Oxford Theatre

Ontario Street,
Cleveland, OH 44113

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Located in downtown Cleveland on Ontario Street opposite May & Co. building, and at the corner of Champlain Street (which is not in existence today). Little is known about the Oxford Theatre, but it holds a special place in movie theatre history as one of the only (were there others?) theatres that contained two differently programmed screens in the same auditorium. Patrons could see either the show on the right or the left of the auditorium for the price of one admission. There were approximately 45 seats for each screen. It was open by October 1912, and operated into 1913, maybe beyond?

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rivest266
rivest266 on August 16, 2015 at 9:44 am

In the photo section, I have uploaded an January 4th, 1913 article with two pictures of the theatre as well as an newspaper ad from October 2nd, 1912 for the theatre.

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