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    • Scoop Theatre and WGRC, Louisville, Kentucky, circa 1942.

    • Theaters; Motion picture theaters; Cultural facilities; Buildings; Broadcasting; Electric signs; Signs (Notices)
    • Close-up view of Scoop Theatre and WGRC electric sign and marquee reading "Damon Runyon's Story At the Stroke of Twelve," which was released in 1941. The Scoop Theatre opened at 418 W. Walnut Street, Louisville, Kentucky, in 1942 (although the...
    • Scoop Theatre and WGRC, Louisville, Kentucky, circa 1942.

    • Theaters; Motion picture theaters; Cultural facilities; Buildings; Eating & drinking facilities; Broadcasting; Electric signs; Signs (Notices)
    • Exterior view of the Scoop Theatre and WGRC (showing Road to Victory & News), adjacent to Golden Donut Ranch restaurant and Atlantic Hotel, at 418 W. Walnut Street, Louisville, Kentucky. The Scoop Theatre opened in 1942 (although the building had...
    • Scoop Theatre and WGRC, Louisville, Kentucky, circa 1942.

    • Theaters; Motion picture theaters; Cultural facilities; Broadcasting; Buildings; Electric signs; Signs (Notices)
    • Close-up view of Scoop Theatre and WGRC electric sign and marquee reading "Ky. Derby in the News Defense of Moscow." The latter is also featured on a sandwich board under the marquee. The Scoop Theatre opened at 418 W. Walnut Street, Louisville,...
    • Boy Scouts in front of Majestic Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1923.

    • Majestic Theatre (Louisville, Ky.); Theaters; Cultural facilities; Buildings; Group portraits; African Americans; Boys; Boy Scouts of America; People
    • A group of African American Boy Scouts pose in front of the Majestic Theatre at 618 S. Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky. (Building no longer exists.) Most of the boys wear coats or thick jackets and caps. Handwritten on back: "March 1923, group...
    • Rialto Theatre interior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969.) This scene shows the projection room of the Rialto Theatre. Handwritten on front: Rialto Theatre - Louisville KY. Stamped on front: American Motion Picture Co. Louisville, KY. Handwritten on back:...
    • H.J. Hoffman. Photo of National Theatre.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters; Motion picture theaters; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • View from across the street of National Theatre, located at the intersection of two streets. The marquee promotes The Ink Spots on stage and What a Man on screen. Address: National Theatre (a.k.a. B.F. Keith Theatre), 506 West Walnut Street (now...
    • Mary Anderson Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1933.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Motion picture theaters; Cultural facilities
    • Address: 610 S. Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky. A crowd of people, a sound truck, and a couple of cars are in front of the Mary Anderson Theatre. The marquee advertises "Gold Diggers of '33" with "wide range sound." Streamers with small...
    • B. F. Keith Theatre, lobby.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Original address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Building demolished in 1952). The lobby of the B. F. Keith Theatre (a.k.a. National Theatre) had a domed and decorated ceiling with pendant chandeliers. Handwritten on front: Caufield & Shook Photo....
    • Rialto Theatre second level promenade.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969). The second floor promenade of the Rialto Theatre included chandeliers, wall paper, frescoed ceilings, mirrors, chairs and loveseats, and table with mythological figures forming the pedestal....
    • B. F. Keith Theatre, exterior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Canopies; Billboards; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Building demolished in 1952.). The exterior of the B. F. Keith Theatre (a.k.a. National Theatre) is shown with signs for upcoming shows. The structure includes a rounded canopy accenting the roundness of both the...
    • B. F. Keith Theatre, exterior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Canopies; Carriages & coaches; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Building demolished in 1952.). This street scene shows a side view of the exterior of the B. F. Keith Theatre (a.k.a. National Theatre) and includes a globe-lanterned street light, a horse with delivery cart, and...
    • East Broadway Theatre, exterior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; East Broadway Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 816 E. Broadway. This exterior shot of the East Broadway Theatre shows its twin balconies, lead-paned windows, inset clock, and advertisements for upcoming shows. Although plainer in style than the Royal Theater, Joseph & Joseph's first...
    • Majestic Theatre, interior facing stage.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Majestic Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 618 S. Fourth Street (Building no longer exists.) This interior shot of the Majestic Theatre shows the stage with a piano in front and a balcony on either side. There are three rows of chandeliers hanging from an ornately carved ceiling....
    • Edwin Booth as Richelieu.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Widely-reproduced photogravure character portrait of actor Edwin Booth as the title character in "Richelieu," which he performed at Macauley's Theatre on four of his six visits: in April 1874, November 1877, January 1882, and February 1887. He...
    • Edwin Booth.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of Edwin Booth, wearing long-hair, a mustache and goatee, and costume (including sword), and standing in front of a backdrop with a tree and columns. He is probably playing the role of Iago in Shakespeare's "Othello,"...
    • Maude Adams. New York Tribune. January 14, 1917.

    • Newspapers; Clippings; Periodical illustrations; Theatrical productions; Actors; Actresses; Men; Women; Costumes
    • Promotional ad in the New York Tribune for J. M. Barrie's "A Kiss for Cinderella," starring Maude Adams, which apparently played at the Hollis St. Theatre in New York in January 1917. It features four images from the play, with actors Maude Adams,...

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