Majestic Grille

145-147 S. Main Street,
Memphis, TN 38103

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vastor on July 30, 2011 at 11:54 pm

Please note that the Majestic Grille indeed has one screen! In operation!

Will Dunklin
Will Dunklin on November 10, 2005 at 11:24 am

Finally got the address: 145-147 South Main Street. Many thanks to the Memphis Public Library history room for providing the information.

Will Dunklin
Will Dunklin on November 8, 2005 at 10:43 am

In discussion with others from this web-site, the Majestic does not seem to appear in trade journals after 1941, implying that it had ceased theatrical operation before World War II.

Will Dunklin
Will Dunklin on November 7, 2005 at 1:19 pm

Old newspaper ads refer to the Majestic #1 and #2 and also the OLD Majestic #1 and #2. I infer there were actually 4 theatres operating simultaneously with the same name! In the book “Nickelodeon Theatres and Their Music” there is a photo of a Majestic Theatre in Memphis, but the theatre in the photo is most definately not the building that survives on South Main Street.

Across the street was the Strand Theatre (razed) and the Loew’s State (razed). In the next block north was the Pantages (a.k.a. Warner, razed). In the next block south was the Princess (razed) and the Orpheum (still operating).