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Edgefield, SC
Edgefield Theatre

The Edgefield Theatre is listed in the 1921 edition of The Julius Cahn – Gus Hill Theatrical Guide and Moving Picture Directory. The directory states that the population of Edgefield in 1921 was 1,771.

The Augusta Chronicle – April 15, 1925

For twenty-five bottle tops from Bob-O-Link soft drink, you could have your choice of going to any of these motion picture houses or two delicious packages of Buzzy Bar Candy. The advertisement listed the Dreamland Theatre, West End Y.M.C.A. and Lenox Theatre, in Augusta, Georgia, the Aiken Theatre in Aiken, South Carolina, and the Edgefield Pastime Theatre in Edgefield, South Carollina.

 

The Augusta Chronicle – December 8, 1935

In an article about the Trenton P.T.A., it is noted that, “Through the courtesy of Mr. Chas. Hammond, manager of the Edgefield Theatre, every member of the tenth grade will be presented a ticket to a picture show for having the greatest number of parents at the meeting. Mr. Hammond will continue the offer throughout the school year.”

The Augusta Chronicle – January 10, 1936

Edgefield Theatre Will Change Hands
The Edgefield moving picture theatre will pass under a new ownership Monday, January 13. Sam Hammond who has been operating The Strand Theatre for the past year and a half has sold his interest to Alber Berelowitz of Whitmire, who now operates two theatres, one at Whitmire and one at Lockhart.

The theatre will be closed the early part of next week for improvements, the first picture under the management is planned for Thursday, January 16. Mr. Berelowitz will make frequent visits to Edgefield and will have a resident manager, Frank Bryan of Charlotte.


Towne Theatre

The Film Daily Yearbook – 1945, list Edgefield as having the Towne Theatre with a seating of 200.

 
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