American Theatre

Chestnut Street,
Leetonia, OH 44431

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American Theatre

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The Gem Theatre was opened in 1917. Later becoming the Mantis Theatre, its change of name to American Theater dates back to at least 1926. Listed in the 1951 Film Daily Yearbook but not in the 1955 edition.

After closing it was used as a workshop, and was demolished in November 2012.

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Dudester21
Dudester21 on February 5, 2012 at 11:21 pm

Chepke Restoration is now housed in the building according to a sign on the side of the building facing the railroad tracks.

CSWalczak
CSWalczak on November 20, 2012 at 12:18 am

An article about the demolition of this theater can be read here.

Supermanj2
Supermanj2 on June 19, 2017 at 11:34 pm

The American Theater in Leetonia,Oh. Was mantaged by dad Harold Hope. He also helped in Lisban,Columbiana,any may of the drive-ins.I believe the manager in Lisban was Bob Harold.You can contact me for more info. @ .I live in Gilbert,Az.Would like to here from someone.

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