Diamond Theater

Seventh Street and 23rd Avenue,
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

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Diamond Theater ... Tuscaloosa Alabama

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A nice looking theater from the outside, could definately have used some restoration when it was in use as a bar.

Unfortunately, by 2007 it had been demolished.

Contributed by caroline helmer

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on July 26, 2006 at 11:24 pm

Listed in the Film Daily Yearbook;1941 and 1943 editions as being operated by Paramount Pictures Inc. through their subsidiary Wilby-Kincey. The 1950 edition of F.D.Y. give a street address as 23rd Avenue.

deleted user
[Deleted] on February 9, 2007 at 9:19 am

A Reproduco piano/organ unit may have been used in the Diamond for silent movie accompaniment.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on November 21, 2007 at 7:02 pm

Here is an article dated 10/14/07. The theater building has been demolished, and the marquee has been saved and put into storage:
http://tinyurl.com/2vg2tl

DonLewis
DonLewis on August 13, 2009 at 11:09 pm

A view from 1957 of the Diamond Theater in Tuscaloosa.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 22, 2010 at 3:37 am

The public library of Henderson County, North Carolina, has published a book titled “Buildings as History” which is about the works of Hendersonville architect Erle G. Stillwell. The Diamond Theatre in Tuscaloosa is listed as one of the many theaters he designed.

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