Colonial Theater

139 Water Street,
Augusta, ME 04330

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The Colonial Theater opened in 1913. In the 1940’s, it was operated by Paramount Pictures Inc. through their subsidiary John Ford. It had closed by 1970, when it was in use as a storage facility for many years.

By 2010, local citizens were forming a group to regenerate the theatre.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on July 17, 2008 at 1:22 pm

In the 1942-43 edition of the Motion Picture Almanac, the Colonial in Augusta is listed as part of Maine & New Hampshire Theatres Company of Tremont Street, Boston.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 21, 2010 at 8:15 pm

Ron and Bryan the Colonial is listed with the same theatre chain in 1956 Motion picture Almanac.

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