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Modern Day Picture - Bijou

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Title Modern Day Picture - Bijou
Date 1/2/1927
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Wilmington Star
Description Article comparing current movies and Bijou Theater with original Bijou in 1906. Notes that the first film shown there was Great Train Robbery. Also mentions that James Howard was recognized several years ago in Motion Picture World by D. M. Bain, manager of the Victoria Theater and was noted as the third oldest person in the film business in terms of continuous service.
Associated Venues Bijou
Associated Persons Bain, David M.
Howard, James Fox
Wells, Percy W.
Associated Organizations
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library