American Theatre

1026 Mississippi Avenue,
East St. Louis, IL 62201

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The American Theatre, which stood on 8th Street (now Mississippi Avenue) between Sycamore Street and Victory Avenue, is shown in the 1945 Film Daily Yearbook as being closed with seating for 750.

Any further information on the American would be appreciated.

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on July 28, 2005 at 3:43 am

The American Theatre is also listed as ‘closed’ in the 1941 and 1943 editions of Film Daily Yearbook.

I have records that say it was listed in the 1930-1933 editions of F.D.Y operating as a Negro theatre.

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