Alan Theatre

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The Alan Theatre was operated by Charles Carter. Today, the theatre is owned by Burning Man.

In the 1930's, the C&S Store was at that location.

Lou Rugani wrote: "'March 18, 1952: Mr. and Mrs. Daniel C. Davis, operators of the Alan theater, have begun remodeling the building and plan to show an additional movie each week.' (The theatre was owned by Charles Carter, the justice of the peace.)"


  • Alan Theatre Main Street, Gerlach Includes a photo from the 1940s (
  • John Burns, Frank Johnson. "Residents of Gerlach Like to Think of It As One of the last Genuine Frontier Towns," Nevada State Journal, April 26, 1953, Page 7.
  • "Gerlach Lodges May Be Formed," Reno Evening Gazette, Monday, November 29, 1954, Page 2. Meeting about forming an Odd Fellows lodge was held at the Alan Theater (sic).