Oak Theater

1187 Oak Street,
Columbus, OH 43205

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Previous Names: Alamo Theater

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A neighborhood second-run theater on the east side of Columbus, Ohio. The original theater on this site was called the Alamo Theater, according to Phil Sheridan. It operated from 1915 - 1917. Afterward, it became a post office sub-station (source: The Columbus Dispatch)

Purchased by A. A. Abel, he completely remodeled the building. The Oak Theater was opened on September 6, 1936 with Ronald Colman in “Under Two Flags”. The Oak Theater closed in the summer of 1955.

Today, the building is vacant and rundown.

Contributed by Dow Ellis

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rivest266 on November 11, 2021 at 12:14 pm

This opened on September 6th, 1936. Grand opening ad already posted.

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