Grand Theatre

408 Bay Street,
Taunton, MA 02780

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Previous Names: Whittenten Theatre

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Grand Theatre

The Whittenton Theatre was operating in the 1920’s. Listed in the 1927 Film Daily Yearbook with 1,200 seats. The Whittenton Theatre is not listed in 1930. By 1941 it had been renamed Grand Theatre.

Contributed by Ridgewood Ken

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Trolleyguy on August 10, 2013 at 7:59 am

It appears that a parking lot is at that address now. Status should be “demolished.”

rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on August 10, 2013 at 10:33 am

The listing in the 1927 FDY also says that the Whittenton Theatre was open 7 days per week. Surprisingly, not all movie theaters back in those days were open on a daily basis, especially in smaller towns.

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on December 24, 2017 at 1:36 am

The theatre was also known as the Grand, per the 1941 MGM survey card, posted among the photos here. Same address.

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