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Paramount Theatre

180 Essex St
Salem MA

Demolished 1970
Record #22770  
 Opened: April 19, 1930
 Closed: 1969
 Demolished: 1970
Capacity: 2187 seats
Architect(s): Rapp & Rapp
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Publix Theatres, Paramount Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Keith Spofford.

I went to all these theatres as a kid, the Paramount being the largest and most grand with a real organ that came up out of the floor. The last movie to play there (sadly) was "Midnight Cowboy" starring Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voigt, I know because I was at the LAST show before the theatre closed for good.

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Last featured 6/24/2003. Last edited 1/4/2012.

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