Strand movie theater closes doors after 84 years

posted by Michael Zoldessy on November 22, 2013 at 7:45 am

ATMORE, AL — What was said to be the longest continually operating theatre in te state, the Strand, closed last weekend. The owner reported that he simply couldn’t compete with a new upscale theatre at a nearby casino. There is hope it will be revitalized for another purpose.

Read more in the Atmore Advance.

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richarddavismcleod on January 11, 2014 at 10:06 pm

Efforts are already afoot by local community minded citizens to begin a “Save the Strand” campaign from what I have heard and read in the local paper, The Atmore Advance and from friends living in Atmore.

Let’s all wish them the best of luck in their efforts to save this longest running Theater in the State of Alabama!

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