Strand Theater

215 Gault Avenue N,
Fort Payne, AL 35967

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Functions: Restaurant, Retail

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The Strand Theater in 2011

The Strand Theate was opened on September 27, 1935 with Barbara Stanwyck in “The Woman in Red”. In the 1950 edition of F.D.Y. seating is given as 250. It was closed on May 15, 1954 with Tex Ritter in “The Lone Star Vigilantes”. In December 1954 it went into retail use.

The former Strand Theater is now an antiques/collectibles store and restaurant.

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Frank on September 14, 2012 at 12:57 pm

Hello Chuck. thank you for the info on the Strand Theater.I was 19 years old when it closed down.was there any pictures of it while it was open.I worked for the Dekalb Theater in 1964.

sandmountainslim on March 21, 2014 at 9:21 pm

The Strand also functions as a restaurant and an excellent one at that! I had a ribeye there tonight. Lovely atmosphere with antiques and old movie posters of Tom Mix ect.

dallasmovietheaters on May 27, 2019 at 9:58 am

The Strand Theatre launched September 27, 1935 with “The Woman in Red" on a 20-year lease. It closed after a May 15, 1954 showing of “Lone Star Vigilante.” It was retrofitted soon thereafter becoming a retail store in December of 1954.

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