Strand Theatre

139 Love Street,
Tifton, GA 31794

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The Strand Theatre opened March 25, 1916. It was operated by the same management as the nearby Star Theatre. Seating was provided for 312 on the orchestra floor and 88 in the balcony.

The Strand Theatre was still open in 1930 having been equipped to show sound movies. Still open in 1933, it was listed as (Closed) in 1934.

The building is now in retail use.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on June 13, 2015 at 12:17 pm

The November 20, 1915, issue of The Music Trade Review had this item which was probably about the Strand: “Willingham Tift will erect a new $8,000 moving picture theatre at Tifton.” Henry Tift founded Tifton as a site for his lumber mill in 1872, and the Tift family remained a force in the town’s economic life long after.

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