Documenting the American South


Going to the Show

Royal and Bijou - Ad - midnight show

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Title Royal and Bijou - Ad - midnight show
Date 3/28/1939
Item Type Newspaper (advertisement)
Publication Wilmington Star
Description Ad for stage show, Durso's Midnight Spook Show, featuring Durso the Great, ad says Royal Theatre "for white patrons only" and at Bijou "for Colored Patrons Only" at 11:30 pm.
Notes Shows novel way of segregating audiences when one company owns more than one theater
Associated Venues Bijou
Associated Persons
Associated Organizations
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library