Bard Theatre

2470 Bardstown Road,
Louisville, KY 40205

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The Bard Theatre opened October 18, 1941 with Joan Bennett in “Man Hunt”. Seating for 1,100 was provided, all on a single floor. It was closed and demolished in 1998.

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kencmcintyre on November 14, 2008 at 11:02 am

This source alleges that the Bard was razed in 1998. There is a Hollywood Video store at 2470 Bardstown Road as of today, which appears to be new construction.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on March 21, 2012 at 3:47 pm

An article about the Bard Theatre begins on this page of the April 25, 1942, issue of Boxoffice.

rivest266 on October 17, 2015 at 12:09 pm

October 18th, 1941 grand opening ad with photos in the photo section.

rivest266 on October 18, 2015 at 12:47 pm

December 25th, 1968 grand reopening ad in photo section

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