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Fred Lynch

Horstman Theatre in Chaffee

Posted Friday, December 10, 2010, at 7:30 AM

A Christmas parade proceeds past the Horstman Theatre in Chaffee, Mo. on Dec. 10, 1955 in this photo by G.D. Fronabarger.

The movie house was showing "The Looters" staring Rory Calhoun.

Formerly the Chaffee Pullman Theater, it was purchased by Charles Horstman in 1921 and renamed the Horstman Theatre in 1931. It closed in the early 1960s.


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  • Rory Calhoun, whose movie was headlined on the Horstman, stopped by The Missourian about 10 years later.


    -- Posted by ksteinhoff on Fri, Dec 10, 2010, at 8:00 AM
  • Fred I went to many a movies there when I growing up in Chaffee. Admission a dime, soda a dime and popcorn a nichel.

    -- Posted by retired1 on Fri, Dec 10, 2010, at 11:55 AM