Piccadilly Theater

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The Piccadilly Theater was a small cinema located at 108 20th Street North, adjacent to the Empire Building. Owned by Willis F. Westmoreland, the Picadilly opened in January 1926 Its first presentation was Cecil B. DeMille's "The Road to Yesterday." Advance press indicated that the theatre would have "upholstered opera seats finished in red Spanish leather," plus modern projectors, a theatre pipe organ and a "double typhoon ventilation system."

The Picadilly was developed by the Empire Improvement Company.


  • "New Movie Theater To Open: Picadilly Now Underway" (Date unknown) The Birmingham News
  • "Piccadilly Birmingham Opens" (January 26, 1926) The Film Daily, p. 3