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Tos Theatre in Claxton still awaiting Futureworld
W Tos Theatre 2014 discussion-1
Inside the Tos Theatre, from left, Claxton Mayor Luther Royal, Evans County Recreation Director Danny Swain and Recreation Commission Chairman Myron Midgett meet with consulting architect Matthew Cramer. - photo by AL HACKLE/Staff
CLAXTON — Opened in 1927 when movies were still silent, the Tos Theatre in downtown Claxton closed after a November 1976 showing of “Across the Great Divide.” “Futureworld,” billed as the next attraction, apparently never played at the walk-in. After a decade in public ownership under the Evans County Recreation Commission, a construction project last fall restored the façade of the theater to its pre-1940 outlines.
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