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Orpheum Theatre

425 Broadway
Hannibal, MO 63401
Opened 1922
1,660 seats

The Orpheum was designed by T.P. Barnett and served both as a film and live performance venue. The Broadway entrance pictured here was originally a loggia leading from Broadway back to the theatre which is set back on Third Street. When I passed in the Spring of 2012, the block had seen better days and the theatre was in the midst of confused ownership and renovation plans. (Cinema Treasures).

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