Dauphine Theatre, 1920

The Dauphine Theatre's marquee in vibrant color

The Dauphine Theater opened in 1918 under its original name, the Majestic. In 1920, the theater was renamed Dauphine, only to receive a new moniker, Bijou Theater, in 1922. In its heyday, the theater projected silent movies for eager filmgoers until closing its doors in 1932.

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Original photo from the Erik Overbey Collection, The Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of South Alabama •  Colorization by Dynamichrome Limited

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