Documenting the American South


Going to the Show

Victoria Theater - Brief Season of Moving Pictures

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Title Victoria Theater - Brief Season of Moving Pictures
Date 11/30/1914
Item Type Newspaper (advertisement)
Publication Wilmington Dispatch
Description Large ad announcing change of programming policy at Victoria from Keith vaudeville to movies, to reopen after improvements on Nov. 30 (day of ad) . Ad says theater has 900 seats for whites and 200 for colored in balcony.
Notes Another article from the Dispatch (11-23-1914) says that change was made because vaudeville was "unprofitable at this time, due to the situation created by the war."
Associated Venues Grand
Associated Persons Solky, Jacob M.
Associated Organizations
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library