Documenting the American South


Going to the Show

Bijou - Ad - sound films

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Title Bijou - Ad - sound films
Date 3/1/1930
Item Type Newspaper (advertisement)
Publication Wilmington Star
Description Ad for western film "Riders of the Storm," a 1929 silent western In addition to "Riders," a sound Our Gang comedy, "Bouncing Babies," was advertised.
Notes "Riders of the Storm" shows that the transition to sound films did not occur all at once. Silent films continued to share the screen with sound films at the Bijou, even on the same program.
Associated Venues Bijou
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Associated Organizations
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library