National Theatre

1816 N. 6th Street,
Harrisburg, PA 17102

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National Theatre

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The National Theatre was opened in September 1914, with seating listed at 800. No info on owner/operators.

Closed sometime in the mid-1950’s.

Contributed by Chuck

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JohnMessick on February 27, 2010 at 2:24 am

This theater was owned by Walter Yost

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on October 10, 2014 at 4:30 pm

The National Theatre was listed at 1816 N. 6th Street in the 1922 Harrisburg city directory.

yodibactum on September 10, 2015 at 7:50 am

I grew up two blocks away from the National Theater and attended many Saturday matinees in the LATE ‘50’s… $.25 bought me a ticket, coke, and a bag of popcorn…

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on February 28, 2018 at 12:30 pm

The National was one of four new Harrisburg neighborhood theaters opened in September, 1914, according to an article in the October 10 issue of Motion Picture News. It was owned by Isaac Marcus, who had been operating the Royal Theatre (later the Star) on North Third Street for a number of years.

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