MGM Farmington NH Strand Theatre Studio Card Photo Circa 1941 & 1950

Title

MGM Farmington NH Strand Theatre Studio Card Photo Circa 1941 & 1950

Description

MGM Farmington NH Strand Theatre Studio Cards circa 1941 & 1950. The theater was located in what was known as the Pythias Block or Pythias Hall on Central Street. The building was a filled with much activity and housed many important Farmington businesses and organizations over its' live.

The card indicates that this was a Strand brand theater and that it belonged to the Boston branch. It indicates the town population was around three thousand people and that no other competing theater was present. It had been playing MGM films for fifteen years. It details that the theater was built around 1925 and that it could seat three hundred patrons. The card is signed. The 1950 card is mainly blank except the affixed photograph and some basic information that mirrors the card from 1941. It is not signed.

Size: 5" x 8"

The 1941 item is in the physical museum collection. The 1950 item is a digital file and it does no exist in the physical museum collection.

PLEASE NOTE: This resource was created during the 19th or 20th century. It has biases stemming from those periods.

FHS-Kyle Leach

Creator

MGM-Metro Goldwyn Meyer

Publisher

MGM-Metro Goldwyn Meyer

Date

1941 & 1950

Contributor

1941 card purchased for the society in May of 2018. The purchase was partially funded by a gift from Turner Liberty Insurance. 1950 card is a digital representation and is not housed in the physical museum collection.

Files

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Citation

MGM-Metro Goldwyn Meyer, “MGM Farmington NH Strand Theatre Studio Card Photo Circa 1941 & 1950,” Farmington Historical Society-Museum of Farmington History, accessed October 14, 2019, https://farmingtonnhhistory.omeka.net/items/show/235.

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