Modern Theatre

1130 NW Third Avenue,
Miami, FL 33136

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The Modern opened in the Forties and catered to “Negro” audiences for most of its existence due to segregation laws. It stopped showing films sometime in the Sixties once integration became the norm and black audiences could attend any theatre of their choice.

Contributed by Al Alvarez

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rivest266
rivest266 on August 24, 2008 at 4:53 am

This theatre was owned by the Bailey Circuit

AlAlvarez
AlAlvarez on November 10, 2009 at 5:37 am

The Modern was already open in 1941 according to the Film Daily yearbook.

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