Welcome to CinemaTour!  Sign In

CinemaTour
 
Cinema History Around the World  
 HOME ·· CINEMAS ·· LINKS ·· BOOKS
 Contact Cinematour ·· Help & Hints ·· About Cinematour
 

Princess Theatre


2002 Photo from the Konrad Schiecke collection
300 E Center St
Le Roy IL
(309) 962-2468

Visit Website
Record #9890  
 Opened: 1916
Capacity: 158 seats
Architect(s): WW Van Atta
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:

The Princess Theatre on Main Street contained 300 seats, opened in 1916 as a silent movie house with the film "Tennessee's Partner". It continued to show movies until the mid-1980s, followed by a brief use as a country and western playhouse. The theater was purchased in 2003 by Dave Kraft and Susan and Kris Spaulding.

The theater reopened on Friday, August 6, 2004. It had been 22 years since a movie was shown at the Princess. The building was completely remodeled. Installed were a new screen, 158 new seats, JBL speakers for stereo-surround system, and Century projector.

In the fall of 2006, Mike Hanafin purchased the theater. It was initially leased, but the Hanafin family took over operation of the business on July 30, 2007.

 Photos
 Photos remain the property of the Member and may not be reproduced without the written consent of the Member.

August 2004 photos from the Dave Kraft collection.


79 KB · 625x469

73 KB · 625x469

61 KB · 625x469

67 KB · 625x469

83 KB · 625x469
---

April 2004 photos from the Bob Meza collection.


97 KB · 625x469

95 KB · 625x469

105 KB · 625x469

98 KB · 625x469

60 KB · 625x469
---

April 2004 photos from the Dave Kraft collection.


90 KB · 625x469

111 KB · 625x469
---

March 2004 photos from the Dave Kraft collection.


71 KB

57 KB
---

October 2003 photos from the Dave Kraft collection.


58 KB
The new roof is on.

74 KB
Interior work has be...
---

2003 photos from the Dave Kraft collection.


52 KB

47 KB

62 KB

47 KB


---
---

Return to the top of this page   or   Return to the main page


Last featured 8/7/2004. Last edited 9/4/2007.

 
Fandango
Buy movie tickets, look up showtimes, watch trailers and more!

The content of this website is a research work in progress and is being provided to the public for informational purposes only. As such, articles may contain errors, bias, duplication, or need to be cleaned up. Some documents, images and logos contained in these documents belong to various organizations and corporations. Their inclusion here is for the benefit of the reader and for the benefit of the particular organization, but they are, in fact, the copyrighted property of those organizations. Their presence here does not imply any endorsement of CinemaTour by those organizations. CinemaTour is not affiliated with any cinema or circuit.

© 1995-2014 Vision Entertainment Services. All rights reserved.
Use of this site signifies agreement to terms of service.