew's Midland Theater, built in 1927 at 12th and Baltimore Avenues, originally a silent movie theater as well as a live entertainment venue, nominated for the National Register for its preservation,...

48. Mainstreet Theater Mainstreet Theater circa 1928 View of front and both sides of Mainstreet Theater looking southwest at corner of 14th and Main.

49. Marjorie Durwood Grant Marjorie Durwood Grant March 13, 2004 Obituary of Marge Durwood Grant who died March 12, 2004. She was well known locally and nationally as a community leader, philanthropist, fund-raiser and advocate for children. In 1984 she went to work...

50. Marquee player: Wes Neal's been going to the drive-in for 50 years. Marquee player: Wes Neal's been going to the drive-in for 50 years. September 14, 2003 Wes Neal has spent 50 years working at the Boulevard Drive-In, the last 10 as owner. The Boulevard, opened in 1950, is the "oldest continuously operated movie theater in the Kansas City area" and one of...

51. Mass Commercial Amusements in Kansas City before World War I Mass Commercial Amusements in Kansas City before World War I April//1981 Comprehensive article exploring the urban cultural aspect of popular entertainment in Kansas City, rather than the more commonly studied aspect of high culture entertainment. Description and photos of...

52. Midland Reopens Doors with New Look, Top Acts Midland Reopens Doors with New Look, Top Acts October 1, 2008 Article describes re-opening of renovated Midland Theater on September 9, 2008. The former movie theater was renovated by AMC in cooperation with the Cordish Corporation.

53. Missouri Theater, Exterior Missouri Theater, Exterior circa 1950 Exterior view of side of Missouri Theater at 14th and Main, looking southwest along 14th Street.

54. Missouri Theater, Exterior Missouri Theater, Exterior circa 1950 Exterior of Missouri Theater at 14th and Main, looking northwest along Main Street. Shops neighboring the theater include Mary Ann Shikles and McCaskey Registers.

55. Movies Are Returning to Main Street Movies Are Returning to Main Street April 17, 2009 The AMC Mainstreet Theater is set for its grand reopening on May 1 after the company worked with Cordish Company, the developer for the Kansas City Power and Light District. The theater features a six-screen...

56. Moving Picture Theatre Map of Greater Kansas City Moving Picture Theatre Map of Greater Kansas City April 1950 Map identifying the locations of movie theaters and drive-ins in the greater Kansas City area, including Kansas City, MO, Independence, MO, North Kansas City, MO, Grandview MO, Lee's Summit, MO, Kansas...

57. New Theater Built over Old New Theater Built over Old September/11/1927 Article reporting the completion of the transformation of the older theater building into a larger one adapted for motion picture audiences.

58. North KC Ponders Restoration of Paradise North KC Ponders Restoration of Paradise March 27, 2005 Article discusses the possible renovation of the Paradise Theater, located on the north side of Armour Road at Swift Avenue. The theater, built in 1928, was purchased by the city of North Kansas City in...

59. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater November 19, 1961 Article with an interior photo of the soon-to-be-demolished Orpheum Theater and description of its past showings of famous actors, including vaudeville, Fanny Brice, and Tom Mix.

60. Outdoor Theaters Gain New Generation of Fans Outdoor Theaters Gain New Generation of Fans August/11/2001 Photo and article about the history of drive-in movie theaters of the Kansas City area, including the area's first "located on U. S. 40 in what is now Independence" in 1942.