Strand Theatre

156 S. Court Street,
Paoli, IN 47454

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The Strand Theatre opened in 1935 with seating listed at 600. The theatre was located in the town square. It was operated by Affiliated Theatres until it closed.

The Strand closed in 1955 and has since been demolished.

Contributed by Chuck

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 4, 2010 at 9:39 pm

Photos of the Strand Theatre ran in Boxoffice of January 6, 1940. The Moderne design was by the theater’s owner/operator, William Luckett of Scottsburg, Indiana.

Tinseltoes
Tinseltoes on June 24, 2012 at 9:55 pm

Here’s a new link to the 1940 trade article: boxofficemagazine

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on May 17, 2014 at 5:52 pm

The Strand Theatre has been demolished. There are what appears to be five two-story buildings along the section of the square where the theater once stood, but if you look at the back of the structure from SW 1st Street you can see that it is one long, modern building.

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