Little Theatre

220 S. Chestnut Street,
Seymour, IN 47274

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Previous Names: Princess Theatre

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1930 newspaper clipping courtesy Barbara Achelpohl‎.

Opened as the Princess Theatre in 1919. It was renamed the Little Theatre in 1936. It closed in 1949. The building is still standing.

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on June 16, 2014 at 2:05 pm

The April 10, 1937, issue of The Film Daily mentioned that H. R. Wagner was operating the Majestic and Little Theatres in Seymour, Indiana. He had just had Sirocco blowers installed in both houses.

rivest266 on June 4, 2016 at 1:34 pm

June 27th, 1919 grand opening ad as Princess in photo section.

rivest266 on June 4, 2016 at 2:02 pm

reopened as Little on October 11th, 1935. Grand opening also in the photo section.

DavidZornig on November 11, 2019 at 10:32 pm

Per Charlotte Sellers on the If you grew up in Jackson County, Indiana you remember… Facebook page.

“Princess Theater was at 123 South Chestnut Street from about 1922 to 1932, based on listings in city directories and phone books. It was operated as the Little Theater from about 1937 to 1944. A 1943 update to Sanborn FIMs reported "movies not in operation.” The theater was torn down to make way for the “new” bank and drive-thru."

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