Documenting the American South


Going to the Show

The Grand Theatre Opening

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Title The Grand Theatre Opening
Date 12/25/1910
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Wilmington Star
Description "Wilmington's Handsome New Theatre Throws Doors Open to Public and Enthusiastically Received - Best Entertainment" - New theater opened last night (12/24/1910) owned by J. M. Solky and in Solky Building on N. Front St. Movies, illustrated songs and orchestra, open 7:30 pm until 11:30 pm
Associated Venues Grand
Associated Persons Banks, Frank
Kneisel, John F.
LaBarre, Eugene
Solky, Jacob M.
Associated Organizations Tidewater Power Company
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library