Champion Theater

1723 4th Avenue N.,
Birmingham, AL 35203

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Champion Theater

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The Champion Theater was opened prior to 1921. It was listed in editions of Film Daily Yearbook from at least 1941 through to 1950 and beyond.

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 14, 2012 at 5:16 am

The Champion Theatre was listed in the 1921-22 edition of the Julius Cahn-Gus Hill Theatrical Guide. The owner or manager was P. A. Engler, also listed as owner or manager of the Frolic Theatre. The only address given was 1774 Fourth Avenue, apparently the location of Mr. Engler’s office. CinemaTour lists the Frolic Theatre at 1720 Fourth Avenue. Though the Cahn guide lists both houses as picture theaters, the Frolic frequently presented live music shows.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 14, 2012 at 5:31 am

The Champion Theatre has been demolished. It was two doors down from the Famous Theatre, which is still standing.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 13, 2017 at 3:22 pm

The Champion Theatre can be partly seen in this 1940s photo of the Famous Theatre. The Champion’s marquee is at the far left, though the name of the house isn’t visible.

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