Capri Theatre

1045 East Fairview Avenue,
Montgomery, AL 36106

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CSWalczak
CSWalczak on October 13, 2010 at 11:02 am

The Capri Community Film Society which has been leasing the theater on a month-to-month basis for twenty-seven years has finally been able to buy the theater, giving it a more stable future: View link

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on May 21, 2010 at 8:33 pm

Not much of a picture on the night view.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on October 24, 2009 at 12:35 am

An item about the Clover Theatre, as yet unnamed, appeared in Boxoffice, August 17, 1940. The item gave the location as Cloverdale Road and Fairview Avenue. The new house for R.B. Wilby’s Alabama Theatres was designed by Montgomery architect William J. Okel. Okel designed a few other theaters but I’ve not yet tracked them down.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on May 22, 2009 at 8:26 pm

Boxoffice Magazine of July 19, 1941, said the Clover Theatre had opened on Friday (the 19th was a Saturday that year.) According to Boxoffice, the theater had “…ultra-modern appointments and decorations.” The seating capacity was given as 700. The first manager was Don W. Randolph, formerly of Asheville, N.C., and the projectionist was B.P. Bopkins.

brucelee
brucelee on August 30, 2004 at 12:24 pm

Great movie house!!! Currently plays independent films!!! Great southern charm!!!