State Theatre

Bradenton, FL 34201

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State Theatre exterior

The State Theater is listed in the 1943 edition of Film Daily Yearbook, operated by Paramount Pictures Inc., through their subsidiary E.J. Sparks.

Contributed by Billy Holcomb / Billy Smith / Don Lewis

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DonLewis
DonLewis on July 6, 2010 at 12:37 am

From the 1940s a view of the State Theatre in Bradenton.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on July 7, 2010 at 2:11 pm

Open at least till 1950?

Photo says Manatee Avenue, but Google Map shows no such street in Bradenton?

Sure could use an address, more info and more photos!

Silicon Sam
Silicon Sam on July 7, 2010 at 5:41 pm

Manatee Ave is the main E-W drag through Bradenton. Also called Hwy 64. Use the map link above, but take out the ZIP Code.

AndyCallahanMajorMajor
AndyCallahanMajorMajor on October 28, 2010 at 3:51 am

Judging from that 1940 picture, the theater would’ve been at the southeast corner of Manatee at 14th Street, with an address of about 1335 W. Manatee. It’s hard to believe, but virtually everything in the picture has been demolished, except for the church on the left and the tall building in the back right.

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