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Franklin Theatre

Photo from the John Coursey collection
419 Main St
Franklin TN 37064
(615) 538-2076

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Record #3503  
 Opened: July 15, 1937
Capacity: 730 seats
Architectural Style(s):
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Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Franklin Cinema
 Previously operated by: R & R Theatres

The Franklin Theatre moved two doors north into this building in 1937 and opened on July 15 with the feature "Night Must Fall." The seating capacity was 600 on the main floor and 130 in the segregated balcony and admission was a dime for children and a quarter for adults. It closed on January 7, 2007 before eventually being restored and reopening in June of 2012.

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May 2008 photos from the Adam Martin collection.

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Photos from the John Coursey collection.

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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 7/21/2012.

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