Paramount Theatre

121 E. Wayne Street,
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

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The Paramount Theatere organ

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The Paramount Theatre opened October 3, 1930. It was still listed as operating in the 1950 edition of Film Daily Yearbook.

Any further information would be appreciated.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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minniethemoocher
minniethemoocher on January 19, 2008 at 6:14 pm

Here’s some more info, and photos.
I remember going to this Pizza and Pipes once when I was really little. I loved it, but it burned down only a few months after I went there.

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sculpturesearch
sculpturesearch on October 7, 2009 at 4:10 pm

My great-grandfather, Paul F. Nachtigall, was the sculptor who created and carved the molds for the bas-releif plasterwork inside the Emboyd (Embassy Theatre) and the Paramount in Fort Wayne. I have an article about him that mentions that the Fort Wayne News Sentinel published a special section about the Paramount when it opened on October 3, 1930. If they have an archive, you may be able to find additional information about the Paramount there.

JAlex
JAlex on November 10, 2014 at 8:00 am

Photographs of the Paramount lobby murals appear in the 2014-Third Quarter issue of the THS journal, Marquee. This issue devoted to muralist Louis F. Grell.

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