The Rio, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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    Walnut St., Harrisburg, PA., razed. THE SAVAGE HORDE, a B-western, was released in 1950, and starred Wild Bill Elliott. The Rio, a mecca of B-movie double features, was razed in 1955. A photo of the site after the demolition follows this one.
    This impressive and beautiful multi-leveled building was once a legitimate theater and concert venue.
    This photo must have been taken during the summer. Note the "Air Conditioned" banner on the marquee.

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    1. Cheri Sundra: Guerrilla Historian 50 months ago | reply

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    2. spehrman 21 months ago | reply

      It is very Deco as well. A lot of the theaters in Washington DC are gone. The Uptown is not doing real great either. The AFI restored the KB silver and it is great.

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