Pettengill's Opera House

Sewall Street,
Island Falls, ME 04747

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Pettengill’s showed films and also hosted operatic and vaudeville productions in the teens and twenties.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on June 29, 2007 at 3:13 am

Listed as the Opera House in the 1941, 1943 and 1950 editions of Film Daily Yearbook with a seating capacity of 300.

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on August 19, 2009 at 5:51 am

This theater is not demolished.

aealford on June 29, 2011 at 5:52 am

My mother remembers seeing movies here in the 40’s.

rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on August 2, 2015 at 11:12 am

The Theatre Historical Society archive has the MGM Theatre Report for the Opera House; it’s Card # 382. Address is “Main St.” There is an exterior photo taken Jan. 7, 1941. Condition is Poor. The report says it opened in 1907, was showing MGM films, and had 300 seats. The 1940 population was 1,300.

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