First Avenue Theatre

E. 1st Avenue,
Rome, GA 30161

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Architects: Albert Howell, McKendree A. Tucker

Firms: Tucker & Howell

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The First Avenue Theatre was opened in 1949. It was showing "Bridge Under the Sun" on December 1, 1961 with admission sixty cents for adults and twenty-five cents for kids. During the 1970’s it was run by an outfit called Chris McGuire Cinemas.

Contributed by MikeRogers

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 3, 2010 at 8:39 pm

It closed as a Chris McGuire Theatre whatever that was.

HeleneFowler on December 5, 2011 at 7:42 pm

The McGuire Sisters bouht the theaters from Lam Amusement Co.. They defaulted on the loan and the Lam’s took bck over the theaters.

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