Southern Theatre

1412-1414 S. Broad Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19146

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Southern Theatre

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Operated from about 1914 to 1952. In 1938 it was owned and operated by George and Samuel Felt. A neighborhood double-feature house that sometimes showed Italian films.

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RickB on August 31, 2012 at 4:23 am

Box Office article from 1938 with a picture of the Southern.

Tinseltoes on August 31, 2012 at 6:30 am

Judging from the Google Street View, the building was still standing at time when photographed. It’s the center one with the “Commercial Property For Lease” sign and man walking by.

TheALAN on June 4, 2014 at 3:56 pm

Yes Tinseltoes, the Southern Theatre is still standing! Since July 2012, the month before your comment, the theater has been home to the Kevin O'Brien Studio, a textile design center. The upper portion of the façade remains as it was when it was a theater. At street level, a modern front now covers the old theater façade. You can visit it above. Enjoy!

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