Southern Theatre

30 E. Jackson Street,
York, PA 17403

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Southern Theatre

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

Contributed by Ken Roe

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dennisczimmerman
dennisczimmerman on July 8, 2012 at 7:34 pm

This theatre operated until at least 1966. I was a student at York College until May 1966 and the theatre was still in operation at that time. The last time I was in York the theatre was still standing and being used as a church. One of the movies I saw here was the Don Knotts film, “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken.” I still have a soft spot in my heart for that movie. I cannot remember any other movies I saw there, but since it was so handy to the campus, it was regularly visited as it was a first run theatre at the time.

57thst
57thst on July 9, 2012 at 6:09 pm

Thanks for the info Dennis. I uploaded a picture of what it looks like now. According to my Dad this place became an X-Rated theatre before its ultimate demise, I guess that is the norm though. I have not been able to find any pictures of this place in operation.

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