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Crystal Theatre

203 S. Main, Burlington, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 1918* - 1926*
Performance Types movies
Capacity
Racial Policy
Description
NotesThis theater only found in FDY 1926 under "NC Chains" (p.629) but not listed in regular listing (pp 554-556). Only Theaters listed there are Rose and Mack. Other sources do not list this theater for this date (1926). ELH 8/3/07.; Not sure of relationship to other Crystal in Burlington. This one appears to close by 1924. See note above. added note about closing date to "building" field, ELH, 8/3/07. This was merged with a theater found in FDY 1926 under "NC Chains" (p.629) but not listed in regular listing (pp 554-556). Only Theaters listed there are Rose and Mack. Other sources do not list this theater for this date (1926). ELH 8/3/07.
Building Notesstreet was "Main" (Sanborn Fire Insurance Map, 1918); street changed to "S. Main" by 1924 (Sanborn Fire Insurance Map, 1924, p. 2)
Associated Persons
NameRole
Coley, Clarence C. manager (1920*)
McIntire, William C. unknown (1926*)
Associated Organizations
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