Graphic Theatre

177 Exchange Street,
Bangor, ME 04401

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Graphic & Bijou Theatres

The Graphic Theatre was opened prior to 1915 and showed films, hosted vaudeville and stage performances in the early part of the twentieth century. Their slogan was “Pictures of Quality in a House of Comfort”.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on June 30, 2010 at 10:36 am

In the 1942-43 Motion Picture Almanac, the Graphic Theatre in Bangor is listed under Mullin & Pinanski of Boston, an affiliate of Paramount theaters. Other movie theaters in Bangor run by M&P were the Bijou, Opera House and Park.

TLSLOEWS on July 2, 2010 at 4:28 pm

Nice postcard Don.

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on December 28, 2012 at 7:58 am

Address was 177 Exchange Street.

rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on December 29, 2012 at 10:19 am

In the nice postcard view, the building with the tower at the foot of the street is the Bangor railroad station. Beyond the station is a river (going on memory here). The station was closed in or after 1960 and torn down a little later. Both the Graphic and the Bijou were within a short walk of the station.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 14, 2015 at 9:39 pm

The Graphic Theatre in Bangor was mentioned in the August 28, 1915, issue of The Moving Picture World.

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