Columbia Theatre

Bank Street,
Attleboro, MA 02703

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Columbia Theatre

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The Columbia Theatre was in existence in the first decade of the 20th Century and showing films. It was located on the left side of Bank Street, looking north. From a surviving postcard mailed in 1912 it appears to have been a plain wooden structure. It survived until 1935 when it was razed. Additional information on the theatre would be appreciated.

Contributed by Gerald A. DeLuca

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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on December 31, 2007 at 8:31 am

The Columbia Th. in Attleboro is listed in the 1927 Film Daily Yearbook as having 850 seats and being open 2 days per week.

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on January 7, 2008 at 9:06 am

Here is a vintage postcard, mailed in 1912, showing Bank Street with the Columbia Theatre on the left. At the bottom of the vertical marquee with the name “Columbia” are the words “moving pictures.”

James Fisher
James Fisher on June 13, 2011 at 9:40 am

i have the same card very nice

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