Strand Theatre

114 E. Dominick Street,
Rome, NY 13440

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Stand Theatre, Rome, NY; 1941

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Opened on October 13, 1911, Motion World at the Carroll Theatre was located down the block to the east of the Capitol Theatre, it was designed by J.H. Caroll. Later they were both operated by Kallet Theatres chain.

Renamed Strand Theatre in 1921, it was renovated in 1941 to the plans of architect Sydney Schleman, and given an Art Deco style. It was closed in October 1962.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on September 17, 2010 at 5:52 pm

AKA

CARROLL

Open ~1911-~1964 approximate? Can anyone verify the exact dates?

1935-1964 owned by Kallet Theaters, Inc., of Oneida, N.Y., R.M. Kallet, President, they had 18 theaters in New York in 1967.

Anyone have more info or photos?

rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on September 17, 2010 at 7:03 pm

The Strand in Rome is listed under Kallet Theatres Inc. of Oneida NY in the 1942-43 Motion Picture Almanac. At the time, Kallet also ran the Capitol Theatre and the Family Theatre in Rome.

RJT70mm
RJT70mm on April 5, 2011 at 4:21 pm

The Strand opened in 1911 as the Carrol. The Kallets took over in 1921 changing the name to the Strand. As a kid I hung around the booth. They had Motiograph model K projectors, WE 206 soundheads and Brenkert Enarc lamps. The Strand closed October 21, 1962 and was torn down sometime in ‘64 or '65.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on April 5, 2011 at 5:16 pm

Kallet Theatres, Inc, R.M. Kallet, President had 18 theaters all in New York State.

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