Palace Theater

Depot Street,
Greeneville, TN 37743

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The Palace closed around 1960.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on March 29, 2014 at 12:24 pm

Here is an item from the September 4, 1926 issue of Motion Picture News:

“Booth Ent. Acquires Three More in Tennessee

“E. M. Booth, president of Booth Enterprises, Greenville, Tenn., has announced that plans are being materialized for the building of new theatres in Greenville, Newport and Sweetwater, Tenn. Booth Enterprises already have theatres at these points and have recently taken over the Grand at Lenoir City and the Moneta at Sweetwater. Other houses in the chain are the Princess and Liberty at Greenville, Lyric at Jonesboro, Gay at Newport and Jefferson at Jefferson City.

In 1927, The Film Daily ran this item in its issue of July 20:
"Booth Firm Building Two

“Greeneville, Tenn.— Construction is well under way on the Palace, located on the site of the old Liberty and scheduled to open about August

“The building is being erected for the Booth Enterprises. Its opening will not effect plans for the theater to be erected on Main St., which will also be under Booth management. After the opening of the latter house, the Princess, also on Main St., will be redecorated. E. A. Booth of Greeneville is president of the company which controls besides the theaters in Greeneville, five other Tennessee theaters: the Lyric, Jonesboro; Gay, Newport; Jefferson, Jefferson City; Grand, Lenoir; and Moneta at Sweetwater.”

The recent opening of the Palace Theatre in Greenville was noted in the September 12, 1927, issue of The Film Daily.

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