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Going to the Show

Lumbee - closing notice

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Title Lumbee - closing notice
Date 1/7/1915
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Robesonian
Description Lumbee theatre closes-Pastime still open- not enough support in Lumberton for two moving picture shows. "The Lumbee theatre, which was opened here about November 1st for motion pictures and vaudeville, has been closed and the fixtures are being taken out and stored. Manager Wishart says it was a losing proposition from the beginning, and the fact has been fully demonstrated that Lumberton will not support two picture shows. In the expense account is $80 per annum for taxes, included in this amount being $50 war tax. The Pastime theatre, the favorite, is still on the job."
Associated Venues Lumbee
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Repository North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill