Strand Theatre

Rumford, ME 04276

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The Strand Theatre served the western part of Maine for many wonderful years in the small town of Rumford. It was a Maine and New Hampshire Theatre which was affiliated with AB-Paramount Theatres.

The Strand Theatre was operating prior to 1941, and continued until at least 1950.

Contributed by MikeRogers

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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 9:29 am

Open ~1930-~1955 approximate? Can anyone verify the exact dates?

Owner 1930-1955 Maine & New Hampshire Theaters Co. of Boston, J.J. Ford, General Manager, they had 7 theaters in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont in 1967.

Need an address, more info and photos.

rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on September 17, 2010 at 10:58 am

In the “Theatre Circuits” list in the 1942-43 Motion Picture Almanac, the Strand in Rumford is listed in 2 places. It’s listed as part of the Maine & New Hampshire Theatres Co., 260 Tremont St. in Boston. George W. Lane was Pres. and JJ Ford was Gen. Mgr. It’s also listed under Paramount Theatres, unit 30, John Ford.

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