Strand Theatre

217 First Street West,
Mount Vernon, IA 52314

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The Strand Theatre was operating prior to 1941. A small town theatre where the owners in the ads begged folks to support family films, "Attend the Family Films to keep "G’s" coming." Now showing the G-rated "Big Mouth" on June 13, 1972 with the G-rated "Red Tent" next.

Contributed by MikeRogers

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 25, 2010 at 7:24 am

I had a feeling it was probably gone,but didn’t want to add it on the header because there are so many of these theatres now being saved,if there is anything left to save.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on December 27, 2010 at 6:29 am

Open ~1935-~1975? Can anyone verify the exact dates?

Mount Vernon is the home of Cornell College which was founded in 1853, so many students must have went to the Strand.

Need an address, more info and photos.

TorstenAdair
TorstenAdair on January 30, 2012 at 3:33 pm

When I attended Cornell College from September 1988 until January 1989, I saw “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” in September 1988 at a theater in town. It was only open on the weekends. Ah, yes… “The Odeum”! Let me add it!

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