Wigwam Theatre

East Flagler Street,
Miami, FL 33131

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Opened around 1912 and operated by Clifford Brown, the Wigwam Theatre was one of Miami’s earliest purpose built movie theatres. It was located on East Flager Street, between 1st Avenue and 2nd Avenue. The owner, a showman, gave away pianos and automobiles as part of theatre’s promotions.

By 1916 the Wigwam Theatre was closed.

Contributed by Al Alvarez

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Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on June 9, 2009 at 9:52 am

This link has a 1975 Boxoffice magazine article about Miami movie-going during the silent era:

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BobSteele on April 17, 2012 at 11:01 am

Looking for exact address or pictures of wigwam operated by Clifford Holmes Brown

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