The last day that the Cameo operated as a movie theater.
The Cameo welcomes Southern State College students (now Southern Arkansas University) Circa 1960s.
There was always a long line at the Cameo.
The Cameo Theatre was a one screen theater with neon embedded walls and huge Magnolia murals on each wall.
Opening night of the Cameo September 8, 1949.
Cameo Theatre concession stand.
"Sliding seat in the Cameo are the Nation's first." The Cameo Theatre opened with a special new seating and was touted as being the first theater to have received this new design.
An original plaster Cameo relief on a wall that is flanked with neon lighting.
Mr. W.P. Florence, Jr. Owner and long time operated of the Cameo Theatre.
Mr. W.P. Florence, Jr. in the 90's giving a presentation with his 1950s satin "It's Movie Time USA" banner about the history of theaters in Magnolia. This banner was used at the Cameo Theatre and is still owned by the Florence Heritage Foundation.
Backstory and Context
NRHP nomination for Magnolia Commercial Historic District" (PDF). Arkansas Preservation. Retrieved 2018-01-20.
National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.