237 E. Main Street,
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Previous Names: Grand Theatre
The Grand Theatre was Johnson City’s premiere theatre and was opened as a vaudeville theatre in 1902. In June 1914 it was renamed Majestic Theatre. In 1921 it went over movies, operating as a first run movie house for over 50 years. Its Wurlitzer organ was used to accompany the silent films.
During the 1940’s, it was operated by Paramount Pictures Inc. through their subsidiary Wilby-Kincey. In 1946 it was remodeled in a Moderne style. It was closed in 1981, and was demolished in August 1993.
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