Harlem Theatre

501 S. Dearborn Street,
Mobile, AL 36603

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The Harlem Theatre was open in the early-1940’s. It was located on S. Dearborn Street at Selma Avenue. Seating was listed at 600 seats and was owned and operated by King Inc. The Harlem Theatre was listed as a Negro theatre. Since closing in the late-1960’s the area has been redeveloped into housing.

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glennylou
glennylou on November 16, 2018 at 6:25 pm

One bit of additional information: The manager in 1949 was Charles B. Jones. This comes from Eric Ledell Smith’s book “African-American Theater Buildings: An Illustrated Directory, 1900-1955.”

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