Strand Theater

102 E. Main Street,
West Frankfort, IL 62896

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cecilray on August 13, 2015 at 3:56 pm

The Strand was the “first run” theater in West Frankfort and charged more than the other theaters. Saw my first “horror” film there. They also showed films for schools, like “Macbeth” (with Orson Welles) and “Julius Caesar” (with Marlon Brando).

Chris1982 on June 4, 2014 at 10:11 pm

When the Strand Theatre opened in 1927 it seated 700.

kencmcintyre on December 30, 2006 at 2:26 pm

According to this suit, Fox Midwest Amusements owned the Strand and the Roxy in West Frankfort in the mid fifties: