Carol Theater

228 N. Range Avenue,
Denham Springs, LA 70726

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Carol Theater ... Denham Springs Louisiana

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The Leslie Theater was opened around 1927. In editions of Film Daily Yearbook between 1941 and 1950 there is only one theatre listed in Denham Springs (population 1,233); the 348 seat Leslie Theater, Range Avenue.

The Leslie Theater was re-named Carol Theater in 1954.

The former Carol Theater is now an antique mall.

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kencmcintyre on December 6, 2007 at 8:56 pm

This site would appear to confirm the Leslie as the predecessor of the Carol:

kencmcintyre on December 6, 2007 at 9:08 pm

Unless two theaters in Denham Springs have been turned into antique stores. Not likely.

Don Lewis
Don Lewis on January 25, 2011 at 10:05 pm

From 1986 and prior to becoming the butt ugly antique store is a photo of the Carol Theater in Denham Springs.

jackx on September 7, 2013 at 11:47 pm

Leslie Theater opened around 1927, as per the Baton Rouge Advocate and by the 1950s it was owned by Mrs. Violet Muse Clark, who also owned the Joan Drive-In Theatre in Denham Springs near the Amite River Bridge on US 190. Both were involved in a bankruptcy sale in late 1953. The Leslie Theater was rechristened the Carol Theater in 1954. The Joan Theatre later became a commercial building supply site.

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