Posts Tagged: H.A. Creef Jr.

H.A. Creef Jr. at The Pioneer Theatre on March 29, 2012. (photo by Matt Artz for OBX Entertainment)

Final Reel: Pioneer Theatre Owner H.A. Creef Jr. Dies at 82

We were saddened on Friday (July 6) to learn of the passing of another Outer Banks icon this week, as H.A. Creef Jr. – owner of the 94-year-old Pioneer Theatre in Manteo – died at age 82. While Creef’s name...

Pioneer Theatre owners H.A. 'Buddy' Creef III and H.A. Creef Jr. posed for this photo just minutes before starting up the old film projector for the last time.

End of an Era: Historic Pioneer Theatre Goes Digital

The digital revolution arrives today at the 94-year-old Pioneer Theatre in Manteo. Owner H.A. Creef Jr. threaded up the final film ever shown on the old projector at the historic theatre on Thursday, March 29, 2012, and only...