Paulding Theatre

114 W. Perry Street,
Paulding, OH 45879

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Paulding Theatre

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The Paulding Theatre was located in the main business section of town. It was listed as operating in 1950, and the building is still there being used for retail.

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Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on June 15, 2010 at 3:13 pm

In Boxoffice Magazine, January 31, 1953, there was a photo of the Paulding Theatre along with an article mentioning its involvement in a tax protest.
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rlong3 on February 28, 2014 at 4:45 pm

In the mid-1970s, when I was about 15 or 16, I worked at the Paulding Theater. I worked concessions, and eventually operated the projectors. I worked for a Mr Tope. He was a bit of an entrepreneur. On most nights, there were some people who would come to the exit door, just to buy bags of popcorn. Remember this was before everyone had microwave popcorn at home. I loved the place. Now, it just looks sad.

dallasmovietheaters on September 12, 2015 at 4:43 am

On Labor Day 1946, the city of Paulding lost the Grand to a fire and went theaterless until March 10, 1949 when it celebrated the grand opening of the Paulding Theatre. Complete with parade and a benefit screening of “She Wore a Yellow Ribbon.”

pnelson on September 12, 2015 at 7:01 pm

Not a succesful looking theatre but a very interesting looking pic. Great marquee too. Love the light and shadows in the pic.

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