Becker Theater

S. 20th Street & Mifflin Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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The Becker Theater was a short lived silent theater, most likely a nickelodeon owned by the Becker Brothers. It opened in 1904 and closed in 1906.

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TheALAN
TheALAN on October 2, 2014 at 5:28 am

Was this theater on S. 20th Street or Mifflin Street? No one knows? I guess not!

TheALAN
TheALAN on October 4, 2014 at 7:20 am

With 259 seats, this was the first of several theaters that the Becker Brothers would open in the East Passyunk-Pennsport neighborhoods of South Philadelphia. The Becker’s obtained their fame through the circus and carnivals.

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