Grand Theater

208 The Boulevard,
Eden, NC 27288

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jayology on July 14, 2013 at 12:40 pm

Leaksville, NC merged with two other towns (Spray and Draper) in 1967 to form the city of Eden, NC. The city listed here should be updated. The 1957 closing date for this theater can’t be correct. I recall seeing Bedknobs and Broomsticks (as well as other movies) here as a child. The Grand was Eden’s better movie venue until the Kingsway Cinema opened in the early 1970’s. Next time I’m in Eden, I’ll hit the library and see if I can find more exact dates.

Bill Eichelberger
Bill Eichelberger on July 26, 2012 at 11:35 pm

36.502654,-79.76767 will put you right in front of the Grand Theater.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on August 26, 2005 at 12:36 am

The 300 seat capacity is constant in Film Daily Yearbooks;1941 and 1943 editions but has increased to 506 in the 1950 edition of F.D.Y. Could a balcony have been added?