521 E. Sixth StreetIn the 1930's and 40's, the Cactus Theater was owned by legendary vaudeville performer Richard "Skinny" Pryor, and featured cowboy and Spanish language movies. His son, Cactus Pryor, would sell patrons their tickets, pop the popcorn, and run the projector, all the while spouting stories and jokes, perfect training ground for his future as Austin journalist, TV-radio personality, and Texas' favorite political humorist. Cactus finished every radio broadcast with his favorite sign-off phrase, a series of nonsense words, "thermostrockermortimer."
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|Date Added||Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 7:08pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 621446 N 3348987|
|Decimal Degrees||30.26646667, -97.73746667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 15.988', W 97° 44.248'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 15' 59.28" N, 97° 44' 14.88" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 501-599 Old Pecan St, Austin TX 78701, US|
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