Strand Theater

Newman Grove, NE 68758

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Styles: Art Deco

Previous Names: Douglas Theater

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Replacing the original Strand Theater which burnt down in March of 1927. A new theater was built on the site, opening as the Douglas Theatre in July 1927. In 1936 it was renamed Strand Theater following an Art Deco style makeover. In March 1938, W. Johnson sold the Strand Theater to E. Opocensky of Spencer, Iowa. The theater had been closed since September 1937. The Strand Theater was still operating in 1963.

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dallasmovietheaters on January 16, 2021 at 7:09 pm

The original Strand Theatre burned down in March of 1927. Run by W.L. Douglas, he replaced the theatre opening in July of 1927 as the Douglas Theatre. In 1928, Douglas sold the venue and it had six different operators into 1936 when the name was changed to the Strand Theatre with the theatre getting a deco makeover. The Strand was still operating in 1963.

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