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  City Theatre Seats Notes  
  Abbeville Abbeville Opera House 800 Court Square NRHP  
  Aiken Aiken
Princess
New Colored
Patricia
Rosemary
Cinema



700


African American



Stewart & Everett - FDY 1965
 
  Alcolu Alcolu 200 Operated by the Company Store  
  Allendale Pastime
Carolina

300
WH Rentz, Manager (1920)  
  Anderson

Anderson Opera House
Palace Electric
Park
Airdrome
Knickerbocker
Lyric (see Egyptian)
Bijou (see Imperial)
Hudinell
Palmetto (see Egyptian)
Garrick
Anderson (see Criterion)
Paramount
Liberty (see Egyptian)
Carolina
Criterion
Lyrie
State
Strand
Victor
Imperial
Garden (see Criterion)
Egyptian
Pastime
Ritz
Center (see Strand)
Osteen
Belvedere














400
500
274
1000
600








200

1905-1914
1907-1914, 114 N. Main St.
1907-1911, off E. River St.
1909-1909, 210 N. Main St.
1911-1912, E. Whitner St.
1911-1913, 133 N. Main St.
1913-1920, 214 S. Main St. Burned
1913-1916, 404 S. Main St.
1914-1918, 133 N. Main St.
1915-1915
1915-1924, 204 W. Whitner St.
1915-1915, S. Main St.
1918-____, 133 N. Main St.
1932-1957, 201 N. Main St.
1931-1960, 204 W. Whitner St.

1939-1972, 131 E. Whitner St.
1920-1945, 126 N. Main St.
1920-1923, 113 W. Church St.
1921-1928, 214 S. Main St.
1924-1931, 204 W. Whitner St.
1926-1932, 133 N. Main St.
1927-1930, 129 Queen St.
1931-1941, 114 E. Church St.
1946-1955, 126 N. Main St.
1955-1994, 613 N. Main St.
1969-1994, 3130 N. Main St.
 
  Andrews Bijou
Majestic
Princess
Andrews


950
225
(1920) from Cahn and Hill
(1920) from Cahn and Hill
(1920) from Cahn and Hill
 
  Bamberg La Victory
Lyric
Little


300
(1920) from Cahn and Hill
(1920) from Cahn and Hill
 
  Barnwell Woodland
Ritz

300
(1920) from Cahn and Hill  
  Batesburg Grand
Carolina

300
(1920) from Cahn and Hill  
  Bath Aiken County Stores 300    
  Beaufort Breeze
Palm
300
300
   
  Belton

Pastime
Belton
Virginia
Joy


360
260
(1920) from Cahn and Hilll  
  Bennettsville Alamo
Pastime
Playhouse
Carolina
Cinema
Princess
Lincoln
Palace



400



(1920) from Cahn and Hill
(1920) from Cahn and Hill
(1920) from Cahn and Hill



African American
African American
 
  Bishopville Opera House
Lyric
Harper (aka Andrews)

300
(1920) from Cahn and Hill  
  Blacksburg Opera House
Star
State
150
300
350
(1920) from C and H - DA Gold, mgr
Star Theatre opened in 1902
 
  Blackville Lyric   (1929) Stanley Brown, mgr  
  Branchville Edisto 200    
  Buffalo Buffalo 350    
  (back to top)        
  Calhoun Falls Mazda 300    
  Camden Opera House
Majestic
Camden
Haigler
Little


400
500
1000
(1920) from C and H - LA McDowell, mgr
K and H - T Lee Little, mgr


1950
 
  Central Central 200    
  Charleston

Academy of Music
Theatorium
Pastime
Wonderland
Edisonia
Idle Hour
Majestic
New Theatorium
Airdome
Bon Air Park
Victoria
Princess
Lyric
Elco
Uno
Fairyland
Dixieland
Dreamland
Maceo
Crescent
Orpheum
Colonial
Carolina
Dock Street
Garden
Victory
Lincoln
Gloria
Milo
Charleston
Palace
Riviera
Cameo
American
Arcade
Ashley

Terrace

800
114




300



900











400

1000

350
900


1000
1193

700

1869-1931, 225 King
1907-1908, 321 King
282 King
1907-, 249 King
263 King
1908-1908,
1908-1950, 343 King

1907, Hampton Park
1907, 368 King
1911-1918, 84 Society
1913-, 304 King
1909-1928, 348 King - CH May, mgr
549 King - AW Petit, mgr (1920)
368 King
African American 348 King
African American 616 King
158 King
1912, 422 King
1914, 167 King
1909, 424 King
372 King
1932, 399 King
1937,
1918-2004, 371 King
1918-1946, 84 Society
African American 601 King
1927, 331 King
1921-1923
1924
1931-1957, 568 King
1939-1977, 225 King
1950-1950, 343 King
1942-2005, 446 King
1948-2003, 5 Liberty
1950, Hwy 61 and Hwy 17
Maybank Highway MS

 
  Cheraw Lyric
Cheraw
500
300
C and H - JO Hall, mrg (1920)  
  Chesnee Colonial
Star
119
300
   
  Chester Dreamland
City
Chester
Powell
Palmetto

450
450
400
(1920) from Cahn and Hill  
  Chesterfield Chesterfield 300    
  Clemson Clemson      
  Clinton Broadway
Casino
300
300
   
  Clio Edens Opera House
Marlboro
     
  Clover Carolina 294    
  Columbia Columbia Opera House
Columbia
Imperial
Lincoln
Lyric
Grand
Ideal
Broadway
Rialto
Pastime
Rivoli
Majestic
Dreamland
Rex
Capitol
Carolina
Camp Jackson
Carolina (new)
Carver
Community House
Five Points
Palmetto
Ritz
Royal
State
Strand
Fox
Miracle
Jefferson Square
Richland Mall
Nickelodeon

1600
782
782


700
600
385

800



350
500


400
300
600
1600
870
1200
374



600
750
(see Carolina), Corner Main and Gervais
(see Carolina)
(see Palmetto)



(see Ritz)
(1920) K and H - LT Lester, Jr (mgr)
LT Lester, Jr., mgr (1920)

LT Lester, Jr., mgr (1920)


(see Strand)
African American
1931-1939, corner Main and Gervais
Military Theater
1941-1983
African American
Closed

1937-1979
1928-1980
African American LT Lester, Jr., mgr (1920)
1936-1961, 1607 N. Main St
1936-1958
1962-1987, 1607 N. Main St
1968-1979
1970-1993

937 S. Main St
 
  Conway Casino
Pastime
Carolina
Hillside
Holliday

1228
500

650

C and H - (1920)

African American
 
  Cottageville Cottageville      
  Cowpens Gem 300    
  Darlington Bijou
The Blue Mouse
Mirror
Pastime
Alamo

Dreamland
Liberty
Rex
Carolina
Darlington






800




C and H - (1920)

C and H - (1920) GW Hendrickson, mgr
 
  Denmark Lyric
Dulamae
Dane

300
C and H - (1920)

Formerly the Dulamae
 
  Dillon Everybody's
Broadway
Dillon

300
450
C and H - (1920)  
  (back to top)        
  Easley Pastime
Easley
Avalon
Avalon
Lyric
Colony

100
400

300

C and H - (1920) - WC Garrett, mgr
Main Street
African American - N Pendleton St
C and H-(1920)-Phelps Sasseen, mgr
1948 - 2004
 
  Edgefield Pastime
Edgefield

Towne


200

C and H - (1920)
 
  Ellenton Ellenton 150 Town became Savannah Nuclear Site  
  Elloree Playland 300 Torn down in the 1960's  
  Enoree Enoree 200    
  Estill Anne
Estill
300    
  Fairfax Pal 300    
  Florence City Auditorium
Elite
Imperial
Liberty
Opera House
O'Dowd
Carolina
Colonial
Lincoln
Roxy
State




700
750
750
750
300
300
300
C and H - (1920) - Mr. Schnibben, mgr
African American - 1910's - 1920's
C and H - (1920)
C and H - (1920)

C and H - (1920) - JM O'Dowd, mgr


African American
 
  Fort Jackson Military Theatres   Columbia, SC  
  Fort Mill Majestic
Center
200
Stewart & Everett, FDY 1965
 
  Fountain Inn Liberty
Essay

300
C and H - (1920)  
  Gaffney Strand
Cherokee
Capri
Hamrick

517

500
C and H - (1920)

Formerly the Cherokee - Still open
Gone
 
  Georgetown Electric
Air Dome
Peerless
Princess
Palmetto
Palace
Strand





350
546

1908-1912, 810 Front St
1909-1914, 718 Front St
1914-1940, 710 Front St
1914-1921+, 628 Front St
1920-1936, 109 King St
1936-1968+, 726 Front St
1941-present, 710 Front St

 
  Granitville Granitville 250    
  Great Falls Falls
Republic (see Falls)

450
806 Dearborn St NRHP  
  Greenville Bijou
Casino
Garing
Knights of Columbus
Strand
Branwood
Carolina
Center
Liberty
Lyric
Paris
Ritz
Rivoli
Roosevelt
400




500
500
800
300

500
450
800
400
C and H - (1920)
C and H - (1920)
C and H - (1920)
C and H - (1920)
C and H - (1920)



African American
 
  Greenwood Bijou
Liberty
Carolina
Ritz
State
430
430
800
400
1000
African American K and H - (1920)
C and H - (1920) - WA Bozers, mgr
 
  Greer Grand
Rialto
Greer
400
250


Stewart & Everett, FDY 1965
 
  (back to top)        
  Hampton Palmetto 200    
  Hartsville Center
Temple
Berry
700
260
   
  Hemmingway Anderson 466 Anderson Theater Co  
  Holly Hill New 200    
  Honea Path Princess
Lyric

300
C and H - (1920)  
  Inman Amuzu
Inman
250    
  Iva Iva 250    
  Johnsonville Ritz 250    
  Johnston Liberty 250    
  Kershaw Kershaw
State
175
300
   
  Kingstree Academy
Unana
Anderson
250

400
C and H - (1920) - CJ Thompson, mgr

Anderson Theater Co
 
  Lake City Ritz
Propst
350    
  Lakeview Lakeview 300    
  Lancaster Star
Imperial
Midway
Parr

400
550
500
C and H - (1920)  
  Landrum Civic 225    
  Langley Aiken County Stores 300    
  Latta Latta 300    
  Laurens Princess
Capitol
Echo

400
300
C and H - (1920) - WM Switzer, mgr  
  Lexington Carolina 300    
  Liberty Roxy 300    
  Lockhart Lockhart 250    
  Loris State 300 Anderson Theater Co  
  Lyman Lyman 350    
  (back to top)        
  McColl Everybody's
Carolina
McColl
300
300
250
C and H - (1920) - DC Malay, mgr  
  McCormick Hollywood 200    
  Manning Hollywood
Pastime
Parkhill
250
C and H - (1920)
 
  Marion Rainbow
Marion
Colored
Idle Hour
Opera House
638

300
500
450
C and H - (1920)

C and H - (1920) - DK Davis, mgr
C and H - (1920) - DK Davis, mgr
Crawford and Oakerson, mgr (1920)
 
  Moncks Corner Berkeley
Moncks Corner
375

 
  Mount Pleasant Parkway
Carmike
Movies of Mount Pleasant
Palmetto Grand
  Coleman Boulevard
MS
MS
MS
 
  Mullins Anderson 400 Anderson Theater Co  
  Myrtle Beach Broadway
Gloria
Rivoli
Camelot
Gayety
300
500
1,078



Being converted to Performing Arts Ctr

 
  Newberry Ritz
Wells
Newberry Opera House
300
400
now a Community Playhouse
burned down in the 1950's
Boyce & Nance Sts NRHP
 
  New Brookland Dixie 300    
  Ninety-Six Gloria 400    
  North Maxlyn
New
250
250
   
  North Augusta Marrh
Carolina

 
Formerly the Marh Theater
 
  North Charleston Dixie
Port City Theatre
Northwoods Stadium Cinema
Charlestown Square 18
Northwoods 8
Fox
Pinehaven
Cinema 10
400
400

1081 E. Montague Ave
 
  North Myrtle Beach Ocean Drive
Colonial
Playhouse
Surf
  209 Main St. Anderson Theater Co
Anderson Theater Co
212 24th Avenue
225 Main Street
 
  Orangeburg Academy of Music
Star
Blue Bird
Palmetto
Carolina
Edisto
Reliance
State
800

225
200
1000
500
350
400
C and H - J Bernardo Seignious, mgr

C and H - (1920) - J Harold Ziegler, mgr
African American K and H - (1920)
Next to Police Station, new use
Now the Bluebird Russell Street
C and H - (1920) - J Harold Ziegler, mgr
 
  Pacolet Mills Pacolet Mills (YMCA) 300 C and H - (1920) - listed seating 410  
  Page Land Page Land 250    
  Paris Island Lyceum 300 C and H - (1920) -  
  Pelzer Dixie
Pelzer
400
400
C and H - (1920) - Thomas Crane, mgr  
  Pickens Jefferson (see Pic)
Pic
375    
  Piedmont Star
Piedmont
500
400
C and H - (1920) - Hale and Boiter, mgr  
  Ridgeland Coastal 300    
  Rock Hill Pastime
Capitol
Carolina
Pix
Stevenson
Cinema

400
300
800
500
C and H - (1920)




(MS)
 
  (back to top)        
  St. George St. George
Lourie

300
   
  St. Matthews Calhoun 300    
  St. Stephen St. Stephen 250 Closed (still standing but barely)  
  Salley Salley 250    
  Saluda Saluda 300 107 Law Range NRHP  
  Seneca Richardson 300    
  Simpsonville Royal 300    
  Slater Slater 300    
  Spartanburg Bonita
Dixie
Harris
Rex
Rialto
Carolina
Criterion
Palmetto
Ritz
Sax
State
Strand
Union




351
1000
350
800
300
300
600
600

C and H - (1920)
C and H - (1920)
C and H - (1920)

C and H - (1920) - CL Henry, mgr
C and H - (1920)


172 E. Main St NRHP



C and H - (1920) - Jno. Hannon, mgr
African American

 
  Springfield New
Springfield

300
C and H - (1920)  
  Sullivans Island Fort Theater      
  Summerton Gem 300    
  Summerville Arcade
Summerville
James F. Dean



209

C and H - (1920)  
  Sumter Carolina
Lyric
Rex
Sumter
800
300
500
600

African American K and H - (1920)
C and H - (1920) - Mr. Cardoza, mgr
 
  Swansea Paramount 600    
  Taylor Taylor      
  Timmonsville Dixie
State

300
C and H - (1920)  
  Tucapau Startex 300    
  (back to top)        
  Union Edisonia
New
Rialto
Union
Duncan


350
300





Stewart & Everett, FDY 1965

 
  Varnville Varnville
Strand
200 C and H - (1920) - WH Rentz, mgr  
  Wagener Wagener 200    
  Walhalla Strand 400    
  Walterboro Ritz
Cook
363    
  Ware Shoals Y.M.C.A. 400    
  West Columbia Dixie 300    
  Westminster Rex
Capitol

280
C and H - (1920) - Geo. Wilson, mgr  
  Whitmire Ideal
Strand

300
C and H - (1920)  
  Williamston Ritz
Williamston
400
250
   
  Williston Williston 250    
  Winnsboro Winnsboro Mills
Carolina
Fairfield
Boyd

250
250
C and H - (1920)  
  Woodruff Happyland
Hollywood

350
C and H - (1920)  
  York Starr
Sylvia
350
300
C and H - (1920) - J Wing, mgr  
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