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Strand Theatre

14 W. Depot, Concord, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 1916* - 11/8/1917*
Performance Types movies
Capacity 600 (1916*)
Racial Policy
Descriptionadmission prices 10/15 cents. shows daily 3 pm and nightly, 7:30 and 9 pm.
NotesStarted out as the Marsh Theater in 1914, and changed names around 5/1/1916 according to the Concord Times. Destroyed by fire in 1917.
Building Notes
Associated Persons
NameRole
Rogers, T.L. proprietor
Associated Organizations
(less)

Newspaper Clippings

  1. New Theatre To Open - Marsh
    Concord Times - 9/24/1914
    Tags: balcony; manager; opening notice; renovation; seating capacity; vaudeville
  2. Play Friday Night - Marsh - vaudeville
    Concord Times - 5/3/1915
    Tags: admission price; charity; feature film; hours of operation; social club; vaudeville
  3. Five Features Weekly at the Marsh Theatre - name change
    Concord Daily Tribune - 4/22/1916
    Tags: hours of operation; music; name change; program change; renovation; ventilation
  4. Programme at Strand All this Week - name change
    Concord Times - 5/1/1916
    Tags: name change
  5. Strand Theatre - Ad - opening notice
    Concord Daily Tribune - 5/1/1916
    Tags: hours of operation; name change; opening notice; program change; renovation; ventilation
  6. Strand Theatre - Ad - feature films
    Concord Daily Tribune - 6/30/1916
    Tags: admission price; feature film
  7. Strand Theatre All This Week - admission price
    Concord Daily Tribune - 8/14/1916
    Tags: admission price; program change
  8. "Where Are My Children?" - Strand
    Concord Daily Tribune - 10/18/1916
    Tags: admission price; feature film
  9. Motion Picture Gives Fine Treatment of Evil - Strand Theatre - censorship
    Concord Times - 10/19/1916
    Tags: censorship; morality
  10. The Picture to be Shown in Concord - Strand Theatre - censorship
    Concord Daily Tribune - 10/19/1916
    Tags: censorship; children; manager; morality
  11. The Picture to be Shown in Concord - Strand Theatre - censorship
    Concord Times - 10/19/1916
    Tags: censorship; company; film title; manager; morality
  12. "Where Are My Children?" - Strand - censorship
    Concord Daily Tribune - 10/20/1916
    Tags: censorship; feature film; film title; morality
  13. Strand Theatre - Ad - orphan raffled off to audience
    Concord Daily Tribune - 10/25/1916
    Tags: children; manager; notable; promotions
  14. Strand, Pastime, Theatorium - Movie Listings
    Concord Daily Tribune - 10/30/1916
    Tags: birth of a nation; feature film
  15. Strand Theatre - Ad - Birth of a Nation
    Concord Daily Tribune - 12/2/1916
    Tags: band or orchestra; birth of a nation; feature film
  16. Strand Theatre - Ad - Birth of a Nation
    Concord Daily Tribune - 12/4/1916
    Tags: birth of a nation
  17. At the Theatres - Pastime Theatre, Strand Theatre, Theatorium
    Concord Times - 12/7/1916
    Tags: birth of a nation; feature film
  18. Strand Theatre - Ad - Birth of a Nation
    Concord Daily Tribune - 12/7/1916
    Tags: birth of a nation; feature film
  19. "Great Picture at the Strand Today" - Birth of a Nation
    Concord Daily Tribune - 12/8/1916
    Tags: admission price; birth of a nation; feature film
  20. Strand Theatre - Ad - Great War Picture to be Shown Here
    Concord Daily Tribune - 12/8/1916
    Tags: actualities; feature film; WWI
  21. Great War Pictures - Strand Theatre
    Concord Daily Tribune - 12/11/1916
    Tags: actualities; admission price; feature film
  22. Strand Theatre - Ad - new management
    Concord Daily Tribune - 7/27/1917
    Tags: feature film; manager; serials
  23. At the Strand - promotion
    Concord Daily Tribune - 8/17/1917
    Tags: program change; promotions
  24. Strand Theatre All This Week - promotion
    Concord Daily Tribune - 8/17/1917
    Tags: contest; music; notable; program change; promotions
  25. Picture Show Drama to be Staged for Concord - Theatorium - local films
    Concord Times - 10/4/1917
    Tags: company; local films; promotions
  26. Grand Fashion Show of Parks-Belk Company at the Strand
    Concord Times - 10/15/1917
    Tags: fashion show
  27. Pastime Theatre - Ad - Free Matinee for Women Only
    Concord Daily Tribune - 10/25/1917
    Tags: children; promotions; women only screening
  28. Strand Theatre is Gutted by Fire
    Concord Daily Tribune - 11/8/1917
    Tags: fire
  29. The Strand Theatre is Gutted by Fire (cont'd)
    Concord Times - 11/8/1917
    Tags: balcony; fire
  30. The Strand Theatre is Gutted by Fire
    Concord Times - 11/8/1917
    Tags: balcony; fire

City Directories

  1. Concord, N.C. City Directory, 1916-1917.
    unknown publication - 1916