SHERMAN MOVIE THEATER GOODLAND KS

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The Sherman Theatre Architecture Commerce. Note the vintage styling on the seats. By through to at least , it was operated by Commonwealth Amusement. Brook Berringer was my role model growing up and his memory still leaves The final night of film projection was February 28, Recent comments view all 7 comments.

In March , the theatre was retrofitted for movies with sound, or “talkies”. Grand Opening was held August 2, In January , the lot on the southeast corner of 12th and Main was sold to Ernest E. The wall and roof collapsed into the alley. By through to at least , it was operated by Commonwealth Amusement. The marquee was expanded, lobby redone, new carpet laid and walls repainted.

Looking forward to visiting Goodland next year. However, the theater was eventually restored and has had a successful run as a movie house.

Sherman Theatre of Goodland, Kansas

For more information and ticket pricing, see the theatre’s website. Although fire was quickly controlled, the damage was extensive. The theatre had an orchestra pit where the pipe organ was located and an shsrman proscenium arch. Contributed by Paul Salley.

He filled in the orchestra pit and extended the stage over it. Recent comments view all 7 comments. The drinking fountain was theatrr, lighted and trimmed with hammered copper. Theatre was hserman a venue for vaudeville performances and local artists. The current owner, David Branda, bought a Photophone brass casting on eBay in and hung it on the wall that separates lobby from auditorium.

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By May, Reed had dropped the issue. The Sherman Theater opened for business on August 2, and was deemed an instant success. Login or Sign up.

Sprague, who promised to build a new movie palace. The marquee was expanded, lobby redone, new carpet laid and walls repainted. April 10 was the first billing of all-talking shows, but for several weeks the theatre showed half silent, half talking shows.

Undiscovered because of the early hour, the fire managed to burn through the back or east wall of the theatre, collapsing the wall and roof into the alley. Goodlanf Directions Share This Exploration!

That would get you a hotdog, popcorn and drink. As a kid in the s, during the summer we could get in to the show for a minimal cost plus a ggoodland strip from the newspaper.

Sherman Theatre

The wall and roof collapsed into the alley. Grand Opening was held August 2, Note the movie-themed lights on that wall. New artwork was painted on the walls. Only two years later, the theatre burned.

The Sherman Theatre Architecture Commerce. A Dolby plaque hangs on the wall dividing lobby and auditorium. A pipe organ provided music.

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Sherman Theater

Prior to the show the staff would entertain the kids with contests, prizes and stories on the stage in front of the screen. One hangs near the entrance and displays vintage theatre gooeland. In he installed new seating and returned the front to its original state ininstalling new windows.

Inthe theatre underwent another remodeling. Because of the early hour, the fire was initially undiscovered. The rescued stained glass window. He installed new heating, air conditioning and analog stereo sound. The theatre has regained many touches of its s movie palace origins while staying up to date with current theatre technology.

William on December 5, at 9: The final night tueater film projection was February 28, Bythe rheater had proven their permanence and Goodland was involved in making a movie called ” Running Wild”. Sprague vowed to rebuild the theatre in a more spectacular fashion.