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Orpheum Theatre

217-219 E. Main, Durham, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 1921* - 1929*
Performance Types movies , vaudeville
Capacity 750 (1926*)
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Description
Notes
Building NotesOpened before Jan 1918. Showed movies by Nov 1921.
Associated Persons
NameRole
Bunn, Wallace proprietor (1928*)
Carper, Robert L. unknown
Ferber, Nat S. manager (1922*)
Lyons, W.M. manager (1921*)
Nichols, Don unknown (1921*)
Associated Organizations
NameRelationship
Durham Amusement Co. unknown
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Newspaper Clippings

  1. Oprheum Theatre - Ad - renovation
    Durham Morning Herald - 9/4/1921
    Tags: admission price; film title; hours of operation; manager; music; pianist; renovation; vaudeville; WWI