Temple Theater

16 N. Spring Street,
Elgin, IL 60120

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The Temple Theater opened in the Masonic Hall on Spring Street in 1908. Elgin’s first “talkie” was shown here. Sound was projected by connecting a phonograph with the projector.

The Temple Theater was destroyed by fire in 1920.

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BrendanM on October 9, 2007 at 7:53 pm

The Temple Theater was located at 16 N. Spring Street and had a seating capacity of 300

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