Magic Theatre

110 Court Square,
Barbourville, KY 40906

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Magic Theatre, Barbourville, KY

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The Magic Theatre was opened in 1941. It was built for Charles Reed Mitchell.

Charles Reed Mitchell of the Mitchell theater family began working as a projectionist at the Mitchell Theatre in Barbourville at the age of nine. He later became chief projectionist.

The Magic Theatre was still operating in 1950, but is now closed.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 9, 2007 at 10:40 am

This is a recent photo of the Magic Theater building and here is a close-up view.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on April 9, 2007 at 11:14 am

From the info on the photos, it looks like Gary Campbell Insurance operates in the building, which has an address of 110 Court Square.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on October 10, 2008 at 11:49 am

Here is a 2008 photo. Function could be office space.

Tinseltoes on June 26, 2012 at 4:50 pm

The Magic Theatre and its “extra dividends” were described in this 1941 trade article: boxofficemagazine

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