1103 Selma Avenue,
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The Academy of Music was operating as a movie theatre by 1914. It was equipped with a Western Electric sound system in 1929. In 1930 it was renamed Academy Theatre. In the early-1940’s it was renamed Wilby Theatre. Seating was listed at 1,000. The theatre was owned by Wilby-Kincey Theatres.
The Wilby Theatre was destroyed by a fire in 1971. The site where the theatre once stood is now the Selma Public Library. Any further information on this theatre would be appreciated.
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