Documenting the American South


Going to the Show

Royal Theater Reopens Aug. 23

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Title Royal Theater Reopens Aug. 23
Date 8/15/1920
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Wilmington Star
Description Article says that the Royal will reopen Aug. 23 as movie theater after having been used since 1917 as a vaudeville theater. New manager Walter A. Penny, who was formerly employed at the Academy of Music will operate a "continuous performance" policy starting at 11 a.m. each day.
Associated Venues Academy of Music
Associated Persons Penny, Walter A.
Associated Organizations Howard-Wells Amusement Company
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library