Doris Theatre

1321 S. 49th Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19143

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kencmcintyre on January 30, 2010 at 4:19 pm

Boxoffice noted in June 1952 that the theater building at 49th & Yocum was being auctioned off. It’s the second paragraph of the Philadelphia items:

mtkane209 on June 17, 2006 at 4:08 pm

The address most likely is correct. I lived in the 1200 block South and the movie was a block from where I lived, so I concur with the address now noted.

kencmcintyre on June 14, 2006 at 12:32 pm

LM, I think you’re right. The odds would be against two similar-names theaters a block and a half apart. The blocks in the urban areas of Philadelphia are for the most part narrow as it was all rowhouses. Subsequently, the two addresses wouldn’t be too far apart.