Documenting the American South


Going to the Show


641-643 West 4th Street, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 4/13/1949* - 1981*
Performance Types movies
Capacity 999
Racial Policy
DescriptionAdmission: Matinee 38 cents Nights 50 cents Children 9 cents Open daily 12:45 except Sunday Night shows at 7 and 9 pm
Notes999 seating capacity in the auditorium/ no balcony. Moderne fa├žade with curving details over doors. Curved stucco front. Small concession stand, lounges and restrooms off of the foyer. Theater equipped for movies only.
Building NotesMotiograph projectors Mirrorphonic Sound Hard of Hearing Aids Emergency lighting system Air conditioned location marked from current map. In Winston-Salem city directories after 1950, the Winston is listed at 635 West 4th Street.
Associated Persons
Austell, Dan W. manager
Bateman, John W. manager
Deal, J.D. manager
Dobbins, Carl C. manager
Evans, William J. manager
Gough, Chris manager
Hayworth, Garland W. manager
Rogers, Larry G. manager
Scales, J.R. manager
Stillwell, Erle architect
Street, Martin L. manager
Associated Organizations
North Carolina Theatres, Inc unknown
Twin City Theatre Corporation unknown