Crescent Theatre

115 E. Main Street,
Jasonville, IN 47438

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The Crescent Theatre was opened by 1916. It seated 350 and was open into the 1960’s.

Contributed by Chris1982

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on August 27, 2017 at 4:32 pm

The Crescent and Amusu Theatres were mentioned in the November 23, 1921 issue of The Jasonville Leader.

The 1922-1923 Film Yearbook listed the Crescent Theatre at Jasonville as one of five houses in Indiana and two in Illinois then operated by J. B. Stine of Clinton, Indiana.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on August 27, 2017 at 5:28 pm

The Crescent Theatre is listed in the 1916-1917 edition of the Indiana State Gazetteer and Business Directory. Frank Newport & Son were listed as proprietors. I’ve found the Crescent mentioned in The Moving Picture World as early as August 17, 1918.

In 1963, Boxoffice published numerous capsule movie reviews submitted by James Hardy, manager of the Crescent,

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