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The Rig Theatre
Wink, Texas

Myrna Loy Comes to West Texas!

Myrna Loy
Myrna Loy after being told she would have to tour West Texas
Vintage Postcard
Rig Theatre, Wink Texas vintage photo
The Rig Theatre in Wink, Texas

Photo courtesy Wink Museum. Contributed by Charlene Beatty Beauchamp
Rig Theatre in Wink Texas
The Rig Theatre c. 1936. Showing Wife Vs Secretary Jean Harlow, Clark Gable, Myrna Loy ( and Popeye )

Photo courtesy Wink Museum. Contributed by Charlene Beatty Beauchamp
The Rig Theater - a handsome survivor of Wink's heyday and one of the rare Texas theaters from the 20s has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The plaque may be on order, but until it arrives, an official paper notification has been stapled to the plywood.
Rig Theatre Naional Register of HIstoric Places  offical notice
Official notice from Texas Historical Commission

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Photo courtesy Lou Ann Herda, April 2005
Rig Theatre today, Wink, Texas
The Rig Theatre today

Photo courtesy Lou Ann Herda, April 2005
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