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The old Sparks Theatre building, 1324 B St., was torn down over the past week to make way for a new Sparks city hall. The movie theater was known, at least in the 1960s, for showing those movies—art films, foreign films. This was before the advent of adult theatres. It also showed family fare, and since this was before the advent of computers and recorded messages, calling ELgin 54242 would get callers a real person and showtimes.