Carillon Theatre

2820 W. Cary Street,
Richmond, VA 23220

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Previously operated by: Fabian Theaters, Wilmer & Vincent Corp.

Architects: Henry Carl Messerschmidt

Functions: Retail

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The Carillon Theatre was opened on May 2, 1934 with Joan Crawford in “Dancing Lady”. It was located two doors away from the Byrd Theatre, and was a remodel of an existing brick building. It was operated by Wilmar & Vincent Corp. Later operated by the Fabian Theaters chain in the early-1950’s. It was closed in 1957, and has been converted into retail use.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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ghamilton on November 23, 2011 at 3:05 pm

Sitsa like a poor relation right close to Byrd.Still looks like a small theater.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 27, 2018 at 11:20 pm

A permit to alter an existing building at 2820 W. Cary Street for use as a movie theater was issued in 1933.

rivest266 on September 25, 2022 at 11:00 pm

This opened on May 2nd, 1934 with “Dancing Lady” and closed in 1957. Grand opening ad posted.

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