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Ghosts of Dallas: Majestic Theater, 1955

What movie were folks lining up for 60 years ago?
By Jason Heid |

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“People line up down the block and around the corner, waiting to see Fess Parker and Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier at the Majestic Theater,” June 1955.

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Original photo: From the collections of the Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Photo: Leah Clausen

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