State Theatre

201 W. Main Street,
Danville, KY 40422

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Previously operated by: North Ohio Theatres, Paramount Pictures Inc., Warner Bros. Circuit Management Corp.

Functions: Furniture Showroom

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The State Theatre was opened September 3, 1937 by Warner Bros. Circuit Management Corp. Seating was listed at 396. It was later operated by North Ohio Theatres and Paramount, the same as the Kentucky Theatre. The State Theatre closed in December 1957. The building now houses the Main Street Furniture.

Contributed by Chuck

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rivest266
rivest266 on March 19, 2016 at 6:15 pm

This was opened by Warner Brothers on September 3rd, 1937. Two grand opening ads in the photo section.

rivest266
rivest266 on March 19, 2016 at 6:44 pm

November 6th, 1953 grand opening ad also in photo section.

Daivid_Gregory_Vaught
Daivid_Gregory_Vaught on February 21, 2018 at 3:51 am

Apparently, my Grandfather (John Charles Vaught) was involved with the Kentucky Theatre for two years and became manager of the State Theatre. I learned this recently from a newspaper clip I have. I don’t know exactly what year though (before 1944).

50sSNIPES
50sSNIPES on June 9, 2022 at 8:53 pm

Closed In December 1957.

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