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Mentioned in the book "Stroke of Fortune" by William C. Cline, the Paramount Theatre in Concord, N.C. was the place to see action serials of the day such as, "Dick Tracy vs.Crime Inc"., "Spy Smashers" and "Perils of Nyoka". Tex Ritter the singing cowboy and western star since 1936 would become a regular vistor dropping by to say "howdy" to his Concord friends at the Paramount Theatre anytime he was booked nearby. In the 1940’s, the Paramount Theatre was operated by Paramount Pictures Inc. through their subsidiary H.F. Kincey.
Concord saw a large selection of traveling actors of the 1940’s known has the Kemp Circuit out of Charlotte. They booked these mainly western stars to promote movies playing in smaller towns.
The Paramount Theatre was still operating in 1950.
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