Ohio Follies Theatre

144 S. Jefferson Street,
Dayton, OH 45402

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This was a fire behind the Ohio Theatre in Dayton Late 1950's

The Globe Theatre opened in 1910. In 1917 the theatre was renamed the New Globe. In 1928 the theatre was renamed the Ohio Theatre. On April 6, 1962 it was renamed Ohio Follies Theatre and adult movies were shown, the first adult movie was “Unashamed”.

In 1969 theatre was closed.

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ZookieFreddie on July 11, 2006 at 9:53 pm

Having a friend who was projectionist here, I visited the projection room rather frequently during the early 60s. I remember its interior fairly well.

ZookieFreddie on July 11, 2006 at 9:54 pm

Oops! I forgot to mention that the parking garage for the convention center now occupies this site.

rivest266 on March 31, 2018 at 10:19 am

Reopened as the Ohio Follies on April 6th, 1962 on an adult film policy. Ad in photo section.

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