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Early Columbia Part I comment: Rialto was by Russell & Co

Theater was in building later occupied by Columbia General Appliance

Marsha Walker writes:
When Ralph got to Russell and Co., I began thinking of the Rialto Theater. I think it was owned by F.X. Merkely. We could attend the movie, buy a coke and popcorn, all for a quarter, as I remember it. Was it located where Columbia General Appliance was later? I remember seeing "Old Yeller" there.

I also remember seeing Sat. afternoon cowboy movies at the Columbian. There was a period of time when Daniel Boone caps were given away by drawing names, and I never won one. --Marsha Walker
Comments re article 68615 Early Columbia back when we were boys Part I

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