Manville Opera House

Railroad Street,
Lincoln, RI 02838

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Manville Opera House

The Manville Opera House opened prior to 1915. It disappeared in the mid-20th century and along with the Central Theatre on Central Street, seems to have been the only other theatre in this Blackstone River mill town.

Contributed by Gerald A. DeLuca

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Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on July 16, 2005 at 10:58 am

The “Images of America” volume The Lower Blackstone Valley says that, after the fire of November 10, 1919 had destroyed nearby St. James Church, this theatre and the Bijou were both used for services.

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Gerald A. DeLuca on January 17, 2011 at 10:24 am

A rally was announced for Democrats at the Manville Opera House, according to this piece in Providence News, May 28, 1925. CLICK HERE

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Gerald A. DeLuca on February 20, 2011 at 9:50 pm

Proceeds of movie program at the Manville Opera House donated to a charitable cause in January 1925. NEWSPAPER ITEM

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Gerald A. DeLuca on December 30, 2021 at 6:49 pm

The film “Neal of the Navy” played here on November 7, 1915.

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