Strand Theatre

133 E. Main Street,
Amsterdam, NY 12010

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Strand Theatre

The Lyceum Theatre was operating prior to 1914. By 1931, it had been renamed Strand Theatre and was operated by the Schine Circuit. It was still open in 1950.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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sparkey on October 11, 2013 at 5:12 am

my dad was the projectionist at all of amsterdam’s theaters…as was his father, even before the talkies. i was an usher for a time (remember changing the marque titles in winter)… and filled in as projectionist during vacations and breaks during my last year in hs. so, so long ago now.

DavidZornig on January 18, 2019 at 1:41 pm

June 1936 photo & description added courtesy Captain Bijou Facebook page. Lobby display at the Strand Theatre, Amsterdam, NY, for AND SUDDEN DEATH starring Randolph Scott and Frances Drake.

DavidZornig on November 4, 2019 at 8:48 pm

October 1941 photo added credit John Collier.

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