Odum Theatre

SW Depot Street at E. Magnolia Street,
Durant, MS 38063

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The Odom Theater

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The Dixie Theatre was opened prior to 1926 when it had 400 seats. It was renamed Odum Theatre by the mid-1940’s with seating listed at 320. The was the smaller of the two operating theatres in Durant. The theatre closed in the mid to late-1950’s.

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LindaSaha on March 9, 2014 at 9:25 pm

Hello, My name is Linda Odom Saha. My grandfather used to own and ran the Odom Theater in Durant. Hermon Waller Odom,Sr. It is spelled"Odom". Along with my grandmother, Hazel Hammilton Odom and my Uncle Robert Odom.Very special memories there! I have a photo of the Odom Theater. Would love to share more information with you! Can contact me at Thank you so much!

Comfortably Cool
Comfortably Cool on November 7, 2016 at 11:19 am

I’ve posted an image in the Photos Section which strongly suggests that this was originally called the Dixie Theatre.

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