John Street Theatre

72 John Street,
Cumberland, RI

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Roland L.
Roland L. on July 15, 2005 at 10:49 pm

Gerald, I talked with a lady that knew about the building that was used for the John St. Theater. The building was nondescript and recalls it being an Amvets Club type building and not really a theater per se. After reading about the old theaters of the 1920’s and 30’s, it seems that a lot of theaters were no more than halls that sported a screen and a portable projector. From her description, this particular theater was of that genre. She believes the building was razed (as you state) many decades ago and possibly in the 50’s.

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on July 5, 2005 at 6:05 am

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